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Filled with striking blue waters, North Cascades National Park resides about 3 hours from Seattle in northern Washington. These deep and bright blue waters are fed by the melting glaciers in the Cascade Mountain range. This mountain range extends from Northern California through Washington and ends in Southern British Columbia. It includes both volcanic and non-volcanic mountains.  In addition to the notably blue waters, the park is also characterized by it's massive lakes, water falls and jagged peaks covered in glaciers. In fact, North Cascades has over 300 glaciers, more than any other US National Park outside of Alaska. The park...

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In 1949, a group of pioneers got lost in a desert valley. Only one of the pioneers died, however, they all assumed the valley would be their grave. After being rescued, one of the men turned around and said, “Goodby Death Valley,” and that’s how the valley came to be known! Devil's Golf Course Death Valley is the LARGEST national park in the continental US at 3.3 million acres. In the park you'll find the lowest point in North America: Badwater Basin at 282 ft below sea level. This is also where the hottest temperature on earth ever was recorded at...

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OTAK spent a weekend in Joshua Tree National Park and have some amazing photos, fun insight and tips to share with you!

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