Take the time to talk with a Park Ranger. They are your most valuable resource of information.
Play a ‘What If?’ game before you go. Things don’t always go as planned. Bad weather, stomach flu, a wrong turn... more
The Packing Lists
It really stinks when you get to your favorite park, discover you forgot your swimsuit, sleeping bag,... more
The miles fly by quickly when you are reading a good book. Take turns reading out loud, and set a goal to... more
On the Crater Lake boat trip, be prepared for cool winds and water splshing into the first few rows of the boat.
On the way home from the Boy Scout Jamboree, we stopped by the New River Gorge National River Park in West Virginia to see a... more
Preserving out National Parks is the best thing our government has ever done. Take advantage and visit some of the most... more
Visit Bryce Canyon at sunrise to see all the hoodoos lit up like candles.
My tip - Make National Parks a part of your family road-trips - You will experience, learn and do more than you could at any... more
Leave nature in nature--that way everyone can enjoy its beauty.