Trail Talk

The National Park Foundation Blog

Ever wonder about the best hikes, sites and activities in America's national parks? Are you unsure about where to plan your next park adventure or what you should pack? NPF's blog, Trail Talk, is a great place to find all the answers!

Trail Talk is your tool to share information from your park adventures and learn about the endless possibilities within these treasured places. We invite each of you to write about your experiences, share your tips and stories so that others can follow along. If you’re interested in joining the fun, submit your post to blog@nationalparks.org.

  • Friday, January 30, 2015
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    Well, that’s a wrap for January! It’s been a fun-filled month of making plans, setting park resolutions in motion, and getting the year started off on a great path! Here’s what... more
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    You do remember what’s right around the corner, don’t you? That day in February when we pull out all the stops and make a grand demonstration of our devotion? That’s right –... more
  • Friday, January 16, 2015
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    January 17 is known as “ditch your New Year’s resolution day,” but that doesn’t mean we should forget our adventurous ambitions for 2015! By this point in the first month, it’s... more
  • Friday, January 09, 2015
    By:
    Alanna Sobel
    On January 15, we’ll come together as a nation to celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On January 19, we’ll honor his life and legacy with a... more
  • Wednesday, January 07, 2015
    Corporate philanthropy has played a major role in advancing the national parks and the National Park Service. As the National Park Foundation looks toward the upcoming Centennial... more
  • Thursday, January 01, 2015
    Grab your calendars, national park fans — the 2015 fee-free days have been announced! For nine days this year, the entrance fee to all national parks will be waived in... more
  • Wednesday, December 31, 2014
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    What flew by faster: the month of December or 2014 as a year? It’s been an exciting month and an even more incredible year here at the National Park Foundation. But before we go... more
  • Monday, December 22, 2014
    By:
    Alanna Sobel
    For more than 50 years, our friends at North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) have tracked Santa’s holiday travels around the globe. NORAD staff, family, and friends... more
  • Thursday, December 18, 2014
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    The National Park Foundation turns 47 today! On this day each year, we take a moment to look back and reflect on everything that we’ve been able to accomplish with your support.... more
  • Tuesday, December 02, 2014
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    The chill, wonder, and merriment in the air can only mean one thing: the holidays are now upon us! Sites across the National Park System are celebrating the season in exciting... more

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