Did you know that Yellowstone has a Grand Canyon? Or that Old Faithful was once used to wash clothes?
Two years ago, I saw a California Condor at the Grand Canyon. Now, the endangered species is on its way back.
Death Valley is quite a different environment than most camping areas, but the national park has plenty of places to set up your tent if you’re interested in that sort of thing.
At 282 feet below sea level, the Badwater Basin in Death Valley is the lowest point in North America. Temperatures regularly exceed 110 degrees here in the summer.
Situated in the mountains of western Nevada, just outside Death Valley National Park, Rhyolite is one of the best-preserved ghost towns in America.
Death Valley National Park actually offers a lot in the way of scenery, including dry salt beds, brilliantly-colored rock and mineral formations, and even – if you can believe it – snow.