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

  • 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... more
  • Friday, September 10, 2010
    By Trevor Martin on 09/10/2010 Nine years ago, we vowed to NEVER FORGET the terrorist attacks of September 11th. As a nation we promised to honor all of those lost that fateful... more
  • Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    By Trevor Martin on 08/25/2010 Turning 94 is a cause for celebration! Today, Wednesday, August 25, you can celebrate your parks and wish a happy birthday to the National Park... more
  • Friday, August 20, 2010
    By Matt Ferris on 08/20/2010 Program Director, National Park Foundation I just read an article by Philippe Cousteau, CEO of EarthEcho International, about his recent trip to... more
  • Thursday, August 12, 2010
    By Trevor Martin on 08/12/2010 As we all know, the oil well in the Gulf of Mexico has finally been capped.  But not before over 200 million gallons of oil has spilled and... more