Blog Posts - National Parks



The Top 10 Unmissable Destinations in Africa

The Happy Nomad On your journey to this continent, you will want to know where the best places to travel in Africa. Here we can show you all about the top destinations in Africa to make your... by Bamba Experience | The Top 10 Unmissable...
by The Happy Nomad on Dec 19, 2016

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE - 100th Birthday

"100 years later, National Park Service lands still grant us ‘breathing space'" PBS NewsHour 8/25/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  One hundred years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Organic Act, creating the National Park Service.  To r...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 29, 2016

National Parks and Monuments Free Today for 100th Anniversary

August 25. 2016 Petroglyphs at Gold Butte have been damaged by bullet holes. Advocates are asking President Obama to create a new national monument. (Christian Gerlach/Sierra Club) LAS VEGAS — All national parks and monuments are free to visit thro...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Aug 25, 2016

Free Entrance to All USA National Parks on NPS 100 Years Birthday

NPS.gov (America's National Park Service) is Celebrating 100 Years (Happy Birthday!). Join the Party with Free Admission to ALL 412 USA National Parks from August 25 through August 28 2016. For the Full List of Events in the National Parks: http://fi...

National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Oregon Trail – Register Cliff)

Tomorrow – yes, tomorrow – is our National Parks’ 100th anniversary. (And all National Parks are free admission for four day. Happy birthday!) Although not part of the National Parks System, I felt the need to include in this seri...

News: MP National Park Tiger Safari Rules & Rates

MP (Central India) National Park Tourism Year 2016  1st October 2016 OnwardThe tourism in tiger reserves of Madhya Pradesh has been accorded a big boost thanks to friendly changes by the State Government. The rates have been reduced an...
by Tiger Tours on Aug 23, 2016

National Parks Birthday – 100 this month! (Mount Rushmore National Memorial)

Back in March I mentioned in a blog post the up-coming National Parks’ 100th birthday on August 25 (only three days away now). I showed a photo of Stu in front of Mount Rushmore. We lived about thirty minutes from there for about ten years. The...

National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Jewel Cave National Monument)

Six more days until our National Parks’ 100th birthday! What awesome places to visit, for  anyone,  but especially for writers and illustrators. There are ideas at every turn, every look. Here is Stu Patterfoot visiting Jewel Cave National Mo...

National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Grand Tetons National Park)

Eight more days until our National Parks 100th birthday. Here are some photos of Stu Patterfoot in beautiful Grand Tetons National Park in Wyoming. (Need a different, inspirational setting for your WIP? Visit a National Park!) One fall, my husband...

National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota)

In celebration of our national park’s 100th birthday, here is Stu Patterfoot at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. Bison and wild horses roam the park. It was here in a parking lot, where I overheard a man asking a park ranger if...

National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Cumberland Gap National Historical Park)

In celebration of our national parks 100th birthday this month, here is Stu at the historic Cumberland Gap (National Historical Park). This is a natural break in the Appalachian Mountain Range giving early American frontiersmen (and women, and bunni...

National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Wind Cave National Park)

In honor of our US National Park’s 100th birthday later this month, here are some shots of Stu Patterfoot visiting Wind Cave National Park in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota. This was the first cave in the world to be named a nat...

National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Rocky Mountains National Park)

In celebration of our National Parks Birthday later this month, here is Stu Patterfoot in Rocky Mountains National Park in Colorado. The park is enormous, and two photos can hardly capture the millions of places to stop for photogenic moments. Rocky...

National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore)

In Celebration of our National Parks Birthday which turns 100 on August 25th, here are shots of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is named such because if the dells rock formations along the Lake Superior coast...

“Digital” Michigan “UP” Photo Excursion – 2004

In spite of the newly acquired digital SLR camera, aside from a couple “forays” into “birding,” my photography stagnated during the period after 2002.  I needed some motivation to get shooting again.  I was a reader of Moose...
by LightCentric Photography Blog on Jul 24, 2016

Broadening Horizons; 1997

1997 held “more of the same” (flowers and wildlife locally). But it turned out to be a big year for me (perhaps one of the biggest and certainly a turning-point in my photographic journey).  I made my first “photography-dedicated&#...

A Trip on the Grand Canyon Railway train

How Was Your Day? Special thanks to the Grand Canyon Railway for hosting us. On our recent trip to the Grand Canyon, we took the train to the canyon!  It was a unique experience, and I recommend it if you are visiting there. The Grand Canyon Railway...
by How Was Your Day? on Jun 30, 2016

Hiking or Trail Running in Bryce Canyon, Utah: Fairyland Loop Trail

Photo Copyright: Trudy ZufeltWhen the sun rises over Bryce Canyon, the views of the hoodoos are breathtaking. I can't think of any better way of catching the views than hiking along the rim and into the canyon. The Fairyland Loop Trail makes for a pe...
by Outdoor Adventure Gals on Jun 23, 2016

17 of the World’s Most Extraordinary National Parks

Yellowstone was the world’s first national park. As the US National Park Service turns 100 years old this year, people from around the country (and globe) are flocking to these iconic reserves. US National Parks now number more than 400 and welcome...
by Viator Travel Blog on May 25, 2016

Best five national parks in the world

Best five national parks in the world – Who is not interested in the natural beauty and uniqueness of a place? call it a national park. in the national park you can enjoy the natural..
by hotel travel on May 23, 2016


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