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 91 - 100 of 780  Previous12345678910Next
Investment in my Grandchildren's Future
Sandy Hickman , July 25, 2013
Since my now 20 year old daughter was 16 we have been traveled from Kansas to Minnesota each year for a 2 week camping in the Superior National Forest. Words cannot express what those times of tranquility and just being able to surround ourselves...
Mrs
Lori B , July 25, 2013
My husband and I have travelled to many national parks and always appreciate the experience. We just came back from Denali and Mount McKinley and the pristine area made me want to contribute to preserve this area for the future.
DON'T WAIT!!!!!
Charlie Lumos , July 15, 2013
I have been working all my life and didn't think I had time to see what the parks had to offer. I am now retired and I told my wife we had to see as many parks as we can.I can not believe how much I missed when I younger. We have been to several...
Deserve Protection
sally , July 12, 2013
Our parks need more protection and we need more Rangers to protect wildlife in our national parks. Wonderful vistas, experiences in all our parks!
Re-appreciating America
Janet and Kabel , July 12, 2013
As retirees we are fortunate to renew our interest in and love of America and its beauty by taking annual month long driving trips to different parts of the country. We are currently on week 3 of this year's 4+ week trip and have visited four...
Absolutely Incredible
Sandy Brennan , June 28, 2013
We live in Maine and Acadia National Park is beautiful. However, my husband and I drove cross country last summer and were lucky enough to visit Bryce National Park and the North Rim Grand Canyon. I can't find words to express our experience! The...
My Gift to The National Parks
Molly Shearer , June 26, 2013
I have lived and worked and raised in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Conneticut which I believe have the best parks in the nation. Minnesota is on top of my list. I feel they need my support to protect the animals, rivers, streams, trees and the lakes....
Lost in Awesomeness
Elizabeth , June 18, 2013
Every year growing up, my family would pick a new national park to go visit for our family vacation and hiking was a mandatory. The only problem was my parents were not the best at reading maps and guidebooks to follow the trails accurately and we...
Ms.
Patricia M. , May 25, 2013
My friend's story poses an interesting question re: NP management: In February, I made a lifelong dream come true by joining a group trip to South India. I was drawn to the itinerary focusing on India's natural places--national parks, tiger...
All dried up
Donna Izzi , April 11, 2013
I had the great fortune back in the late 80's to visit Yosemite and camp out for one night !! My brother lived in Santa Cruz and I took my one week vacation from Rhode Island to California.I still have the photo album with my ticket and lots of...
Items 91 - 100 of 780  Previous12345678910Next

Close

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:

GO

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

Sign Up:

Or sign up by connecting your Facebook or Twitter account:

GO