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Gaze At the National Parks

Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan hike the trails of America’s National Parks. Each episode features one hiking trail in one National Park, one park at a time. Join them as they climb to terrifying heights, cross miles of desert, and hike through the forests of these public lands.

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03/20/23 • 61 min

In Badlands National Park, Dusty and Mike hike the Window, Door, and Notch Trails.

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Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon and Mariella Klinger

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


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S2 Summit Part 3: Histories

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08/17/20 • 32 min

Mike and Dusty take you through the indigenous, colonial, and economic histories of the National Parks featured in Season 2.

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Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


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Trail Mix: Protest and the NPS

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07/13/20 • 28 min

In this Trail Mix, Dusty and Mike uncover the history of protest at National Park Sites, report on current protests, and look at the significance of how protests have shaped the National Park Service.

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#adventureisoutthere

Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/gaze-at-the-national-parks/donations
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S2 Summit Part 1: Visitorship

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08/03/20 • 47 min

In the first installment of the End of Season 2 Summit Series, Mike and Dusty look at Visitorship and access across the parks of Season 2, including Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Haleakala NP, Shenandoah NP, Channel Island NP, Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP, Kings Canyon and Sequoia NPs.

Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com

Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks

Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

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Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/gaze-at-the-national-parks/donations
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Trail Mix: Monument(al) Failure

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07/27/20 • 29 min

In this Trail Mix, Mike and Dusty look at the crossroads of our public lands, American history, and the past and present context of Confederate Monuments.

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Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks

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Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/gaze-at-the-national-parks/donations
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44- Chimney Rock: Capitol Reef NP

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07/20/20 • 46 min

As a way to end the day in Capitol Reef National Park, Mike and Dusty hike the picturesque Chimney Rock loop trail.

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Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

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Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/gaze-at-the-national-parks/donations
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S2 Summit Part 2: Wildlife

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08/10/20 • 32 min

In Part 2 of the Season Two Summit, Mike and Dusty uncover and recount the plants and animals featured in each park from Season Two.

Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com

Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks

Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

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#adventureisoutthere

Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


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43- Grand Wash Trail: Capitol Reef NP

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07/06/20 • 50 min

Mike and Dusty attempt to hitchhike down Hwy 24 and hike the Grand Wash Trail in Capitol Reef National Park.

Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com

Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks

Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

#gazeatthenationalparks

#hikeearlyhikeoften

#adventureisoutthere

Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/gaze-at-the-national-parks/donations
Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Pride Mix: Marsha P. Johnson

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06/29/20 • 17 min

In the final Pride Mix of 2020, Dusty and Mike tell you all about Marsha P. Johnson, her legacy, her work, and contribution to queer history.

Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com

Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks

Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

#gazeatthenationalparks

#hikeearlyhikeoften

#adventureisoutthere

Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/gaze-at-the-national-parks/donations
Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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S2 Summit Part 4: Hiking Trails

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08/24/20 • 46 min

In the final installment of the Season 2 Summit, Dusty and Mike compare all of the hiking trails from the National Parks of Season 2.

Website: GazeAtTheNationalParks.com

Instagram: @GazeAtTheNationalParks

Facebook: Gaze at the National Parks

Twitter: @GazeAtTheParks

#gazeatthenationalparks

#hikeearlyhikeoften

#adventureisoutthere

Hosted by Dustin Ballard and Michael Ryan

Episode Editing by Dustin Ballard

Original Artwork by Michael Ryan

Original Music by Dave Seamon

Music Producer: Skyler Fortgang


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/gaze-at-the-national-parks/donations
Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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How many episodes does Gaze At the National Parks have?

Gaze At the National Parks currently has 232 episodes available.

What topics does Gaze At the National Parks cover?

The podcast is about Places & Travel, Society & Culture, Podcasts, Sports and Wilderness.

What is the most popular episode on Gaze At the National Parks?

The episode title '95- Window, Door, Notch: Badlands National Park' is the most popular.

What is the average episode length on Gaze At the National Parks?

The average episode length on Gaze At the National Parks is 40 minutes.

How often are episodes of Gaze At the National Parks released?

Episodes of Gaze At the National Parks are typically released every 7 days.

When was the first episode of Gaze At the National Parks?

The first episode of Gaze At the National Parks was released on Sep 14, 2018.

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