Shared Stories

Welcome to our Shared Stories section, where visitors to our parks and NPCA donors have chosen to share their thoughts and stories regarding our National Parks! Thank you to all who have shared their story with the rest of us!

Want to share your own story of a park visit or perhaps a reason why you support NPCA? Click below to share your own story with others!

Share your Park Story
Share your "Why I give to NPCA" story

Items 1 - 10 of 775  12345678910Next
Preserving Parks For Future Generations
Tom A , July 8, 2014
I grew up on a cattle ranch in Nebraska, and love the outdoors. I live in Texas now, and believe that we should preserve our national parks and the natural habit for animals and birds for the future generations. To this day, I cannot see a deer,...
Laurel McClaren , July 6, 2014
I live in Colorado and love going to Rocky Mt National Park! It is so beautiful there with the elk, mountain goats and all the other animals that live there and the scenery is magnificent! I also visit other national parks like Yellowstone,...
For my sons and their sons
Rich Braslow , June 19, 2014
Three years ago I had the opportunity to visit the Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce with my oldest son. It is a trip I will never forgot. I support NPCA with the hope that down the road my son will be able to have the same experience with his son or...
Outdoor Wildlife Nature
Joshua , June 2, 2014
I support National Parks because it prevents the encroachment of civilization on some of the most beautiful land in America and we need to keep it special and wild and and keep that way for as long as we possibly can so our future generation can...
Why I Support NPCA
Tami Howard , May 24, 2014
I am a lifelong lover of the great outdoors and nature. I always feel closer to God when I visit a National Park, our natural cathedrals. The experience is truly spiritual for me. These are the places where one's spirit can soar. The National...
Holly , May 7, 2014
No other destination can foster the health and well-being of land, animals, people, history and future like our national parks. They are there for us to enjoy, and it is imperative we preserve and conserve their very crucial place in our history,...
Gift to the Future
J. Loiseau , May 1, 2014
I am indeed fortunate to have witnessed the unique beauty of some of our national parks, and I lend my support because future generations deserve to experience the mountains, lakes and rivers in pristine wilderness; to see the awesome sights of...
For Our Future
Jean , May 1, 2014
These parks are America's homeland - our country. They are my family's healthy vacations, where we get fit. Creatures found nowhere else on earth are there, and the stars above them are visible like no where else. We need quiet, scenic views to...
They Can't Be Replaced
Carol , April 30, 2014
We have visited 25 National Parks, to date, on our annual motorcycle trips and there are so many more to see. I want my grandchildren and great-grandchildren to be able to see the things we have seen - glaciers, waterfalls, hundreds year old...
Its a Neighborhood
Larry Bloom , April 20, 2014
I want to retire to a place where its totally peaceful, visually scenic, and well-protected. Its a neighborhood without the neighbors and if a bear or 2 comes along so be it, bears will keep away the thieves.
Items 1 - 10 of 775  12345678910Next


Want to learn more about the  ?

The   can be seen in the wild in America’s national parks. Why not join the National Parks Conservation Association community to protect and preserve our national parks?

Sign up to protect parks in   & other states

Why not join the National Parks Conservation Association Community to protect and preserve our national parks?

Sign up to protect   and other National Parks

Why not join the National Parks Conservation Association Community to protect and preserve our national parks?

Please leave this field empty
Yes, please sign me up for NPCA’s newsletter and other emails about protecting our national parks!

National Parks Conservation Association
National Parks Conservation Association

Log In

Or log in with your connected Facebook or Twitter account:


Welcome to our growing community of park advocates. Thanks for signing up!

Sign Up:

Or sign up by connecting your Facebook or Twitter account: