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 [email protected].

  • Monday, December 27, 2010
    By Marjorie Hall on 12/07/2010 The ceremony will be streamed live at starting at 5:00pm ET / 2:00pm PT, and will be broadcast nationwide beginning December 10th on public... more
  • Monday, December 20, 2010
    By Marjorie Hall on 12/20/2010 The National Park Foundation, has launched the Countdown to Christmas sweepstakes. From December 20 through December 25, the National Park Foundation will be... more
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2010
    Trevor Martin
    Did you miss Oprah and Gayle’s girls-getaway camping trip to Yosemite National Park? Don’t worry, you can watch clips from the show at or you can tune in today to part two of Oprah’s... more
  • Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    By Marjorie Hall on 11/17/2010 During the Thanksgiving holiday, many of us find ourselves around the holiday table reflecting on the good times we have spent with family and friends. For millions of... more
  • Thursday, November 11, 2010
    By Marjorie Hall on 11/11/2010 Each year, November 11th marks a day of remembrance for the service, and often sacrifice, of our nation’s military.  Many national parks around the country hold events... more
  • Thursday, November 04, 2010
    By Marjorie Hall on 11/04/2010 Today, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation announced that blues legend B.B. King, Grammy®-nominated singer-songwriter and pianist Sara Bareilles... more
  • Wednesday, November 03, 2010
    By Trevor Martin on 11/03/2010 Beginning today, The North Face will donate $1 to the National Park Foundation for every individual who checks in at one of America’s nearly 400 national parks or a The... more
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Marjorie Hall
    10/27/2010 In this month’s GoParks we show you how nature photography changes lives. Nature Photography Changes Lives: Beginning in March 2010, 26 teenage boys at Northwest Passage, a residential... more
  • Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    By Marjorie Hall on 10/26/2010 This Halloween week, the National Park Foundation is gearing up for All Hallows Eve by *treating* our fans to the chance to win a park pass.  By becoming a fan of the... more
  • Monday, September 20, 2010
    By Marjorie Hall on 09/20/2010 The National Park Foundation announced today that television host and environmentalist Jeff Corwin will host their upcoming Electronic Field Trip on climate change from... more