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  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    On our way to a sibling reunion in Washington state from Ohio, we planned a stop at Glacier NP over Labor Day weekend. We were able to camp in the Apgar campground and planned day hikes along the western edge of the park. On Sunday, we drove up the west…

  • Greetings from Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

    My nephew is buried there. He served in the service, retired, joined reserves and took care of badly wounded soldiers. When he died we attended his funeral there. Arlington makes us proud to be Americans. The service was both sad and wonderful. We had been there before, seen JFK memorial.…

  • Greetings from Grand Teton National Park

    Both bull moose photos were taken 50 feet west of the parking pull out at the bottom of the rise just south of Jackson Lake Lodge. A group of us were watching the bill, when a noise to our north made the cow and calf pop their heads out of…

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    My whole life Yellowstone has been on my bucket list of go to places. Finally I went for my first time this summer. I have been researching for years. I knew exactly what to do. We went swimming in the Firehole river, the Madison river and where the boiling river…

  • Greetings from Yosemite National Park

    Rubbing sleep out of my eyes, I grumbled at my parents, wondering why they were waking me up at seven in the morning. As we walked out of our rental cabin, I felt the glare of the sun as they told me that we were going on another hike. Beginning…

  • Greetings from Yosemite National Park

    A couple of years ago, my family and I visited Yosemite National Park. Of course, we couldn’t miss a chance to hike up the famous Yosemite Falls. With my legs being the same length of my arms back then, I got tired pretty quickly so my dad had to essentially…

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Johns Lake Loop was the last hike we would go on at Glacier National Park. I remember that I was eager to get it over with since I was exhausted from all of the hikes we went on over the past week. However, when we arrived at Avalanche Lake, my…

  • Greetings from Denali National Park & Preserve

    When we first arrived at Denali National Park, I climbed onto my brother’s shoulders, intently focusing on the clouds in the distance, desperately hoping to catch a glimpse of the peak of Mt. McKinley (Denali). However, the clouds didn’t part that day, or for the next three days. Yet in…

  • Greetings from Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    Sen Cortez Masto has drafted bill that expands a local (Las Vegas) area Lake Mead NP and connect it to Mohave National Preserve. This bill deserves our support. I'm a member of the International Dark Skies Association and am an amateur astronomer. I'd like to see a lighting provisions added…

  • Greetings from Joshua Tree National Park

    The desert in late December is really cold, but also a great time to visit Joshua Tree National Park because there are fewer crowds and it was incredibly peaceful. My family and I visited just after Christmas and while we were only there for a few days, we were blown…

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