• A former park ranger reveals the worst mistakes tourists make

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The INSIDER Summary:
    Tourists who don't plan their trip to a national park won't get the most out of it.
    Getting too close to a wild animal to photograph it is a bad idea.
    So is going off the trail.
    Ash Nudd has gotten a lot of dirt in her shoes over the years, but she doesn't seem to mind.
    The Utah resident spent three seasons giving tours, teaching safety instruction courses, and even participating in search and rescue efforts as a National Park Service Ranger in three different national parks across the US. Now, she runs a blog called Dirt In My Shoes where she continues to share trip...
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  • A former park ranger reveals secrets they don't tell tourists

    A former park ranger reveals secrets they don't tell tourists

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    National Parks aren't just for tourists and rangers - researchers work there, too.
    Some rangers live in in-park housing during the season.
    It's a competitive job to get, but it's not all adventure all the time.
    Ash Nudd worked as a National Park Service ranger for three seasons in three different states. Though she's retired her trusty uniform, she still helps visitors make the most of their time in the parks through recommendations and itineraries on her blog, Dirt In My Shoes .
    INSIDER asked Nudd to share a few secrets of the national parks that she learned on the job. Here are four...
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