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  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Fresh flowers, towering trees, and bird songs all came together in one place to provide a unique experience completely different from daily life in the urban San Francisco Bay Area. Away from the constant drone of car engines and pile of books sitting on my desk, I learned to read…

  • Greetings from Zion National Park

    My trip to Zion reignited my passion for our country’s national parks with its beauty and challenging hiking trails. My first hike was the Angel’s Landing Trail. At 53 years of age, and two knee surgeries in the previous year, I questioned my ability to make it to the top.…

  • Greetings from Cape Cod National Seashore

    Where should I begin? This has been our Summer and now other seasons playground for over 20 years. I have seen the Dunes shift from Coast Guard to Provincelands and every day I am blessed to be at the magical place, I thank God, JFK and everyone who continues to…

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    Lived and Worked at lake Yellowstone in my early 20s and it had a profound effect on my life and made me who I am today. I’m from Wyoming originally and was born in Sundance near Bear Lodge, or what some people refer to Devils Tower. I feel very passionate…

  • Greetings from Big Bend National Park

    Beautiful sunset at The Window at Chisos Mountain Lodge

  • Greetings from Shenandoah National Park

    While interning in Washington DC for the summer, a group of us wanted to get out of the city and see Shenandoah National Park. I really wanted to hike Old Rag and, with the help of a Ranger, managed to convince the group of people (with varying levels of hiking…

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    I visited Glacier National Park with five of my high school friends to attend a brilliant Master Naturalist class on the different conifers, insects, and birds that inhabit this beautiful landscape. We were able to explore both sides of the mountains that divide the park and see how much the…

  • Greetings from Death Valley National Park

    The North American Desert 1. Death Valley > “But the desert is a vast world, an oceanic world, as deep in its way > and complex and various as the sea.” > -Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire After an hour driving over large, pale gravel and uneven road, we reach…

  • Greetings from Olympic National Park

    Two years ago I visited a Ruby Beach in Olympic National Park. I was absolutely stunned by its beauty. I was recently inspired to write this piece. Ruby Beach by Abby There is such a place a man visits that he never forgets. He can remember the feeling of the…

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