Thrilling Park-Inspired Stories That'll Send Chills Up Your Spine

October 26, 2016NPF Blog
People gathered around a campfire at night

Let your imagination run wild this Halloween and indulge in some thrilling, spooky national park-inspired stories as told by some of the best storytellers – National Park Service rangers!

Inside pages of Campfire Stories Field Guide book on The Beldam with line-drawing of the creature.

Tune in this week to hear some of the tales and folklore featured in our latest collaboration with hitRECord, "Campfire Stories: A Frightening Field Guide featuring Terrifying Tales from America's National Parks." Rangers from parks across the country are getting ready for All Hallows’ Eve by reading a selection from the field guide via Facebook Live!'

Here's the schedule and links to where you’ll find the clips once they go live:

  • October 26 at 1 p.m. EST at De Soto National Memorial – watch it here.
  • October 27 at 4:30 p.m. EST on Rock Creek Park - watch it here.
  • October 28 at 12 p.m. EST on Saratoga National Historical Park - watch it here.
  • October 29 at 5:00pm CST on Mississippi National River and Recreation Area - watch it here.
  • October 30 at 5:15pm EST on Cape Cod National Seashore - watch it here.
  • October 31 at 5:00pm EST on Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site - watch it here.
Cover of book Campfire Stories Field Guide

The “Campfire Stories Field Guide” is filled with mysterious accounts and folklore set in or around national parks, heritage areas, and trails. This collection of stories is perfect fodder for an autumnal campfire gathering, accompanied by s’mores, of course!

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