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National Park Trippers

National Park Trippers

By Maureen Hochdorf
National Park Trippers is the only podcast that takes you inside National Parks around the world. Get ready to explore our earth's most stunning locations with exclusive tips, recommendations, hiking, planning strategies, and off-the-beaten-path nuggets as park experts share their stories and knowledge.

Each week a new National Park and specialist is featured, providing all you need to know for your next National Park visit.
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Episode 7: Dive into the Watery Wonderland of Biscayne National Park

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Episode 13: Why You Need to Add Australia’s Kosciuszko National Park to Your National Park Bucket List
Kosciuszko National Park is one of Australia's most popular national parks, especially for winter sports enthusiasts. Located in New South Wales, Kosciuszko offers its visitors stunning mountain views, incredible winter and summer activities, amazing wildlife, and more. In this podcast episode, we’ll help you navigate through planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip with tons of tips, information, and fun stories about trekking through the park.  Guest expert: Maike from @familytripfever Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Kosciuszko National Park Guide
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March 09, 2022
Episode 12: Bison, Bighorn, and Pronghorn - Oh My! Get Ready to Explore Badlands National Park!
Badlands National Parks is one of the most important historical and cultural national parks in the US. Covering 244,000 acres of treacherous landscape, the Badlands live up to its name with its sprawling rock formations and majestic animals. In this podcast episode we’ll help you navigate through planning a trip, family-friendly activities, wildlife tips, when to visit, and more. Guest expert: Allison from @bigtripswithfourlittles Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Badlands National Park Guide
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February 03, 2022
Episode 11: Pull Out Your Snowshoes for Fulufjället National Park
Fulufjället National Park is one of Sweden’s gorgeous winter wonderland national parks. Located on the western side of the country, Fulufjället has so much to see. From spectacular waterfalls to the oldest tree in the world, you’ll be immersed in nature’s best! In this Fulufjället National Park podcast episode, we’ll help you navigate through planning a trip, best times to visit, summer and winter activities, wildlife, and more. Guest expert: Erika from @globetrotter__family Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Fulufjället Travel Guide
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January 05, 2022
Episode 10: Into the Wild National Park Photo Camps
In this unique episode, we take you into the incredible learning experiences of Into the Wild Photo Camps. If you love the combination of adventure, outdoors, photography, and exploring national parks, you'll love hearing about these incredible retreats taking place at nature's finest destinations. It's an opportunity to participate in activities such as hiking, rock climbing, snowboarding, camping, and shooting the Milky Way, while building life-long friendships and memories. Guest expert: Wendy from @intothewildphotocamp/intothewildphotocamp.com Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Into the Wild Travel Guide
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October 12, 2021
Episode 9: Trekking Taroko National Park
Taroko National Park is one of Taiwan's nine national parks and nicknamed The Marble Gorge. This stunning national park offers visitors breathtaking panoramic views of the gorge, waterfalls, mountains, rivers, cliff formations, and much more. In this podcast episode, we give you the inside scoop on where to stay, how to plan a trip, navigating through the park, cultural and traditional activities, wildlife, and more. Guest expert: Angelique from @ourexpatlife_family/ourexpatfamily.com Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Taroko National Park Travel Guide
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September 17, 2021
Episode 8: Grab Your Bear Spray - We’re Heading into Banff National Park
Banff National Park is Canada’s very first National Park, making it Canadian park royalty. Spread throughout 6,641 square kilometers of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff offers its visitors breathtaking mountain views, turquoise glacial lakes, incredible wildlife and more. In this podcast episode, we’ll help you navigate through planning a trip, where to stay, summer and winter activities, wildlife tips, and more. Guest expert: Emilie from @lovelife_abroad Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Banff National Park Guide
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August 04, 2021
Episode 7: Dive into the Watery Wonderland of Biscayne National Park
Biscayne National Park is one of the most beautiful Florida destinations for nature-loving travelers. Biscayne offers extraordinary experiences, from snorkeling and diving to island boat tours with most of its residing wildlife underwater. We’ve got all you need to know about planning a trip to Biscayne, what to do on the islands, camping, and available water activities.  Guest expert: Sandra from @nationalparkpatchlady Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Biscayne National Park Guide
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July 26, 2021
Episode 6: Get Ready for a Pure Michigan Adventure - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is one of Michigan's most popular National Parks. From gorgeous Lake Michigan coastlines to the infamous dunes, this national park is a Pure Michigan gem. Whether you’re camping, taking a day trip, or hitting up the Northern Michigan area, we’ll help you plan your trip to the dunes with tips and resources to get your visit started. Guest expert: Cassondra from @cassondra.wanders Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park Guide
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July 14, 2021
Episode 5: Pack Your Wellies - We’re Heading to The Cairngorms National Park
The Cairngorms National Park is the Scotlands largest National Park, and we’ve got everything you need to know about exploring smokey blue mountains! Get planning and hiking tips, learn about the wildlife, and discover some royally incredible activities inside this one-of-a-kind National Park. Guest expert: Julie from @clanwander Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Cairngorms National Park Guide
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June 28, 2021
Episode 4: Boondocking 101 - Everything You Need to Know About the ULTIMATE National Park RV Experience
RVing has become such a huge part of traveling around the US and exploring National Parks. And boondocking is a unique RV experience that gets you off the grid to see another side of a National Park like never before. For anyone wanting to get off the beaten path and live life to its fullest, we’ve got everything you need to know to get started on your boondocking trip! Guest expert: Shirly from @zulalife Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Boondocking 101 National Park Guide
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June 17, 2021
Episode 3: Castles, Caves, and Moors - Discover Peak District National Park
Peak District National Park is the UK’s original National Park, and we’ve got everything you need to know about exploring this incredible piece of land! Start by planning your trip with our planning tips, what to see and do, historical sites, awesome caves and castles, and moors! Guest expert: Inna from @4curiousadventurers Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes!  Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community And read more on our Peak District National Park Guide
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June 08, 2021
Episode 2: How to Explore the Newest US National Park - New River Gorge
New River Gorge is the US’ newest National Park, and we’ve got all the details on what to see and do and some inside hidden gems of the park from hiking tips, planning resources, wildlife, family-friendly activities, unique park features, what to do in the surrounding area, and more. Guest expert: Amanda from @nationalpark_familyquest Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the podcast to get the newest episodes! Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram  Join our private Facebook community  And read more on our New River Gorge Guide
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May 31, 2021
Episode 1: Get to know The National Park Trippers
Get to know our unique national park podcast in this introductory episode and get a sneak preview of this season's upcoming episodes.  And don't miss an episode - subscribe to the National Park Trippers podcast today!  Follow National Park Trippers on Instagram Join our private Facebook community 
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May 31, 2021