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  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    As a child, my parents took our family to the Grand Canyon National Park. The view of the canyon scenery was both scary and breathtaking. The experience and memory stays with me today. Now an adult, I was fortunate to return to the canyon with my own family of 4…

  • Greetings from Rocky Mountain National Park

    Beyond the First Mile Pale winter sunlight barely peeks over the snowy mountaintops as I pull into the parking lot, still bleary-eyed while sipping my thermos full of coffee. Three other SUVs sit at the far corner near the trailhead; I sigh, disappointed I’m not the first one here. Wintertime’s…

  • Greetings from Mesa Verde National Park

    This Ranger has been a NPS Ranger for a LONG time and her knowledge and wisdom are incredible! I wish I knew her name. She was giving our tour on May 23, 2015.

  • Greetings from Badlands National Park

    We have been visiting the National Parks for more than 40 years. We were married at the botanic garden on Haleakala. Most recently we visited the Badlands, Mt. Rushmore and Devil's Tower on a road trip through the West. The stark beauty of the Badlands was more breathtaking than I…

  • Greetings from Carlsbad Caverns National Park

    My mom has been sitting at the table reading about the Caverns. She told me all about the bats and how amazing it is to be there when they fly out of the cave. When we are free to travel we are going to go. I bought her the parks…

  • Greetings from Grand Teton National Park

    As I read your story "The Voice of Glacier" about ranger Follett working 50 years at Glacier, I thought that you should do a story about Jenny Lake ranger John Carr at GTNP. I think last year was John's fiftieth summer (one was at Denali as a bear guard). John…

  • Greetings from North Cascades National Park

    I am a traveller..at least that's what I tell myself. I went for a sunrise experience at North Cascades National Park. It never disappointed me before. This time also I was lucky to capture some awesome nature in its glory.

  • Greetings from Shenandoah National Park

    New Virtual Video Recording of American Folk Song Shenandoah by Over 400 NYCGB Alumni Released Today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jB59EtztSVw Over 400 NYCGB alumni from around the world have joined forces to take part in a mass virtual recording of the American folk song Shenandoah. A video recording has today been released with…

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