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The oldest National Park by age, Hot Springs National Park. It has history, hiking, great views, and a great staff. In 1936 President Andrew Jackson set this land aside for the people of the United States, making it the first national reservation of its kind. After the creation of the National Park Service, it became a National Park. For hundreds of years people have been coming here for its waters, which you can still bottle and take with you today. A fully functional bath house still operates in the park today, as does a brewery which uses the springs water. Worth a visit if you are ever in Arkansas. #npsbucketlist #findyourpark #americasbestidea #nationalparkgeek #nps101 #sarahsdailyadventures2018 #arkansas #hotspringsnationalpark
Rocky Mountain National Park is the 16th National Park I’ve visited this year. Needless to say, it’s been one of my favorite years yet. Forget the beach, these national treasures are my paradise ⛰😍🏕 . . . . . . #mydadalsosucksattakingpictures #itwasfreezing #saveourparks #nationalparkjunkie #nationalparkgeek #nps101 #rockymountainnationalpark #rockymountain #rockymountainhigh #skypond #findyourpark #optoutside #rei #outdoorresearch #superbowlchampionsoftheworld #philaeagles #womenwhohike #womenwhoexplore
Home for the next few weeks.
During my recent Road Trip to the #Midwest I revisited #Pipestone #NationalMonument in #Minnesota . Unlike my first visit in November 1992, #WinnewissaFalls was running and not frozen over. #FindYourPark #EncuentraTuParque #NPS101 #Parks101 #EveryKidInAPark #OptOutside #ParkChat #HikerChat
All last week I was pretty bummed to be off the trail and stuck in Jersey. So I decided to put off work for another week and head out to Colorado with the family to set out for another backpacking adventure! Except this time I learned my lesson and am properly acclimating 🤢❤️⛰🏕 . . . . . #moneyisoverrated #mybrothersucksattakingpics #nationalparkgeek #rockymountainnationalpark #rmnp #jetlagged #fakesmile #emeraldlake #optoutside #findyourpark #nps101 #estespark #northwestern #shedoesntevengohere #hikeco #lifeelevated #womenwhohike #girlswhohike #girlswhoadventure #liveadventurously
Nothing to see here after dark.
Here's the question ... would you do this? If anything, give us your best captions for this picture. #JewelCave #JECA #nationalparkservice #midwestnps #FindYourPark #nps101 #parks101 #cave #caver #caving #cavingadventure #southdakota #blackhills #hifromsd
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“The Guadalupes help you to understand the desert in a deeper way: they demonstrate the Earth’s ability to produce and sustain life and to create delicate interludes even in the most difficult circumstances.” . Lawrence W. Cheek, 2001 . @naturenps @nationalparkservice @usinterior #findyourtrail #encuentratuparque #nps101 #findyourpark #wilderness 📷B. Schwieger
“The Guadalupes help you to understand the desert in a deeper way: they demonstrate the Earth’s ability to produce and sustain life and to create delicate interludes even in the most difficult circumstances.” . Lawrence W. Cheek, 2001 . @naturenps @nationalparkservice @usinterior #findyourtrail #encuentratuparque #nps101 #findyourpark #wilderness 📷B. Schwieger
“If you see the President, tell him from me that whatever happens there will be no turning back.” -Ulysses S. Grant, Battle of the Wilderness, 1864 🇺🇸 Photo by Mathew Brady, Courtesy Library of Congress . . . . . . #ulsg #FindYourPark #NPS101 #NPS #NationalParkService #NationalPark #usgrant #ulyssesgrant #civilwar #military #civilrights #president #presidential #history #historic #farm #plantation #stl #missouri #familyfriendly #vacation #goparks #getoutside #neverstopexploring #inspirationalquotes #quotes #quote #lincoln #abrahamlincoln
Starlight.
School is already back in session for us, so things are busy and hectic for us again. Ya know what’s the opposite of that? This hike through @rockynps. What a place to reflect and be with your thoughts. I hope our kids remember moments like these... . . Where do you like to enjoy nature? . . . #familytravel #rockthepark #colorado #coloradoigers #mountains #alpinehiking #gotyourbak #takeyourkidseverywhere #exploringfamilies #naturecalls #gooutside #chooseyourpath #liveboldly #MidwestNPS #FindYourPark #GoParks #NPS101 #KidstoParks #nationalparkgeek #everykidinapark #OptOutside #OurWild #WeAreTheWild #NeverStopExploring #OwnTheWeekend #FindYourAWAY #wildtribute
Congratulations to Lassen Volcanic National Park's🌋 newest Junior Ranger, Penny! ❤ @littlesinginghiker The Ranger let Penny wear the official Ranger Flat Hat Now off to the next park, Crater Lake.
Just a little farther ..... #JewelCave offers some beautiful formations that are ever-changing. If you have the time, the #nationalmonument has the #cavefeatures . #JECA #nationalparkservice #midwestnps #FindYourPark #nps101 #parks101 #cave #caveformations #southdakota #blackhills #hifromsd
#Repost @alexchacon_official (@get_repost ) ・・・ When you travel all alone you gotta find clever ways to film yourself and capture that moment.... even if it means having a crazy amount of cameras on your helmet and a selfie stick as your only companion and friend. #selfie #gopro #kawasaki #vulcan #smile #cameras #setup #icon #bell #motorcycle #motorcycles #motorcyclesofinstagram #motorcyclelife #motorcyclediaries #motorcycletrip #motorcycletouring #motorcycle_mafia #cameraman #camerasetup #camerabag #grandcanyon #nationalpark #travelnorthamerica #northamericantour #northamericatour #ig_northamerica #nationalparks #findyourpark #NPS101
When you travel all alone you gotta find clever ways to film yourself and capture that moment.... even if it means having a crazy amount of cameras on your helmet and a selfie stick as your only companion and friend. #selfie #gopro #kawasaki #vulcan #smile #cameras #setup #icon #bell #motorcycle #motorcycles #motorcyclesofinstagram #motorcyclelife #motorcyclediaries #motorcycletrip #motorcycletouring #motorcycle_mafia #cameraman #camerasetup #camerabag #grandcanyon #nationalpark #travelnorthamerica #northamericantour #northamericatour #ig_northamerica #nationalparks #findyourpark #NPS101
Am I cute or not?
18+ miles hiked today, 4200ft+ elevation change, stood on some things, saw some stuff. Pretty damn happy.
Ted Barone is a long-time park #Volunteer with an eye for composition. In a project called “Now and Then,” Ted matches up modern landscapes with those appearing in historic photographs of #Alcatraz and other #GGNRA sites. "I'm fascinated by the stories that are hidden behind what we see," Ted explains. "Matching beautiful archival photographs with photos from today forces us to consider what has been, what is, and what will be. Hopefully, these photos can become part of the archival record of the GGNRA and maybe 75 to 100 years from now, someone will replicate this project and share their findings with the Bay Area community of the future." Click the links below to check out the collections! --- Now and Then: Alcatraz Island --- https://www.nps.gov/goga/learn/photosmultimedia/now-and-then-alcatraz.htm --- Now and Then [GGNRA] --- https://www.nps.gov/goga/learn/photosmultimedia/nowandthen.htm #FindYourPark #NPS101 📷 John Cantwell, NPS
America!
It has been a WILD summer. Now, I am all packed up and getting ready to leave. It is going to be hard to leave a place that is constantly blowing your mind and leave such an excellent team that has become family, but I am very excited to get back to my friends and family that I miss a whole frickin lot. The Lord has shown me so much through this experience, some things new that I hadn't experienced before, some things old that He reminded me of. Most notably, He has stressed to me that His plans are better than yours, and that the Gospel is more important than anything you thought was important, and people's lives depend on it. Anyway, enjoy this picture of Connor getting eaten by Death Canyon.
Join us tonight for the finale of our Summer Concert Series featuring the Soulard Blues Band! 🎼🥁🎺 Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and join us on the park grounds. Music from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. For more information visit our Facebook event page or call 314-842-1867 x230. . . . . . [PC: NPS | D. Newmann, Soulard Blues Band] #ulsg #FindYourPark #NPS101 #NPS #NationalParkService #NationalPark #usgrant #ulyssesgrant #civilwar #military #civilrights #president #presidential #history #historic #farm #plantation #stl #missouri #familyfriendly #vacation #goparks #getoutside #neverstopexploring #livemusic #blues #bluesmusic #stlblues #music #concert
Proud to unveil our Spring 2018 #artistinresidence work entitled “Guadalupe Mountains Spring Wildflowers and Pollinators,” an acrylic painting by @erinhunterart. @naturenps @nationalparkservice @usinterior #nps101 #findyourpark #encuentratuparque
For us that live in Scandinavia, Iceland is our exotic Hawaii. Or the Moon. Or Mars. Picture from the trip in July. Going back asap!
The humpback whales are known to be protective of other species, even humans. In September 2017 in Rarotonga, the Cook Islands, two adult humpback whales were observed protecting snorkeler and whale biologist Nan Hauser from a huge tiger shark, with one whale pushing the woman away from the shark while the other used its tail to block the predator's advances. Cool or what?
The name, Monument Valley, can be misleading since the is not an actual valley, but flat land that contains red sandstone buttes.  It gained popularity from the many films that have been filmed there.  It is on the border between Utah and Arizona, and is completely surrounded by the Navajo Indian Reservation. . . . . . #mounumentvalley  #az #ut #roadtrip #nationaldestinations #nationalparkgeek #optoutside #getoutside #findyourpark #sharetheexperience #national_park_photography #adventure #outdoors  #nps101 #landscapephotography #landscapelover #discoverearth #outside_project #roamearth #BDAmerica #MTNfolk #jnaphotos #takemoreadventures #rei1440project
Hanging out with Orion.
Take me back to Yellowstone...
Great things happen with GREAT #npsvolunteers ! #JewelCave is very fortunate to have a fantastic crew of #volunteers helping with programs. #JECA #nationalparkservice #midwestnps #FindYourPark #nps101 #park101 #southdakota #blackhills #hifromsd #npsvolunteer #skulls #animalskulls
Western #salsify is an invasive #wildflower species, introduced from Europe and western Asia. While blooming, it looks a lot like a dandelion. Its seed head is quite large, with the individual seeds weighing only a few milligrams each. #JewelCave #JECA #nationalparkservice #midwestnps #FindYourPark #parks101 #nps101 #flower #seedhead #southdakota #blackhills #hifromsd
This photo is from the appropriately named Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. Dreamy, isn’t it! 😍 . . You can reach this little gem from the Bear Lake trailhead, and it’s just one of the lakes you’ll come across on this particular trail. We got up early, packed our lunch, and hit the trail, and it was one of the very best parts of our entire trip in July. If you’re visiting RMNP in the summer, get up early for a hike. The mountain air and exercise are good for the soul. ☀️ . . . #rmnp #naturecalls #gooutside #chooseyourpath #liveboldly #FindYourPark #GoParks #NPS101 #nationalparkgeek #OptOutside #OurWild #WeAreTheWild #NeverStopExploring #OwnTheWeekend #FindYourAWAY #wildtribute #campmor #goatworthy #wanderwisely #cntraveler #natgeotravel #lp #colorado #mountainlake #fodorsonthego #traveldeeper #getlostnow #passionpassport
You drive to the northwestern most end of Washington and then hike a good little while and find this... - My entry for tonight’s @rebels_united Rebel Pops #ru_landscape_18
#tombstonetuesday The grave of Jeremiah Fowler (d. November 14, 1724) at Saint Paul's Church Cemetery, now part of St. Paul's Church National Historic Site in Mount Vernon, #NewYork . The inscription on his fieldstone marker, the initials JF, reflects the size of what was then Eastchester, which was a town of only about 350 people at the time of Jeremiah's death. #ny #nyhistory #SpreadTheHistory #cemetery #cemetery_shots #aj_graveyards #rememberme #grave #graveyard #graveyard_dead #blog #blogger #travelblog #travelblogger #memorial #mementomori #historygirl #history #thisisny #exploreny #igersny #taphophile #taphophiles_only #mountvernonny #FindYourPark #nps101 #nationalparkgeek #goparks
Nightfall at the bottom.
The lighthouse on Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore was finally activated in 1901. Together with the other 7 lighthouses in the park it makes up one of the finest collections of lighthouses in the country if not world. They range in style from this full metal standalone one to the full building sandstone construction of the Sand Island lighthouse. Do you have a favorite lighthouse? . . . . . . #findyourpark #nps #nationalparkgeek #nationalparkservice #nationalparksusa #lighthouse #lighthouses #lighthouse_captures #findyourpark #nps #nationalparkgeek #nationalparkservice #nationalparksusa #midwestmoment #lakesuperior #greatlakes #apostleislands #discoverwisconsin #travelwisconsin #TravelWI #wisconsinlife #naturalwisconsin #onlyinwisconsin #wisconsin #nationalparks #nps100 #nps101 #shoreline #shorelife #wanderingbadger
Dog Canyon - a secluded, forested canyon on the north end of the park at 6,300 feet - stands at the edge of the wilderness boundary and offers an ideal location for quiet camping, birding, hiking, and solitude. . . Trails from Dog Canyon offer excellent access with relatively easy grades to the highcountry of Guadalupe Mountains National Park. A variety of one-day or shorter day hikes, overnight backpacking trips, and horseback riding trips can be made from this area. A tent and RV campground (no hookups) provides lodging options from which to begin your adventure. . . Hike to Marcus Overlook and enjoy the view down West Dog Canyon or cross open meadow through juniper, oak and pine to the summit of Lost Peak. . . However you decide to experience this remote portion of the national park, you’ll enjoy both the destination and the journey. . . @naturenps @nationalparkservice @usinterior #findyourtrail #nps101 #encuentratuparque #findyourpark 📷B. Kennedy
Day 19: Donahue Pass 11,066 feet. Hiked 16.6 miles to the infamous Donahue Pass to enter into Yosemite National Park. What a view! Couldn’t see 20 feet in front of me due to smoke. I was later assaulted by 70mph winds and raining ash all night from the Ferguson fire. Little did I know that would have to be my last night out on the trail. Even though it caused a premature ending to my trip, celebrating the fact that the fire is finally contained and that Yosemite Valley is finally open!!🏔🏕🎉 . . . . . . . #bestview #worthit #imactuallysmilingunderthatmask #mylungsstillhurt #sodomylegs #nationalparkgeek #womenwhohike #ladiesofthejmt #jmt2018 #donahuepass #yosemitenationalpark #trekthepct #fergusonfire #womenwhoexplore #hikertrash #nps101 #solohike #dirtygirlgaiters #keenshoes #blackdiamondequipment #deuter #optoutside #findyourpark #rei1440project #rei
The 3 of Us. Its nice to have our picture taken. Sometimes, we don't always have someone to take it for us. Its fun to share pictures with one another! ❤ 📸Photo by: Linda, the rock lover, better known as The Bucket List Traveler 🧡
So glad we brought Linda and Sal to honey pooh bear. 🐻🍯They snapped some pretty cool shots of us high up on the rocks from down there!
@theadventurous3 will soon be out on the road, on a journey to the destination.
🧡 He said I look like Aunt Jemima
Yesterday, we saw hundreds of "shooting stars🌠" on a moonless night in Joshua Tree. ❤
In a town with summers that have never ending heat waves - I manage by editing my shots of cooler days in Washington (and keeping the thermostat at 72)...
In the land of blazing sun and dark shadows
This week Alcatraz Island welcomed back some familiar faces. Alcatraz Alumni – Former correctional officers, family members, and prisoners – celebrated their final reunion gathering on the island. The roughly 30-year-old tradition, co-organized by the National Park Service and Alcatraz Alumni Association , along with Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, has been a unique way for visitors to learn about life on the rock from those who lived it. The prison closed in 1963, and most former residents have passed away or moved out of the area. Although the decision was made to end the beloved tradition due to shrinking numbers in participation, some alumni plan to continue coming back to share their stories with the public. Thank you to everyone who joined us in making history with Sunday’s memorable event! #FindYourPark #NPS101 #LivingHistory Photos: Richard Mayer Original Post: NPS
Not quite sure why that star looks like a bird, but I'm alright with it! First milky way shot of the year and it was worth the wait. Last Friday @joeleeisnotjolie @jaysadventurecircus and I got in to Flagstaff around 11pm after a 3 hour drive. Aftern spending almost a month in Kingmen,AZ, you get used to 100deg plus temperatures, so being greeted by a cool 50deg night was more than welcome.
Although Rocky Mountain National Park isn't one of the certified IDA International Dark Sky Parks, it is still an amazing place to stargaze.  During the right conditions, it is possible to see the Milky Way span across the entire sky.  In this picture, not only were we able to capture the Milky Way center, but also Mars! . . . . . #colorado  #co #rockymountainnationalpark #rmnp #milkyway #astrophotography #stars #roadtrip #nationaldestinations #nationalparkgeek #optoutside #getoutside #findyourpark #sharetheexperience #national_park_photography #adventure #outdoors  #nps101 #landscapephotography #landscapelover #discoverearth #outside_project #roamearth #BDAmerica #MTNfolk #jnaphotos #takemoreadventures #rei1440project
Today kicks off our National Park Tour for this week. This is park 1 out of 3 that we we will experience. We Caught so many Meteors last night. ☄Perseid Meteor Shower in Joshua Tree National Park. 🌵❤ we were so lucky to have witnessed this astronomical event in such a dark sky park.
On Friday morning I ventured from #Rochester #Minnesota to #EffigyMounds #NationalMonument in Northeast #Iowa , unfortunately my mobility issues were acting up and limited my activities during my visit. #FindYourPark #EncuentraTuParque #NPS101 #Parks101 #EveryKidInAPark #ParkChat #OptOutside #FindYourTrail #HikerChat #Trails50 #LeaveNoTrace
Further downstream.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is actually a female
Who is the leader of the wolfpack?
Who is king?
i’ve shared this before on this account (and also on my personal), but it’s one of my all-time favorites... this scene was one of those things that just makes you feel so blessed to be alive. i hope y’all can stop listening to my rambling and see it one day in person 😂😊
#JewelCave displays some incredible #cavefeatures . But, do not forget the surface #scenery . For instance, when was the last time you watched a #southdakota #sunset ? #JECA #nationalparkservice #midwestnps #findyourpark #FindYourPark #nps101 #parks101 #blackhills #hifromsd #sunsetwars #parksunsetwars
#hike25 of our #52hikechallenge2018 was short and less than strenuous but absolutely gorgeous! #toadwhisperer #pinelandsnationalreserve #findyourpark #nps101
Visiting this place evokes a similar feeling in me as to how I’d imagine it would feel to win the lottery. Oh, wait...
Layers of time and earth.
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