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Zion National Park Overrun by Tourists, RSVP May Soon Be Required

Zion National Park Overrun by Tourists, RSVP May Soon Be Required

Reservations could soon be required for visitors entering Zion National Park. HowStuffWork looks at why the NPS is considering the new plan.


Author's Note: 10 Spectacular Places to Camp in the Summer

I'm lucky enough to have traveled to two of these locations -- specifically, Yosemite and Denali National Parks -- so this article was a really exciting opportunity for me to share my passion for both places while learning about a ton of new destinations. Since I've never been camping before (I know, I'm missing out), the research for this article was both personally and professionally quite informative.

One of my favorite facts from my research was about Luray Caverns. I made myself remember the difference between stalactites and stalagmites early in life (the word "stalagmite" has a g in it, and stalagmites form up from the ground), but I never knew the chemical process by which they formed. As soon as I can find a cheap flight to Virginia, keep an eye out for a girl geeking out on some rock formations.

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