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Journeys Through America is a nonprofit organization providing educational material for all school-aged children across the country. The program will form partnerships with local school districts to provide children with a new, interactive, educational experience integrating the history of America and its National Parks. Journeys Through America's goal is to foster a fun and adventurous learning environment that will promote altruistic growth within our children and our greater community.

Archive for the "National Parks" Category

Capitol Reef National Park

By Oct 6th 2010 No Comments »

Brigham Young sent settlers out to the remote corners of Utah and said, “…make gardens, orchards, and vineyards, and render the earth so pleasant when you look upon your labors you may do so with pleasure and that angels may delight to come to visit your beautiful locations.” The delightful oasis formed by the orchards […]

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Canyonlands National Park

By Oct 6th 2010 No Comments »

Canyonlands National Park preserves a wilderness of rock at the heart of the Colorado Plateau. Water and gravity have been the prime architects of this land, cutting flat layers of sedimentary rock into hundreds of canyons, mesas, arches, and spires.  At center stage are two canyons carved by the Green and Colorado rivers. Surrounding the […]

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Bryce Canyon National Park

By Sep 28th 2010 No Comments »

Bryce Canyon National park sits atop the Grand Staircase, a geologic stairway of rock that extends from the Pre-Cambrian rock of the Grand Canyon, through the Triassic/Jurassic layers of Zion, to the young Quaternary throne of Bryce Canyon. The Claron limestone erodes in such a way as to resemble the crowns of royalty. The meaning […]

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Bryce Canyon National Park

By Sep 21st 2010 No Comments »

Bryce Canyon is truly a place of inspiration.  However, not the type of inspiration you will find at Yosemite or Redwood – there are no tremendous rock peaks towering above, or towering trees hundreds of years old…Bryce is so unique in its own nature, it’s incomparable to any other national park in the United States.  […]

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Zion National Park

By Sep 20th 2010 No Comments »

Zion National Park is located in Southwest Utah and is considered the most popular park in the state. The park was established in July of 1909 and is comprised of 229 square miles of unparalleled beauty. When reflecting back on the park I find it easy to say that Zion was one of my favorites […]

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Grand Canyon

By Sep 15th 2010 No Comments »

Nowhere on this planet are the scope of geologic time and the power of geologic processes as superbly and beautifully exposed as in the Grand Canyon walls. Grand Canyon is one of the Earths most powerful, inspiring landscapes that overwhelm our senses. The canyon walls reach about 5,000 feet below the rim to the river. […]

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The Grand Canyon

By Sep 13th 2010 No Comments »

The Grand Canyon is one of America’s oldest national parks and is well-named for its most prominent feature.  Saying the canyon is grand may be an understatement. In fact, they say you would have to be dozens of miles above the earth in order to see the Grand Canyon in its entirety, from end to […]

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Joshua Tree National Park

By Sep 13th 2010 No Comments »

Joshua Tree undoubtedly beholds the most interesting landscape we’ve seen thus far in a National Park.  Imagine, if you will, massive piles of boulders, weather-worn and eroded to create fantastic land structures. Arches, holes, and hollows complemented by Joshua Trees strewn all over the land.  It’s dry and hot, as it should be.  Two deserts […]

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

By Sep 6th 2010 No Comments »

A land of big trees, deep canyons, tall peaks and flowing rivers… Sequoia National Park has the largest trees in the world and Kings Canyon is one of the deepest canyons of its kind in North America. Mount Whitney, on the eastern border of Sequoia, is the highest peak in the continental United States. The […]

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Yosemite National Park

By Sep 6th 2010 No Comments »

Yosemite National Park located in Central California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, encompasses an incredible 1,170- square miles of breathtaking splendor.  The park is one of the first wilderness parks in the Unites States. Home to grand waterfalls, deep valleys, meadows, half dome, some of the best rock climbing in the world and so much more! […]

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