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].

  • Thursday, March 12, 2015
    Bob Clark
    In all my time in our national parks, I’ve become aware of places within the parks that are perhaps overlooked. I call them “places within places.” Many of these special spots... more
  • Wednesday, March 04, 2015
    Alanna Sobel
    We all have something we’re passionate about. That something for Manish Mamtani is photographing America’s national parks. From capturing dark night skies to bear sightings,... more
  • Friday, February 27, 2015
    Alanna Sobel
    Can you believe it’s already time for March? We’ve been busy welcoming new parks into the family, sharing park partner stories, learning about African American history, spreading... more
  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015
    Hollis Bowe
    Last week, President Obama announced “Every Kid in a Park,” a new effort to welcome four million fourth graders to national parks and public lands during the 2015-16 academic... more
  • Friday, February 13, 2015
    Mark DeSantis
    Last month’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day served as an important reminder of the incredible work and perseverance of an incredible man — and the people... more