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  • Greetings from Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    The green stripe in the pride flag stands for nature, and you can take a lot of different meanings from that, but for me it’s all about the joy and camaraderie we find when we gather with our chosen family in nature. Always a great time camping in the parks…

  • Greetings from Pinnacles National Park

    My family and I visited Pinnacles in late May and decided to hike the Moses Spring Trail up to Bear Gulch Reservoir. As I weaved between the boulders, I felt akin to a mountaineer exploring the trail for the first time. Tall rock spires colored umber and pale coral towered…

  • Greetings from Saguaro National Park

    National parks are for EVERYONE. I myself am disabled, allowing me to have an access pass to get into the parks. I’m not a hiker, so even just getting to see the beauty in all the parks is such a great thing for me. I am particularly in love with…

  • Greetings from Gateway Arch National Park

    We were road tripping across the US from Minnesota to Arizona and planned our route based upon National Parks. When we finally settled on a route we both said we were most excited to hike in the Arches National Park and I knew just how to make it extra special.…

  • Greetings from Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

    Napoleon at the First Iron Works 2 "Let me illustrate the capabilities employed here: we just went back to Athens in a hurry. We have sort of a Grecian background (Greek if you must) all the way back to awed gods in the flesh, the whole lot of them, cloud-borne…

  • Greetings from Governors Island National Monument

    I became a volunteer with NPS in 2012 at Governors island National Monument. As a history buff I was thrilled to participate in the many programs that the rangers regularly presented on their own and in partnership with other organizations which highlighted this historic site's importance in the history of…

  • Greetings from Kenai Fjords National Park

    BECOMING NUNATAKS! Three friends and I got together in 1992 and took a trip to New England. We toured historic Boston and hiked through the beautiful mountains of New Hampshire. It was an invigorating and fun way to see the area. We all agreed we would like to do…

  • Greetings from Biscayne National Park

    In our quest to visit all 63 National Parks, we recently visited Biscayne National Park. We had heard subpar reports of the park and in various internet lists, it was rated low. We had a totally amazing and surprising experience and it was my absolute favorite park east of the…

  • Greetings from Dry Tortugas National Park

    We had a whirlwind 1 week trip visiting all 4 national parks in Florida and the Virgin Islands. One of the highlights of our trip was taking the seaplane to Dry Tortugas National Park for a day trip. We snorkeled and explored the fort. Highly recommend!

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