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Foot Care While Hiking

Nothing can put the halt on a hiking trip faster than sore feet. Learn how to properly maintain feet and prevent annoying blisters while hiking.

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Hiking Boots Versus Trekking Shoes

Choosing hiking boots or trekking shoes can mean the difference between agony and ecstacy on the trail. Selecting outdoor footwear is a matter of fit, function, and feel.

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Least Visited National Parks

The U.S. national parks system has nearly 400 properties, some of which will have nearly 10 million visitors each year. Others have far fewer visitors.