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  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    On my way home from Navy duty, I stayed overnight at Grand Canyon. During the night it snowed. The glistening icing of snow on the mesa tops was so stunning, I thought "the sight is so beautiful I need to share this". So I went home and proposed to my…

  • Greetings from Crater Lake National Park

    Arriving on Memorial Day, snow still covered most of the high area and the weather was overcast. We stayed at the historic lodge and woke the next morning to a bright sunny day. The blue of the lake was intense and the crowds were gone.

  • Greetings from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    My parents honeymooned in the Smokies in the 40’s, so we often visited the Smokies growing up. What I love: breath taking beauty: the sunrises and sunsets to the daintiest Spring flower. The power of the lightning bugs on a warm Summer evening. The sound of the brooks and streams…

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    My husband and I have been visiting National Parks for the last 16 years. In 2013, we visited Glacier National Park. Our first morning waking up in the park, we left our cabin and walked down to Fishercap Lake. To my utter amazement, two female moose were feeding, drinking, and…

  • Greetings from Mount Rainier National Park

    When I turned 70 I set a goal of riding my bicycle in as many National Parks as possible. This year, age 74, I rode through park #7, Big Bend National Park in Texas. My "home" park is Mount Rainier. During good weather I try to ride up once a…

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    I have been to at least 30 of the National Parks listed, however since I can only write about one, I have a story to tell about Yellowstone. When I was a kid, my folks always took my sister and I to a National Park. I remember being in awe…

  • Greetings from Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

    Discovered that the very first railroad tunnel in America was constructed only 50 miles from my home!

  • Greetings from Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

    Wow! To select one park is a tough decision, but I’ll start with the one that had the biggest impact and started my Park Story. We were on an Alaskan cruise that included cruising Glacier Bay. A Park Ranger boarded our ship and took us on a remarkable journey of…

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