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  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH YELLOWSTONE’S WILDLIFE I ran from my bed to the window at Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. It was about midnight and although I couldn’t see him in the pitch-black space, I clearly heard the dominant male elk bugling for his harem. The sound of about a…

  • Greetings from Mount Rushmore National Memorial

    While driving through Rapid City, I was afraid all of South Dakota was going to be just as congested. However, as my husband and I crossed the town line into Keystone, we were pleasantly surprised when the sign read “Population 337”. This remote mountain town is nestled into the ponderosa…

  • Greetings from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    My sister and I meet in North Carolina once a month to hike a trail and catch up. One of our favorite trails is the Cataloochee Divide. We have only hiked part of it but plan to hike the entire route next month. We meet a lot of people from…

  • Greetings from Manzanar National Historic Site

    Over the years, I have visited over 50 of the National Parks and numerous other NPS sites. I have found all of them to be beautiful, historic, inspiring. However, perhaps the one place that left me most affected was Manzanar National Historic site, one of the sites where Japanese Americans…

  • Greetings from Shenandoah National Park

    The view was absolutely breathtaking! So happy my friends and I got to see it while in Virginia.

  • Greetings from Zion National Park

    I grew up amongst the oak trees and eternal sunshine of the South, with no interest in the rest of America, and especially the West, whatsoever. But as the canyon walls of The Narrows closed in, my perspective grew wider. I left Zion with a new passion in my heart,…

  • Greetings from Grand Teton National Park

    A winter trip to the Tetons and Yellowstone allowed us to see these unique parks with the crowds gone and their splendor revealed in a different season. An early morning trip brought us to the Tetons as the sun cast its glow upon these jagged peaks. I will never forget…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    My wife and I had heard of Point Sublime on the North rim from our pastor. So we decided to visit there. The trail in September was quite rugged and took 1 1/2 hours to traverse, but the views, peacefulness and beauty were beyond description. We camped overnight so saw…

  • Greetings from Acadia National Park

    This park has been in our family for generations. I remember going when I was a kid. Exploring the vast wilderness. Driving through smelling the pine and clean air. Hiking to bubble rock. Being able now to take my kids and see the excitement on their faces. Exploring in our…

  • Greetings from Zion National Park

    I am 57 years old and have always enjoyed camping, hiking, and the great outdoors. Last year I went on the most amazing trip with my best friends. (I am the one in the blue t-shirt). We hit Zion, Bryce, Arches, Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Antelope Canyon, and lastly, Sedona.…



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