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].

  • Thursday, January 07, 2016
    By:
    Casey Schreiner
    Yosemite. Glacier. Zion. Odds are, even if you only have a passing knowledge of the National Park System, there are a handful of big name parks you’re familiar with – even if it’... more
  • Wednesday, January 06, 2016
    By:
    Emily Nuchols
    “I never felt it did any good to be reasonable about anything in conservation, because what you give away will never come back — ever.” - Martin Litton Grand Canyon river-running... more
  • Tuesday, January 05, 2016
    By:
    Andrew Lin
    People collect memories in many different ways. Some take photos, some journal, some capture moments on video. Click below and join Andrew on his adventure with the National Park... more
  • 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

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