Read more about Acadia to Katahdin: Exploring Maine’s Waterways, Woodlands and Wabanaki Cultural Heritage
Land Based Trip Acadia to Katahdin: Exploring Maine’s Waterways, Woodlands and Wabanaki Cultural Heritage Welcome to picturesque Maine, home to a rocky coastline, stunning mountain views, lush forests, flowing waterways, and a fascinating natural and cultural history. Here, the charming town of Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island serves as a gateway to the beauty and adventure of Acadia National Park and Frenchman Bay. To the north, the remote wilderness of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and the adjacent Baxter State Park encompass some of the most rugged terrain in the Northeast. Journey alongside NPCA experts and key partners on land and on water to experience these unique places firsthand and get a behind-the-scenes look at how the organization is fighting to protect them.
Read more about Ancient Forests of the Olympic Peninsula
Land Based Trip Ancient Forests of the Olympic Peninsula Welcome to the Pacific Northwest! From the city of Seattle, make your way to Olympic National Park, one of the most beautiful places on Earth. It is in this landscape that natural wonders, complex ecosystems and history come together to create a truly magnificent experience. Your NPCA experts and accompanying guides will show you a lesser-known side of the park as we explore by foot and on water, often with key local partners by our side. We’ll explore the pristine beaches, crystal-blue lakes and rain forests, leaving with a deeper understanding of this landscape and its ongoing challenges.
Read more about Bears, Whales and Glaciers: Lake Clark and Kenai Fjords National Parks
Land Based Trip Bears, Whales and Glaciers: Lake Clark and Kenai Fjords National Parks Explore two of Alaska’s most stunning National Parks — Kenai Fjords and Lake Clark — and discover a deep connection to nature in some of North America’s wildest places. Incredible scenery abounds, from Alaska’s rugged coastline and tidewater glaciers to lush mountain valleys covered with colorful wildflowers. This trip is a wildlife lover’s delight — we’ll visit prime habitats to seek whales and bears, among other Alaskan wildlife. Your NPCA expert guides will lead you through hard-to-access and lesser-known areas of the parks, while providing in-depth information on the important role of NPCA and key local partners in the ongoing efforts to preserve Alaska’s bear coast.
Read more about Fa‘a Samoa: The National Park of American Samoa
Land Based Trip Fa‘a Samoa: The National Park of American Samoa Talofa! Welcome to American Samoa and to the only U.S. National Park south of the equator. On this tour, you have the rare opportunity to visit all three of the islands where the National Park of American Samoa is located. You will be spending time with the community and learning about the customs of the islands, while also visiting paleotropic rainforests and seeing flora and fauna that are found in no other U.S. National Park. During this unforgettable NPCA small group tour, you’ll feel the warm welcome of Samoan culture as a guest in an immersive experience of community, culture and conservation.
Read more about The National Parks of Hawai‘i
Land Based Trip The National Parks of Hawai‘i Experience the unique cultural and natural beauty within Hawai‘i’s national parks by joining expert biologists, naturalists and cultural interpreters who will share their extensive knowledge and perspectives of this remarkable place. Meet with park rangers to learn more about the work being done to protect vulnerable ecosystems and endangered animals and plants which are found nowhere else on earth. Access locations that are off the beaten path and not readily accessible to the general public. Leave with a greater appreciation of the islands, their natural and cultural history and the ongoing challenges to preserve this unique biodiversity.
Read more about Wild California Escape: Channel Islands National Park
Small Ship Cruise Wild California Escape: Channel Islands National Park Embark on an unprecedented five-day expedition into wildness and wellness in the remote and remarkable Channel Islands. Step aboard in Los Angeles and sail to three of the five wildlife-rich islands that make up Channel Islands National Park, plus Catalina Island. Dayboats can take you to a single island to hike or camp, but a true in-depth exploration of the Channel Islands on our nimble ship (with comfortable cabins) is a unique offering and the only way to take in the full natural splendor of this extraordinary national park.