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  • 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!

  • Greetings from Yosemite National Park

    The shadows of Half Dome gradually retreated from Yosemite Valley’s Curry Village as I reluctantly climbed out of my sleeping bag. It was 8 in the morning, and though my roommates and I weren’t lively, the nature around us was. Rubbing my eyes, I walked outside and nearly slipped on…

  • Greetings from Crater Lake National Park

    When my husband passed away, our 2 adult children asked? “Now what—road trips?” And I said National Parks. And we have been to several, some of which I had been to already

  • Greetings from Isle Royale National Park

    After canoeing to Moskey Basin from Daisy Farm, we had yet to see a moose. We took a short fishing trip and as we rounded the corner leading to a bog, we spotted one! We saw many more on our backpacking adventure in Isle Royale. Nothing quiet like the feeling…

  • Greetings from Capitol Reef National Park

    Hiked in the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, and Capitol Reef National Parks with my mother this summer.

  • Greetings from Kenai Fjords National Park

    The Alaskan national park sites are rather inaccessible, but we found a bit of an exception in Kenai Fjords, and nearby Seward makes for a very hospitable home base. Several tour companies offer boat tours to see a wide variety of marine wildlife and the massive headwall of tidewater glaciers.…

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Cyclone Lookout The notorious hike: five miles, steep uphill. To some, that might seem a piece of cake, but for me, it was scary as hell. Mind you, throughout the school year, I was a sedentary vegetable, probably best described as some sort of tuber. It took 40 minutes of…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    On our first August visit from Wisconsin to Grand Canyon. Reid - 11 years old was able to show how a Scout is always helpful. He helped Lance take down the flag at the Grand Canyon Lodge. It was an incredible teaching moment and brought tears to my eyes as…

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