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Top Three Glow-in-the-Dark Trips

See glowing plankton, mushrooms, and bugs on these brilliant adventures. Missed bioluminescence in biology class? Here are three wild places to see this phenomenon–a chemical reaction of an enzyme called luciferin and oxygen that lights up sea life, insects, and mushrooms. San Juan Island, WA | Big South Fork, TN/KY | Porcupine Mountains, MI San …

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Three Ways To See: The Madison Range

Basecamp: Solve the riddle of the Sphinx Rising 10,876 feet, Sphinx Mountain stands guard over the same wildlife that call Yellowstone home. Viewing the peak from the Madison Valley, the reddish brown fortress stands out amongst its peers and practically begs to be climbed. Pitch your tent at the Bear Creek Campground (free, no reservations). …

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