Exploring the largest cave system in the world and the park above it
This summer, we had the great privilege of escaping the sweltering Florida heat and spending five weeks on the road, photographing most of the national parks east of the Mississippi, as well as a half dozen or so other National Park Service monuments, memorials and battlefields along the way. Our first stop was Mammoth Cave National Park.
Celebrating World Ranger Day with Fond Memories from our National Park Travels
Over the years, we’ve had the privilege of visiting nearly 50 national parks, monuments and memorials. Often, we’ve done this with our family, and with virtually no exception, we’ve encountered friendly, kind, helpful and passionate rangers who have been eager to make our visit memorable and enjoyable. Here’s just a few fond ranger memories from our trips to the national parks.
If you’ve followed us for any time, you probably know of our deep affection for the national parks. It is no overstatement to say that our country’s national parks are one of our greatest treasures – a crown jewel founded on some of the deepest principles of our nation. Principles like freedom, democracy and equity. The parks are open to all and owned by every single American.
Sampling Multnomah Falls, Crater Lake, Olympic National Park and all the Roads in Between
So, while I was preparing yesterday’s post, I realized that I had never published part two of our adventure to the Pacific Northwest way back in early October. So, without any further delay, here’s our photos from this great adventure. Over the course of a few days, we visited Multnomah Falls, spent a day on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, did a drive-by of Mount Rainier, and took a day trip along the volcanic range, stopping along Continue reading →