How National Parks Are Faring in the Age of Instagram

Horseshoe Bend, a spectacular overlook of red sandstone and river just outside Grand Canyon National Park, was once a serene picnic spot. Now social media famous, it is attracting thousands more visitors in a mad push for the perfect selfie. Meanwhile, so-called influencers are ’gramming the park’s fields and fragile meadows—often while they trample flowers […]