Clara's Railroad Crossing
"Dedicated to the railroad-loving public everywhere," this page is sponsored by Clara's Restaurants. Learn about national railroad clubs and trains, or click on an individual state for local information on museums, trains, model railroads, and more. You can also take impressive photo tours of Clara's restaurants, located in old train depots in Michigan.
Desert USA Magazine
This excellent site, attractive and well organized, offers comprehensive information on the geography, plants, animals, and people of the desert, especially the desert of the American Southwest. Published online monthly with back issues archived, DesertUSA has features, desert adventures (including park, climbing, and camping information), desert talk, a trading post, and more. Great stuff!
Enfo Recreation Center
This site is short on introduction and recent update, but long on lists of interesting links in diverse categories like BackCountry Travel, music, cooking, and sports.
This site offers all a hunter could ask, including wildlife and retriever information that even the nonhunter will find interesting. Deer hunting gets a lot of attention, but there are sections devoted to turkey and big game as well. Outfitters, tips, chat, quizzes, much more.
What a wonderful blend of history, beauty, and travel tips. Do the virtual visit of a hundred lighthouses (U.S. and Irish) or just the top ten, learn which are endangered, or glean travel information for an upcoming trip. Lovely.
This attractive site will make you want to head for Longboat Key, off the Gulf Coast of Florida. It combines lovely photos with great text on how to get there, what to see, upcoming events, and even what to do if you want to move there.
This is a summary of what Louisiana offers to in the way of recreation, with camping, fishing, and hunting information just a link away. There are also short sections on Mardi Gras in New Orleans and on gardening, music, and theater.
NPS Management Policies
Discover the history of national parks starting with Yellowstone. Learn about past developments as well as current management and planning techniques.
National Parks and Conservation Association
Founded in 1919 and having more than 500,000 members today, the NPCA is dedicated to helping U.S. National Parks. This large site offers pictures and information on the parks, a collection of related sites, access to the group's newsletter and magazine, and "the finer points of electronic activism."
National Parks Worldwide
Hosted by Polish National Parks, this site offers dozens of links to general park sites. There's also a section listing and linking to park sites categorized by continent and country. Lots of worthwhile information has been gathered here for you, park lovers!
Portland Parks and Recreation
Portland, Oregon, where "the opportunities are endless," offers park and trail information as well as links to sightseeing information for the state of Oregon.
Recreations in Belgium
InfoHub lists resources on caving, climbing, skydiving and other recreations in Belgium.
Recreations in Canada
InfoHub can link you to dozens of sites with Canadian recreation information including skiing, hiking, biking, golfing. and more.
Recreations in Finland
This InfoHub site links you to sources on hunting, boating, hiking, and other recreations in Finland. (Some sources not in English.)
Recreations in Netherlands
The Netherlands offers biking, golfing, scuba diving, and more. Visit this InfoHub site for information about the various activities in which you can participate during your stay in the Netherlands.
Recreations in Norway
The folks at InfoHub bring you sources on the climbing, fishing, skiing and other recreational opportunities of Norway.
Recreations in Ohio
InfoHub's Ohio site has links to information on hunting, hang gliding, and...suprise!...scuba diving.
South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks
This large, attractive site offers information on South Dakota's parks and its efforts to maintain a favorable environment for fish and game. You can pull GFP News from archives for past years, pull a clickable map of counties for public lands and local information, or find out how to become "an outdoors-woman."
From GORP: Great Outdoor Recreation Pages, this site gives a brief, interesting history of Theodore Roosevelt's connection with North Dakota, and then offers excellent North Dakota parks information and links to U.S. park and memorial sites.
Trinity River Corridor Parks and Recreation
Gives facts about River Legacy Parks and the Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area of north central Texas, including maps, guides, and information about events and facilities.
US State Department Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets
Thinking of travel to some exotic spot? Check here for document requirements, country descriptions, tourist and medical facilities, and more, plus the US State Department's warnings about safety issues.
The World Playground, Parks & Recreation Products and Services Web Directory
A directory of all the playground and recreation services companies you could ever want.
This site offers just about all you could want to know about Yellowstone National Park: history, wildlife, natural features, lodgings, much more. Presented by people who spend a lot of time there, and love it.