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Avid hikers Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan share their adventures on the trails of America's National Parks and play all of the games along the way. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon

Avid hikers Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan share their adventures on the trails of America's National Parks and play all of the games along the way. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon
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Avid hikers Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan share their adventures on the trails of America's National Parks and play all of the games along the way. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon

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Episodes

Trail Mix: Kalalau Trail Pt. 2

10/14/2019
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After hiking the first two miles of the Kalalau Trail to the Hanakapiai Beach, Mike and Dusty use their permits to continue on the remaining nine miles toward the Kalalau Beach. Website:GazeAtTheNationalParks.com Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang

Duration:00:34:03

26- Craters and Petroglyphs: Hawai'i Volcanoes NP

10/7/2019
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On the final trek through Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Dusty and Mike find the correct Devastation Trail, drive the Chain of Craters Road to the Holei Sea Arch, and hike the Pu'u Loa Petroglyph Trail. Website:GazeAtTheNationalParks.com Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon Music Producer:...

Duration:00:44:21

Trail Mix: Kalalau Trail Pt. 1

9/30/2019
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Dusty and Mike endeavor onto what has been named one of world's most dangerous trails located on Hawaii Napoli Coast on the island of Kauai. From falling rocks, steep cliffs and the infamous "Crawler's Ledge," they embark on the first leg of the 22 mile round trip trek to the Kalalau Beach on the Kalalau Trail. Website:GazeAtTheNationalParks.com Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter:...

Duration:00:48:05

25- Kiluea Iki Trail: Hawai'i Volcanoes NP

9/23/2019
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After nearing the edge of an active volcano in Episode 24, Mike and Dusty finally walk across the surface of an active volcano on the Kiluea Iki Trail. Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang

Duration:00:46:44

Trail Mix: Secret Falls- Kauai, Hawai'i

9/16/2019
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On the island of Kauai, Dusty and Mike kayak up the Wailua River and hike the extremely muddy trail to Secret Falls...all while wearing flip flops. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks Email: GazeAtTheNationalParks@gmail.com Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon

Duration:00:26:30

24- Halema'uma'u Trail: Hawai'i Volcanoes NP

9/9/2019
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Dusty and Mike travel to Big Island, Hawai'i to hike the trails of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. From the Sulfur Banks to HaleMa'uMa'u Trail, they venture to the edge of an active volcano. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks Email: GazeAtTheNationalParks@gmail.com Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by...

Duration:00:55:50

Season 2 Trail Map

9/3/2019
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In a game of Guess That Park, Mike and Dusty announce the National Parks that will be featured in Season 2. Play along and guess that park! Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon

Duration:00:15:08

Trail Mix: Endangered Species

9/2/2019
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You endangered, girl. On this final Trail Mix of Season 1, Dusty and Mike cover the new provisions to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 and review the NPS guidelines for interact with wildlife (a.k.a. Don't Touch the Animals). Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks #hikeearlyhikeoften #adventureisoutthere #gazeatthenationalparks Original Artwork by Michael Ryan Original Music by Dave Seamon

Duration:00:19:49

S1 Summit Part 4: Hiking Trails

8/26/2019
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In the final installment of the Season 1 Summit, Mike and Dusty compare the hiking trails and terrain across all of the National Parks of Season One. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @gazeattheparks

Duration:00:28:15

S1 Summit Part 3: Current Events

8/18/2019
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From little baby California condors to synchronized fireflies, from moose collars to new hybrid birds, Dusty and Mike talk all the current hot gossip at the ten parks they visited this season in Part 3 of the Season 1 Summit.

Duration:00:32:37

S1 Summit Part 2: Ecosystems

8/12/2019
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Mike and Dusty loop back around to the ten National Parks from Season 1 to cover all things ecosystems, natural habitats, native pants, and the threat of climate change. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks Email: GazeAtTheNationalParks@gmail.com

Duration:00:30:02

S1 Summit Part 1: Visitorship

8/4/2019
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In Part 1 of the Season 1 Summit, Mike and Dusty take a look at Visitorship across this season's ten National Parks: Yosemite, Bryce Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains, Zion, Arches, Canyonlands, Congaree, Rocky Mountain, Cuyahoga Valley, and Acadia. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze At The National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks Email: GazeAtTheNationalParks@gmail.com

Duration:00:28:27

23- Two Peaks, Three Mountains: Acadia NP

7/29/2019
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Dusty and Mike summit two peaks and three mountains on their third day in Acadia National Park, and then see the movie Hereditary. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze At The National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

Duration:00:53:59

Trail Mix: Breweries of the National Parks

7/22/2019
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Mike and Dusty highlight all of the breweries they have visited in their National Park adventures and detail the best brews at each one. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze At The National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

Duration:00:26:08

22- Bar Island, Beehive, & Beyond: Acadia NP

7/15/2019
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On their second day in Acadia National Park, Mike and Dusty hike over to the elusive Bar Island, climb down the Beehive and hike a number of other trails near Jordan Pond. And they play Acadia Business with the names of Acadia landmarks. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze At The National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

Duration:00:54:04

Trail Mix: Salute to America?

7/8/2019
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Dusty and Mike spill all the tea on why the National Park Service diverted $2.5 Million from public fees to fund "Salute to America" and all the details from the Maintenance backlog that could be benefiting from that money. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNational Parks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

Duration:00:30:55

21- Cadillac Mountain & Great Head: Acadia NP

7/1/2019
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Mike and Dusty journey to Maine to explore the Queen of Choose Your Own Adventures: Acadia National Park. ON their first day, they summit Cadillac Mountain and hike to the tip of Great Head. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

Duration:00:58:26

Pride Mix: Ok, Cupid

6/24/2019
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In this second Pride Mix of Pride Month, Dusty and Mike dive into all things gay dating: first dates, horror stories, and the rare times when things work out. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks Facebook: Gaze At The National Parks Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

Duration:00:40:09

20- Buckeye and Valley Trails: Cuyahoga Valley NP

6/17/2019
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On their second day in Ohio, Mike and Dusty make an epic loop out of the Valley Trail and the Buckeye Trail and see a baby deer along the way. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

Duration:01:06:43

Pride Mix: The NPS LGBTQ Heritage Theme Study

6/9/2019
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To celebrate Pride Month, Dusty and Mike take a look at the National Park Service's LGBTQ Heritage Theme Study from 2016, an NPS effort to have more inclusive storytelling across the National Parks. Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

Duration:00:40:05