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, May 16, 2013
    Starting this month, park lovers can learn more about America’s most popular monuments on Travel Channel’s new original series “Monumental Mysteries.”  Every Thursday at 9/8C,... more
  • Tuesday, May 07, 2013
    We often hear from National Park Foundation supporters who are leading individual efforts to support our important mission.  Recently, we were excited to hear from Melissa Antone... more
  • Friday, April 05, 2013
    Dave Hubbard
    In the still-early days of the National Park Service right after World War II, those aspiring to have a “Permanent/Non-Seasonal” position within the NPS had to be creative... more
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Angela Hearn
    As a National Park Foundation (NPF) team member for eight years, I’ve been fortunate to visit many of our national parks.  And while each park is special and spectacular in its... more
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Steven Gadecki
    When was the last time that you experienced something that left you in total amazement? During our family trip to Florida we took some time to head down and visit the Everglades... more