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, January 04, 2016
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    The 100th year of the National Park Service is officially underway! And in honor of the centennial, the National Park Service and National Park Foundation are looking for videos... more
  • Saturday, January 02, 2016
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    All this talk about #FindYourPark, #EncuentraTuParque, and the National Park Service Centennial is causing a lot of folks to have parks on the brain! Let’s face it: it’s a great... more
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    This has been an exhilarating year for the National Park Foundation. Together with the National Park Service, we launched a national, bilingual movement to celebrate the... more
  • Monday, December 28, 2015
    By:
    Hollis Bowe
    December is the time to think of others — you show your appreciation, love, and support through thoughtful gifts. But January is a month that’s all about you. The start of the... more
  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015
    By:
    Alanna Sobel
    There are so many reasons why we’re jazzed about supporting the White House youth initiative Every Kid in a Park. Among those reasons is that it gives hundreds of thousands of... more
  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015
    By:
    Javier Gonzalez
    Growing up in the United States has been quite the journey. Being a first-generation immigrant has come with many hardships. I have always dealt with the struggle of finding my... more
  • Monday, December 21, 2015
    By:
    Victor Wei
    Automobiles and road trips have been a nonstop obsession for me ever since I was an infant. I think this love began with my parents who were fond of the all-American road trip,... more
  • Friday, December 18, 2015
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    Today marks 48 years since Congress established the National Park Foundation. That’s 48 years we’ve dutifully served as the official charity of America’s national parks; 48 years... more
  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
    By:
    Casey Schreiner
    Although these days I try to spend as much time as possible outside, I grew up as an “indoor kid” whose main connection with the outdoors were articles in hand-me-down issues of... more
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2015
    By:
    Victor Wei
    Community, adventure, and storytelling are all things that each of us, the eight Find Your Park Expedition participants, value. From the first minute we all met up in Denver, I... more

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