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].

  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016
    There is no shortage of inspiration to be found within national parks. You can marvel at the spectacular beauty of their landscapes, learn about the captivating stories they... more
  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    Bob Clark
    There are many reasons why so many national park lovers gush over Utah’s red rock country. The brilliance of the stars in the dark night, the contrast of the dramatic geologic... more
  • Monday, March 14, 2016
    Farah Anwar
    Our national parks offer plenty of outdoor activities that are both fun and good for your health! The Active Trails program promotes healthy living by getting people of all ages... more
  • Friday, March 11, 2016
    An Instagram-worthy adventure guide for Spring Break As we prepare to welcome the new season’s budding trees, flowery breeze, and active wildlife, there has never been a better... more
  • Thursday, March 10, 2016
    104 Years of Overwhelming Beauty: A Guide to the 2016 National Cherry Blossom FestivalFor more than 100 years, the annual blooming of the cherry trees in Washington, D.C., has... more
  • Thursday, March 03, 2016
    Kristen Kosick
    Since the launch of the #FindYourPark/#EncuentraTuParque movement, the national park community has embraced finding and sharing park adventures through social media. You only... more
  • Wednesday, March 02, 2016
    As we celebrate Women's History Month this March, the National Park Foundation is proud to commemorate some of our nation's most remarkable women. These historic sites across the... more
  • Monday, February 29, 2016
    Rocío Lower
    Thanks to an extra day this month, February didn’t fly by as quickly as usual! There were plenty of exhilarating posts that went up across our channels. And the top spot on our... more
  • Monday, February 29, 2016
    Will Shafroth
    This past December, I was saddened to learn of the passing of my friend and longtime lover of the outdoors and supporter of the public lands community: Doug Walker. Doug was... more
  • Friday, February 26, 2016
    For the past year and a half, Aidan Lynn-Klimenko and Madison Perrins have been living on the road. Last June, they loaded up and started a year-long journey to Peru, taking... more