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  • Greetings from Haleakalā National Park

    In 1972, while attending the Univ of Hawaii, Manoa Campus (Oahu), my wife and I were fortunate to befriend a man with a 'trimaran' sail boat who had 'connections' on the island of Maui. We embarked on a sail from Honolulu, Oahu, through the Molokai Straights to Maui and the…

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    I visited Yellowstone National Park many years ago as a teenager. Although I have visited many U.S. parks both before and since then, my fondest memories are of this park. It wasn’t an easy trip—my father was suffering from a chronic disease, Crohn’s disease, and had several flare ups during…

  • Greetings from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    I have spent many happy days driving and hiking in the park. As a child (MANY years ago) I made my first trip up Mt. LeConte to spend the night in the lodge. As a teenager, our church youth group council hiked up for a planning retreat. As an adult,…

  • Greetings from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    5 times camped at Elkmont for the fireflies and hiked Le Conte 5 years, too.

  • Greetings from Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    I was about 10 years old and we were driving to FL from our home in IL (my first time outside of IL or WIS). I saw a battlefield on the map and asked to stop. My folks said we couldn't... too many miles to cover and it was early…

  • Greetings from Fort Larned National Historic Site

    We went to Fort Larned and we were the only ones there. You'd think that the Ranger would be careless and just let us go along, but Ellen was the best Ranger. There was no passport stamp, so she gave us her card to come and get a stamp when…

  • Greetings from Zion National Park

    My Dad took us all on summer vacation "out west" in Summer of 1981. He wanted his family to experience the beauty of America, as he experienced it through the lens of his camera. We visited the spectacular vistas of Bryce, experienced the history of Mesa Verde, boated on Lake…

  • Greetings from Rocky Mountain National Park

    My visit to the park was great. Very glad this park is in Colorado.

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks are the most recent. But my childhood had Credit Island State Park (Iowa) and The Cascades in the Spark Park in Michigan. Smaller parks provided playgrounds in the summer when camp was not affordable. Now, in New Jersey, we are campaigning to keep what we…

  • Greetings from Yosemite National Park

    On a family tour of several National Parks several decades ago, we unpacked a picnic and set up near a sparkling stream to eat. I will never forget that day. National Parks are our last great refuge! Must support! I now look forward to revisiting many of the parks and…



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