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An early morning hike near Joshua Tree National Park

Say you're out exploring in your favorite national park—skirting the base of a rock formation in Joshua Tree, or making your way to the windswept coast at Acadia. You're just getting into a rhythm when the trail takes a turn and you see, instead of an empty horizon, a house and driveway. Huh...

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