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, February 22, 2016
    By:
    Andrew Lin
    As the Find Your Park Expedition crew and I continued on to explore Mesa Verde National Park, we took in all sorts of stories.  Stories of indigenous people told through... more
  • Friday, February 19, 2016
    By:
    Hollis Bowe
    On February 19, 2016, Pullman National Monument celebrates its one-year anniversary! The park protects and preserves the incredible story of the Pullman Company, the Pullman... more
  • Thursday, February 18, 2016
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    “A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words.” –Ansel Adams Renowned photographer Ansel Adams is undeniably among the great names associated with... more
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    The Centennial Project contest winners have been announced! More than 5,400 creative submissions were entered into The Centennial Project contest from late March to early... more
  • Friday, February 12, 2016
    By:
    Farah Anwar
    Imagine your local park blanketed in snow; its serene lakes frozen over. Did you know that some of your favorite winter activities including skiing, snowshoeing, and even hiking... more
  • Friday, February 12, 2016
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    Thanks to the ingenious idea of Parks and Recreation’s conservation icon Leslie Knope, the day before Valentine’s Day is now widely celebrated as Galentine’s Day.   via GIPHY... more
  • Thursday, February 04, 2016
    By:
    Andia Winslow
    In October 2015, I traveled with the National Park Foundation’s Find Your Park Expedition to explore some of our nation's greatest gems. Inspired by my experience on the... more
  • Monday, February 01, 2016
    In honor of Black History Month, the National Park Foundation is proud to highlight seven profound national parks. From Civil War sites to Civil Rights monuments, these parks... more
  • Thursday, January 28, 2016
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    We kicked off 2016 with a bang worthy of welcoming in the National Park Service Centennial year! Here’s what you might have missed while you were out finding your park and... more
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016
    By:
    Whitney Mitchell
    We don’t swim. We don’t get our hair wet. We don’t like the sun. We don’t go outside. We don’t hike. For the past few years, I’ve navigated through vales of Buzzfeed comments... more

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