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, January 20, 2016
    Michael Quine, a Maryland native, has accumulated countless national park memories during a year-long journey through America’s treasured places. What do these memories all have... more
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016
    By:
    Farah Anwar
    Last year was a great year for the National Park Foundation and our national parks! Through our grants, we helped protect America’s national treasures, we were able to connect ... more
  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016
    By:
    Grace Cortez
    I’ve always been a fond believer of “it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey” during my trips because I find that the “in between” moments are where the best... more
  • Monday, January 11, 2016
    By:
    Rocío Lower
    It has been 48 years since we lost Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; 33 years since legislation was signed officially establishing his birthday as a federal holiday; and 22 years... more
  • 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

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