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  • Greetings from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    It's hard to choose a favorite NP, but there's something particularly special about the GSM. Growing up near a national park was a gift, one I didn't realize I had until later in life. The drastic changes of the seasons mean something new each time you visit. There are days…

  • Greetings from Saguaro National Park

    I am fortunate to live near the East HQ, park and national forest (Rincon Mountain district) just outside Tucson, AZ. For the past five years the neighbors that care deeply for this glorious preserved area have been fighting a developer (El Cortillo LLC and Bike Ranch LLC), their attorneys and…

  • Greetings from Kings Mountain National Military Park

    The Carolina Orienteering Klubb recently re-mapped the historic park using LIDAR satellite data and painstaking on-the-ground plotting of features. The new map results in Kings Mountain National Military Park being one of the most accurately mapped locations in the NPS. Orienteering helps bring visitors to the park for outdoor recreation…

  • Greetings from Wrangell St. Elias National Park & Preserve

    I have visited 49 national parks so far and all 49 I can tell a special story about. Not being into crowds, Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias is easily my favorite with 10 of the 13 highest peaks in the U.S. located inside this park. Being the largest of the current 60…

  • Greetings from Death Valley National Park

    I had to travel to California for work and my husband came along, we only had three days, snow and rain changed our plans and we ended up at Death Valley National Park. The name gives it an unforgiving feeling. It is a long drive through desert, to a new…

  • Greetings from Appalachian National Scenic Trail

    Hiked the AT and liked it!! Onwards to the PCT!

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Our first trip to Montana with the express purpose of going to Glacier National Park. We traveled with our best friends and it remains one of our most memorable trips. The beauty and majesty is almost too hard to take in!

  • Greetings from Death Valley National Park

    My eyes open and I turn slowly in bed only to notice that sometime during the night, I’d pulled up the blanket around me for warmth. The relentless heat is subsiding; that repressive air that makes you feel that you are living in an oven is cooling. Air conditioning units…

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