November: In Case You Missed It

November 30, 2015Rocío LowerNPF Blog

Turkey Day is now behind us and we’re sprinting into the final month of 2015. Here’s what you might’ve missed this month or while you were out walking off the Thanksgiving feast!

Trail Talkin’ on the Blog

Find Your Park Expedition participant Whitney Mitchell penned a poem about her time at Mesa Verde National Park.

Whitney at Mesa Verde

We shared four national heritage areas that celebrate Native American culture.

For Veterans Day, we posted about various national parks that honor our military history.

We also put together this awesome holiday gift guide for the national park lovers in your life.

Travel Ideas

Planning a road trip? How about pulling off at these great stops along Route 66?

Route 66 El Monte

Just ‘cause the colder temps have settled in doesn’t mean you have to go into hibernation! Escape the cold in these four great national park lodges!

Gettin’ Social With It

On November 14, we shared a Facebook post by Statue of Liberty National Monument standing in solidarity with the people of France in the wake of the Paris attacks. The national park community came together to send our love to our friends in France, making this our most engaged post of the month.

The most popular tweet of the month announced that Fall Out Boy, Andra Day, Tori Kelly, and Trombone Shorty will be performing at the 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting.

And this month’s most liked Instagram photo encouraged national park fans across the country to #OptOutside on Black Friday!

Grand Teto National Park - Leslie Scopes Anderson

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

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