Amber Share

author, “Subpar Parks: America’s Most Extraordinary National Parks and their Least Impressed Visitors”

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“ Trees block view and there are too many gray rocks ” is a real review of Yosemite National Park in Central California, which is known for giant sequoia trees, towering granite cliffs…

In ‘Subpar Parks,’ why some people are giving bad reviews of Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and more

“ Trees block view and there are too many gray rocks ” is a real review of Yosemite National Park in Central California, which is known for giant sequoia trees, towering granite cliffs…

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