March 2016: In Case You Missed It

March 31, 2016Rocío LowerNPF Blog

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 here.

Trail Talkin’ on the Blog
In honor of Women’s History Month, we highlighted three women who blazed their own trails.

Maggie L. Walker

Looking for a way to meet fellow online park lovers IRL? Learn how to organize a national park Instameet.

We shared ideas for enjoying the 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival (March 20-April17).

You should head to these parks for an Instagram-worthy national park adventure this spring.

We published a post by our friends at Globus on Utah’s national parks.

Zion National Park, Michael Hitchner

We shared an update on our work to help get people active on the trails.

And we chatted with letter and illustrator Claire Bischoff on her virtual national park road trip.

Illustrated Parks Collage, Claire Bischoff

Travel Idea
This month’s travel idea showcased Hovenweep National Monument and the mystery behind its prehistoric towers. 


Gettin’ Social With It
Our most popular Facebook post this month linked to a blog on how you could enjoy the nation’s capital during the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Washington Monument

Our top tweet and Instagram post asked park fans where they would go to celebrate #TakeAWalkInTheParkDay.

Are you posting your favorite moments and memories in national parks online? We’re out and about, playing on the interwebs in all of the fun places! Join us on FacebookTwitter, InstagramTumblrPinterest, and Google+. We’d love to hear from you!

Photo Credits: Zion National Park by Michael Hitchner via Share the Experience photo contest; Hovenweep National Monument by NPS/Andrew Kuhn. 

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