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  • Greetings from Joshua Tree National Park

    The desert in late December is really cold, but also a great time to visit Joshua Tree National Park because there are fewer crowds and it was incredibly peaceful. My family and I visited just after Christmas and while we were only there for a few days, we were blown…

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Last summer, I attended the Glacier Institute along with twenty other teens from the San Francisco Bay Area. Over the course of ten days, we learned about the Crown of the Continent and some of the threats facing the national parks such as invasive species. In addition to conducting research…

  • Greetings from Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

    This is a very sad story, unfortunately. Our family used to hike the "Bird Park" trail at HVNP for many years, and we enjoyed the peace and quiet of the nature there. However, recently, whenever we go there, we are harassed by repetitive overflights of tour helicopters!! This is something…

  • Greetings from Olympic National Park

    Our family fell in love with the national parks since our first visit to Yellowstone in 2016. Every visit since then to other national parks only strengthened us as a family in bringing the best of us in being outdoors and providing the most gratitude to be part of this…

  • Greetings from War In The Pacific National Historical Park

    In October 2019 I traveled to Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands in a NPCA trip coordinated with the Pacific Islands Institute. Our guides were excellent and readily shared their wealth of knowledge related to the World War II sites we visited. In addition, I learned an immense amount of…

  • Greetings from Shenandoah National Park

    My best boy Winston and I stayed at Skyland and spent three days hiking in the park. The staff at the visitor center were so nice and helpful - pointing out hikes that were suitable for my "senior dog".

  • Greetings from Rocky Mountain National Park

    I am 9 years old and have visited the Rocky Mountain national park twice in my life. I visited with my family...my two twin sisters, my mom, and my dad. My memories of the Rocky Mountain national park will forever be in my mind. We saw lots of moose and…

  • Greetings from Independence National Historical Park

    This is Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA where I went with a group a month ago.

  • Greetings from Yosemite National Park

    Treading carefully up the rock face, I placed my hands on the ground and moved like a lizard. It was high noon and the sunlight bounced off the glimmering snowmelt ahead. Navigating the snow was tricky, but once this part of the journey was over, I finally reached a lookout…

  • Greetings from Mount Rainier National Park

    Spent the night camping at Mt.Rainer in August 2017, while making our way from Seattle to San Fran. Did a gorgeous wildflower trail hike and enjoyed the amazing view of Mt. Rainer. Our son still talks about it!

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