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Help us reach our $401,000 goal by 12/31 so we can start 2015 strong defending them.

The national parks are yours.

Make your year-end, tax-deductible contribution to protect them today!

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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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Stunning Biodiversity
Ryan Valdez , September 10, 2013
I've been fortunate enough to have the experience of international travel. The top of my list are always natural areas / landscapes / seascapes and other places of such wild beauty. They hold incredible biodiversity, provide us with ecosystem...
Unsatisfiable
Sam , September 6, 2013
I have had the privilege to visit many of OUR National Parks and have yet returned content on not seeing more. The un marred beauty and the ability to jump in head first in it is just magnificence. I have just returned from Denali and it was just...
Its about time
John Roberts , September 6, 2013
My father was a "restoration architect" based in Washington DC so my youth adventures were holding the 0 inch end of a 100 ft tape measure. One of those times was measuring the entire fence around the White House where my father had to show his...
Shining Mountains
Tim Lang , September 3, 2013
The Swiftcurrent valley of Glacier National Park is the home of my heart. Sunrises glinting off, or sunsets' swirls drenching reflectively o'er Mt.s Wynn, Allen, Henkel, Grinnel and most enigmatically, precious Heavy Shield (Wilbur) are the...
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Gayle Spangler , September 2, 2013
My daughters and I just spent a week at Glacier National Park. As we hiked the Highline trail we were in constant awe of the magnificance of this park. It is each and everyone of our responsibilities to make sure this national treasure is...
Protect National Parks
Melissa Jacobs , August 30, 2013
The National Parks are special places where we can go to rest, relax, and rejuvenate our souls. We went to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Buffalo River, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Rocky Mountain. I hope to visit all other National...
Heaven on Earth
Sara Vasicek , August 30, 2013
Visited Yosemite for the first time in late May with my Dad and my daughter. It was breathtaking, energizing, and humbling to spend time in that beautiful place. Thanks be to those who had the foresight to recognize that these U.S. treasures...
My Parks Experiences
Mona Leitner , August 30, 2013
Some of my happiest childhood memories are of my family's trips to many of our National Parks. I remember being awed by the incredible beauty and geologic diversity of Yellowstone, Glacier, and the Grand Canyon Parks. I still remember the kindness...
Why I Give
Jim Boone , August 30, 2013
The National Parks are special places where we can go to rest, relax, and rejuvenate our souls. Whether we visit the parks in person or draw inspiration from images (movies, calendars, magazines, pictures hanging in the office hall), we all...
Shared Heritage
Diana Lindvall , August 30, 2013
I have wonderful memories of visiting the National Parks in California as a child with my parents and later with my own children all around the country. I've lived in and visited many states, and I know how very important the parks are to our...
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