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  • Greetings from Acadia National Park

    Growing up, my mom was from Maine, every summer, our vacation was in Maine to visit with family, but also stay in a cabin along the beach. My happy childhood was spent at Acadia and surrounding areas, walking trails, watching the sun come up at Cadillac Mountain, going to hear…

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    The joy, beauty, serenity and amazement of the natural world, readily accessible, is wonderful. I wanted to have my son who is part of the next generation explore and appreciate the beauty of what our parks have to offer. We protect what we love and appreciate. It feels so harmonious…

  • Greetings from Gateway National Recreation Area

    The summer I moved to New York, I spent the work week looking forward to the drive out to the the People's Beach at Jacob Riis Park. I spent the afternoon in the waves, in between trying kombucha for the first time and finding myself one towel over from a…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    My husband, Doug, has never camped in a national park. We bought a rooftop camper and set off the 5 hour drive to the Grand Canyon and spent 24 hours hiking, biking, eating and sleeping at the Park and he loved it! Good thing I bought an America the Beautiful…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    The first park we ever visited together was Grand Canyon National Park. We had only been dating a few months, but it was always at the top of my bucket list so Roberto surprised me with a trip. Not only did we fall in love with GCNP, but we fell…

  • Greetings from Canyonlands National Park

    A group of queer and queer allies from across the country meet for a forever memorable adventure-excursion visiting Canyonlands! This is from the Island in the Sky district where we had our breakfast of bagels, cream cheese, and lox! The National Parks are a great place to be yourself with…

  • Greetings from New River Gorge National Park & Preserve

    The pandemic came crashing in on me and I felt stuck and quite lost. I struggled really hard with who I was and what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. In the beginning of June, I chose myself for the first time in forever. I came…

  • Greetings from Stonewall National Monument

    Stonewall National Monument was designated a National Park Service (NPS) site just two months after I launched a three-year, nonstop journey to visit all 400+ NPS sites. That project ended up becoming a way to provide the LGBTQ+ outdoors representation I didn't see when I started my road trip, and…

  • Greetings from Badlands National Park

    My wife Jamie and I love packing up our 3 pups and our girls and going camping. This is our visit to Badlands NP. I was so nervous to take our pride flag out but did it anyway and I am so happy I did. We want to show our…

  • Greetings from Acadia National Park

    Pride is a beacon 🌈 We take our Pride as a queer couple with us wherever we go, and when we travel, a lot of times it’s to a National Park. We’ve made it a priority to pack our pride flag on our travels, right up there with all of…

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