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 blog@nationalparks.org.

  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
    By:
    Alanna Sobel
    Today we celebrate 46 years of the National Park Foundation! 46 years of supporting, protecting, preserving, sharing, and assisting America’s national parks – YOUR national... more
  • Monday, December 02, 2013
    By:
    John Drengenberg, Consumer Safety Director at UL
    For many Americans, the holidays are a time for tradition, such as the National Christmas Tree Lighting that UL has proudly sponsored for six consecutive years. (Be sure to tune... more
  • Monday, December 02, 2013
    Looking to give back to our national parks with the perfect gift this holiday season? Check out these unique gift ideas from our partners below. From t-shirts to wine, games to... more
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    Happy Thanksgiving from the National Park Foundation! To show our thanks for park lovers like you, we'd like to share these beautiful fall photos of national parks across the... more
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    By:
    Alanna Sobel
    Thanksgiving is a joyous and reflective time. It’s a time to think about all the different reasons that we’re grateful, and we want you to know how thankful we are for park... more
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013
    By:
    Amber Hanna
    This holiday season, NPF is excited to participate in the 6th annual Subaru “Share the Love” event!  What does this mean for you, parks lovers? If you’re in the market for a new... more
  • Monday, November 11, 2013
    By:
    Katherine Chesson
    Veterans Day is a time for all of us to honor those who have served our country. Members of the military—and their families—give so much to our country and the National Park... more
  • Tuesday, November 05, 2013
    By:
    Alanna Sobel
    Every year on November 11, Americans celebrate U.S. military veterans’ service to our country with the observance of Veterans Day. But did you know that a perfect place to honor... more
  • Monday, October 21, 2013
    By:
    Carolyn Hill
    One of the great joys of working at the National Park Foundation is being able to see first-hand the amazing work of the National Park Service and the positive impact they are... more
  • Thursday, October 17, 2013
    We’re excited and thankful that your more than 400 national parks are up and running again. Please note that the schedule for each individual park may vary depending on staff... more

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