Let’s face it: visiting national parks isn’t always a walk in the park. As beautiful, fun, and inspiring as these places are, these are also places where it’s all too easy to make a mistake, and there’s nothing wrong with that. We’re only human, after all! Plus, mistakes are how we learn, right?

Think of this page as your national parks confessional. From the funny mistakes to the scary ones, this is a place where we can all share our “Mistakes in the Parks.” What’s yours?

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Embracing Your Inner Gazelle on a Night Hike

Night hikes can be a great way to experience parks in a totally different environment, with even more peace and serenity than day hikes. But serenity comes to a screeching halt when you spot glowing eyes looking down at you from a canyon wall, as Jenn explains in her submission from Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction.

Inadvertent Off-Roading

This confession was sent in by Lindsay King, our Solo Travel Ambassador, who reminisces about a time in Yosemite when she did a little unintentional off-roading.

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