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

  • 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
  • Friday, August 21, 2009
    Dan Puskar
    The Land Player This week’s Featured Video for the “Your Parks Video Challenge,” is submitted from TheLandPlayer who made this acoustic riff about the Yellowstone and the Grand... more
  • Sunday, May 10, 2009
    By Dan Puskar on 05/10/2009 It’s not every day that you will help protect our national parks and preserve our environment by simply clicking your mouse. But today you can! Target... more
  • Monday, February 16, 2009
    By Dan Puskar on 02/16/2009 Last week, Americans celebrated the life of one of our most important presidents through the national parks that honor him. From the grandeur of Mount... more
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2008
    Christy Brigham
    01/30/2008 Thanks for the great workshop last week in Austin. It was a pleasure meeting all of you and hearing all of your great ideas! I just wanted to pass along a couple of... more