Exploring Jewel Cave National Monument

Nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota is Jewel Cave, the third longest cave in the entire world. It is currently measured at 192 miles long and is still being explored. Furthermore, it’s estimated that only 3% of the cave passages have been found. There are a lot of …

Ranger Life: How I Became a Park Ranger (and How You Can Too!)

Over the years, I have been asked many questions about my work experiences. Millions of people visit our national parks annually, but many don’t know what a park ranger’s job is like or what our responsibilities are. In my new series Ranger Life, I’ll discuss the day to day lives of …