CSUN Offers Virtual Tours of National Parks
Explore fascinating spots in the natural world without having to put on your hiking shoes or even leave your Northridge apartments. The fantastic virtual programming of CSUN Outdoor Adventures is all about going on digital excursions to incredible places around the country. You’ll also get to learn much more about them from knowledgeable experts. These 30-minute interactive Zoom events are live, engaging, and a great way to learn about nature. Check out some highlights from the upcoming schedule.
Acadia National Park
This majestic national park stretches along the rugged coast of Maine and is known for its beautiful rocky beaches. Acadia National Park is also home to Cadillac Mountain, which is the highest point on the Atlantic coast. Learn about a wealth of diverse habitats and landscapes sprawling across 47,000 acres, and get inspired to visit this stunning destination in person someday.
Big Thicket National Preserve
Make a virtual visit to this unique preserve in Southeast Texas that encompasses 9 complex ecosystems. The Big Thicket National Preserve includes everything from deciduous forest and swamps to pine savanna. As the convergence of so many habitats, the preserve is home to a fascinating mix of birds, animals, and rare plants.
Arches National Park
Southeast Utah's Arches National Park is a wonderland of red rocks and fascinating natural formations, including more than 2,000 stone arches. This scenic landscape is considered a "high desert", located at elevations as high as 5,600 feet above sea level. Along with being incredibly beautiful, the park's rock layers tell the story of geological events that go back millions of years.