Category Archives: National Park

Seeing the National Parks from space

Just saw this today in my Google Alerts.  It is a site showing numerous photos of the national parks from space and some of the pictures are truly awesome, including the one from the Kenai Fjords in Alaska. http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/08/national-parks-from-space?pid=1998

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My one mile running feat

On Tuesday at the gym I ran my first mile around the track since high school. That was ten years ago. And at 9.5 laps of 11 I stopped to quickly walk the rest, and I did it all in … Continue reading

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Nature Valley and Samantha Brown supporting national parks

You can help support the parks too this summer by entering the UPC code from specially marked packages of Nature Valley products at PreserveTheParks.com. Nature Valley will make a $400,000 flat donation to NPCA. The money will help go to … Continue reading

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Crowds at the Parks

As summer nears, the crowds are starting to grow at the national parks. One park in particular has experienced in the past a mile long line of cars  trying to get in. Yosemite National Park has been known for its … Continue reading

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Are you kidding me?

First of all, where were the park rangers that tourists could go around the signs at Old Faithful and just start walking around? And what tour guide would guide people around the fence? Lucky for the person in Wisconsin watching … Continue reading

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Summer Adventures

Are you looking to get to a national park this summer? It’s been suggested to jump out of your car for once, because not only is it good for the environment, there is so much to see and do once … Continue reading

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Jump for joy!

Free days at the National Parks are finally here! For one full week from April 16-24 you can enjoy wandering some of the nation’s greatest sites for free. Starting to plan for your summer trip?  You can put your tent … Continue reading

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Few places to go…

…during the free week offered in April with all National Parks and sites. Here is one site that is listing what they think are the top 10 “forgotten” national parks. I would suggesting visiting this site if only to see … Continue reading

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Photographer goes to all 58 national parks

Can I say that I am a bit upset at this discovery as this is my idea?  However, what I still have going for me is that I can possibly be the first American to do it and perhaps even … Continue reading

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New California Bed and Breakfast site

Looking to head to California for a little bit of rest and relaxation?  The California Association of Bed and Breakfasts just launched their newly redesigned site. You can search for b&bs, country inns, and boutique hotels in different regions.  If … Continue reading

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