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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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...
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...
From Sea to Shining Sea
Deborah Schaefer , May 20, 2013
America the Beautiful - How lucky we are that our forefathers cared enough about this great land to preserve it's natural beauty for us to enjoy. Theodore Roosevelt treasured the American wilderness and spearheaded the efforts to conserve it as...
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Leslie Fonseca , May 10, 2013
My Husband, daughter and I love to travel. We go all over the world, but some of the most amazing sights we have seen have been in our own National Parks. Watching the bears fish for salmon at Katmai, hiking through Zion, rock climbing in Acadia,...
Marylu Max , May 7, 2013
WOW !!! Need I say more !!!
Restore Lake Texoma State Park
Stephen Willis , April 20, 2013
Public Parks are targeted for privatization and we need increase funding for all parks to immunize them from unscrupulous developers and the politicians they own. Lake Texoma State Park was once a national park before it was entrusted to the...
Michael Novograblenof , April 25, 2013
I Love this wonderful Planet we live on, and all the life on it. If we can protect some of it in any way, then I want to do that. The respect for everything on our Planet is sadly missing by many, but we can make a difference by protecting and...
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