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  • The National Parks: A 46 year journey linking generation to generation

    In 1971 my wife and I, both teachers, traveled across this country for our summer vacation from Brooklyn, NY. Our journey was 13,000 miles visiting as many National Parks and Monuments as we could. Our first National Monument was Bandelier and our first National Park, Rocky Mountain. We were hooked.…

  • Greetings from Rocky Mountain National Park

    There are so many things to love about Rocky Mountain National Park. The wildlife and scenery are unforgettable. Our favorite hike is the gorgeous Loch Vale Trail.

  • Greetings from Shenandoah National Park

    We found $60 in cash blowing in the wind in the woods near a parking lot. There were no people in sight. We thought it would be better to take the money and donate it to the National Parks Conversation Association than let it litter the forest. Thank you for…

  • Greetings from Appalachian National Scenic Trail

    I've been on the Appalachian Trail on two occasions in my lifetime. It was beautiful and I really didn't want to leave it. However, now that we have the administration in power that we do, and they are suggesting major cuts in funding, PLUS giving out a good portion of…

  • Greetings from Arches National Park

    This park is so magnificent. We hiked, climbed and took in the incredible beauty. The Delicate Arch was a joy to see up close and enjoy the natural wonder. The parks are a true gift from the US Government to its people! This is a treasure for all to share.💕💕💕

  • Greetings from Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

    I was impressed by Fort Warren on Georges Island. The lady took me on a tour by myself and she noticed my ear was bleeding, so we had to bandage that first. It was a very impressive fort. The stories are great too. I missed the first boat over, so…

  • Greetings from Montezuma Castle National Monument

    I volunteer at Montezuma Castle Monument. It is such a rewarding experience. The Castle is beautiful and we have dedicated volunteers and rangers here. I have met countless visitors from the U.S. and around the world. My major job at the Castle besides talking and giving information about the Castle,…

  • Greetings from Badlands National Park

    So Happy we Finally made it here! The first time we came close to the Badlands was in 1997, on a trip to Yellowstone, but our schedule did not allow for a stop at the Badlands. ( That trip is another story to be told...!) We planned for over 20…

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    My grandparents lived near Kalispell Montana. They often visited Glacier National Park and drove the Road to the Sun. While visiting in 1929 they took picture of of their daughter (my mother) Lenora Molver sitting among the Indian Braves at the Lodge. (That Was Then )

  • Greetings from Yosemite National Park

    I first visited Yosemite as part of a 5th grade field trip. This past summer, I finally returned as part of an environmental research program. Together with eight other high school students and two mentors, we hiked 50+ miles over nine days, while carrying heavy backpacks. We traveled from one…

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