Welcome to the Midwest

Craggy badlands, tallgrass prairies, world-famous hot springs, great lakes, and the Land of Lincoln. Welcome to the Midwest, a region where national parks are rich with history, iconic American wilderness, and a hefty dose of patriotism. To check out stories covering the Midwest Region, keep your eyes on this page. 

What You Need to Know About Our Midwest National Trails

For anyone who believes in the vision of Hello Ranger, you’ll find yourself right at home with the National Trails System. And while we may not have one of the famous “Triple Crown” trails, there are still thousands of miles of National Trails winding through the heartland.

Finding Solace and Solitude in the Midwest National Parks

Whether you’re seeking solace and solitude, space for healing and reflection, or just a little “leg room” after months of social distancing, the parks are ready to welcome us back with open arms. Thankfully, the Midwest national parks offer all of us an opportunity to find some comfort and quiet space to continue the conversations we’re only just beginning.