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  • Greetings from Dry Tortugas National Park

    In April of 2013 my partner Keith and I, took a trip to Miami, FL and drove to Key West. I'd always wanted to visit Dry Tortugas because many years ago a cousin of mine worked for the NPS there. We decided to splurge on a float plane rather than…

  • Greetings from Zion National Park

    This is from February 2015. It seemed like I waited a long time to get this pic. So worth it!

  • Greetings from Pinnacles National Park

    Recently during my Easter Break, my family and I decided to go to the Pinnacles National Park to enjoy our day off. Once we arrived, we could not find any parking spaces, so we drove around the park as best as we could. Even though the Bear Gulch Case and…

  • Greetings from Pinnacles National Park

    When I first heard about the Pinnacles National Park, I was surprised that there is a national park near San Jose, CA. I was excited on the day before the trip to the Pinnacles. I packed everything I needed. On the way to the park, I found that the scenery…

  • Greetings from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    I have always found that nature always helps me feel better, no matter what. Since I was a little girl, my parents, and especially my mom, would always instill in my brothers and me a love for nature. My mom's childhood was full of character, where the river was close…

  • Greetings from Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

    I've just read the excellent email posting from NPCA about the need to protect lands that surround our national parks and establish new protected areas in significant and ecologically sensitive areas of the country. I was stunned and dismayed to find out that NONE of these included the northern Great…

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    We visited the park in the summer of 2020, it ware part of a multi-park trip that we planned with two other couples. I can say without reservation it was INCREDIBLE. The absolutely awesome beauty of the place is something everyone should see at least once in their lives. It…

  • Greetings from Crater Lake National Park

    I had never seen Crater Lake in the snow and was determined to do so. There was some in the forecast one night last year when I happened to be passing through the area so I spent a chilly night in my tent just outside the park before driving in…

  • Greetings from Guadalupe Mountains National Park

    In July 1978 my wife and I climbed Guadalupe Peak and signed the summit register. Our daughter was born in May 1979. My wife died in July 2002, and my daughter and I climbed Guadalupe as a memorial to her and we signed the summit register. At the ranger station…

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