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!

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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...
Vanishing History
Deborah L. Chan , June 24, 2013
My grandchild needs to see that we value the struggles we have come through. The fort where Harriet Tubman worked, where civil war slaves were sheltered, must be remembered in our history. Remember, the new majority may be Latins or Asians or...
My Parent's Legacy
V. Orsburn , June 23, 2013
Today is my parents 57th wedding anniversary, so to celebrate the love they have for each other and their daughters, I got them a gift membership. I have had one for a while now, and it is because of the love of the parks they gave to me by taking...
INCREDIBLE
Ruth Connery , June 6, 2013
We recently visited Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California - what INCREDIBLE and AWESOME places. We'll be visiting our favorite place, Yellowstone in the fall. To have these places (and wildlife) at our doorsteps and to be able...
So Much Inspiration
E. Lycke , June 2, 2013
My husband and I have hiked in many of our national parks and have always considered ourselves very fortunate to experience the pristine beauty, amazing quiet and inspiring sights that constantly surprise and delight us. Hiking in our parks is...
OUR Parks
Gail Walldorf Wilkerson , May 23, 2013
As a child, as my family traveled across the country, some of the most memorable trips and places visited, were the national parks. So I took my chilren to visit them also because I wanted them to have the same wonderful memories of this...
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