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, April 18, 2016
    Rocío Lower
    In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16) and National Park Week (April 16-24), the National Park Foundation hosted a Twitter chat about supporting national parks. The... more
  • Monday, April 11, 2016
    Farah Anwar
    National parks offer the perfect setting for powerful learning experiences. Through the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps,  youth and veterans, including low income and... more
  • Thursday, March 31, 2016
    Rocío Lower
    Spring’s promise of warmer weather had us all flocking to national parks! In case you were out enjoying the season in your national parks, here’s what you might’ve missed around... more
  • 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