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  • Greetings from Carlsbad Caverns National Park

    In the photo, there is a clear, teal blue pond. this pond is located under the mountains which the Carlsbad caverns are located.

  • Greetings from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

    I went to the Black Canyon of The Gunnison when, I took a trip to Utah and came back to my home in Colorado, when we stopped by to check out the Black Canyon of The Gunnison. This journey was amazing! Me and my family were mind blown when we…

  • Greetings from Capitol Reef National Park

    A huge lake with a little island in the middle sometimes there is snow in there but sometimes it's nice and sunny. The island in the middle is called the wizard's island and it's beautiful there.

  • Greetings from Gateway National Recreation Area

    The Jamaca Bay wildlfe refuge .A hidden jewel in an urban city. A wetland habitat of biodiversity.It is a major crossover for bird migration and nesting.It is a living classroom and laboratory for citizen science and on effects of climate change.Salt marshes and inter tidal areas harbor multitudes of organisms…

  • Greetings from Crater Lake National Park

    Our first ever visit to Crater Lake National Park was with friends in the dead of winter with a thick fog punctuated with snow flakes. We all walked up to the south shoreline to just barely see Wizard Island covered with a blizzard of moving clouds and misty strands of…

  • Greetings from Acadia National Park

    One of my favorite places on earth during foul New England weather! Thunder Hole at Acadia National Park.

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Our Family traveled to Glacier National Park and spent about a week touring various portions of it, including a lake boat tour and horse back ride. We found very helpful National Park Personnel eductating us about safety around bears and also enjoyed meals in several of the Lodges. A wonderful…

  • Greetings from Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

    We love this park & visit every time we are in Hawaii. The views are spectacular & ever changing. On our last 2 visits in 2023 & 2024, however, we were very disappointed. After carefully monitoring the weather for a week, which is very different from that on the dry…

  • Greetings from Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

    College of the Muscogee Nation Youtube Page Link - Mvskoke Homelands Trip, August 2023:

  • Greetings from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Mid-October, 2023—colors between Cherokee and Gatlinburg



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