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  • Greetings from Olympic National Park

    In 1993 I was 16 years old and had just come out in my small town. There was no one else I knew, no support groups, no gay characters in TV or movies. Fortunately, I had very supportive friends. I spent that summer volunteering in the backcountry of Olympic National…

  • Greetings from Grand Teton National Park

    I selected the Grand Teton NP to write about because it is one of my whole family’s favorite. Visiting the national parks began for my family shortly after we were married. It started with a 2 week vacation out west that spanned 5 NP. The beauty, vastness and splendor was…

  • Greetings from Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

    Everyday, rain or shine or snow, we take our dog Otis for a hike at the Carl Sandburg Home. There are several hiking trails and dogs are welcome. Everyone loves this place and has respect for the grounds and trails. You will never see garbage or dog poop anywhere. We…

  • Greetings from Zion National Park

    My Daddy loved the southwest scenery. He took us on so many camping trips thru TX, NM, AZ, UT my head still reels with all the images. But my most vivid memory was of traveling thru the desert, going thru a carved out hole in a rock and dropping off…

  • Greetings from Pinnacles National Park

    Keep wildlife wild! This spring break, I visited Pinnacles National Park for the first time. After the long car ride, my family and I had a picnic in a shaded area. There was a refreshing breeze and a few squirrels waiting nearby. We didn’t feed the squirrels though. Then, we…

  • Greetings from Big Bend National Park

    I recently turned 50. Back when I knew everything (about 19) I joined the US Air Force, and after training was stationed in Del Rio, Texas. For four years, I lived there, never looking to the west. Fast forward almost 30 years, and I had a chance to visit Texas…

  • Greetings from Acadia National Park

    Acadia, what can I say, it's one of my favorite parks! I have been to this park 26 times. I guess you could say that is because I grew up in Massachusetts and it is the closest park within driving distance. Just a five hour drive from Boston. Once there,…

  • Greetings from Denali National Park & Preserve

    My partner and I started traveling full-time in November 2019, with a goal of visiting all of the National Parks. So far we have gone to 46/63 parks. We met in a hiking meetup at Pinnacles National Park. Then we traveled to Alaska and visited Denali National Park. We decided…

  • Greetings from Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

    I have not any photos unfortunately, because I have never been to a National Park. I was just letting you know why I donated to preserve said parks. Which is that I am a service connected disabled veteran and would like to believe that one of my reason for volunteering…

  • 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…

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