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  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Streams carved small gorges on the mountainside as I hiked along the Iceberg Lake Trail on a recent snowy June day. I glared in amazement at the ridges of the mighty snow-capped mountains that stood above me. I understood why Glacier was designated the nation’s 8th national park in 1910.…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    To celebrate a 50th birthday, a group of us hiked from the North Rim to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon onMay 30, 2019. My friend MB and I made it over in 13 hours. We are going back next year to go from the South Rim to the…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    We were visiting the Park on May 13, 2019, and I shot many photos. When I got home I realized I captured what appeared to be a rare daylight meteor strike or space debris vaporizing in Earth's atmosphere above the Canyon. We were on or near Hermit Road along the…

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    I was fortunate to participate in the Parks and Tech event hosted by CivicMakers and the Pew Charitable Trust in Feb 2018. Since then, I've been revitalized in helping share the story of why are parks matter and what we need to do to ensure their bounty and beauty is…

  • Greetings from Coronado National Memorial

    In Gilbert, AZ it gets really hot and to escape this heat the best way is to drive up to Payson, AZ to enjoy the pine trees, lakes, animals, fishing, hiking, camping and breathe in cool fresh air from the hot city below. The National Forests can give a stress…

  • Greetings from Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

    I owe my love of nature, national parks, and public lands to my parents. One of the many unforgettable trips we've taken to national parks over the years was to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in late October 2011. In two days, we saw salamanders and bats in Gap Cave,…

  • Greetings from Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Our national parks always reveal something wondrously unexpected. On a warm August morning in 2015, my wife and I were hiking across the prairie on Theodore Roosevelt National Park's Upper Talkington Trail. It was the last day of a five-day trip to the park. It was our first visit, and…

  • Greetings from Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

    For my birthday my son gave me a trip to Horse Shoe Bend National Military Park in Alabama. Horsehoe Bend is a pastoral park that shrouds the horrors that occurred there in its quiet beauty. 800 plus native Americans died here in defense of their way of life and heritage.…

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