As some may already know, this September “The National Parks, America’s Best Idea” will air September 27 on PBS. It is one of the most anticiapated films about our National Park system in decades.

Nearly a decade in the making, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea is a visual feast, featuring some of the most extensive, breathtaking images of the national parks system every captured on film.

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns sits down with Backpacker Magazine and talks about the people, places, and lasting importance of his latest project, The National Parks: Americas Best Idea.


I created TheBackpackerTV because of my passion for the outdoors and seeing nature up close and personal. To share my experiences, and the experiences of others for everyone to enjoy. We go watch hundreds of videos each month picking the very best for you. Enjoy!

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