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Author Topic: National Parks Master Thread  (Read 81026 times)

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Re: National Parks Master Thread
« Reply #360 on: July 07, 2024, 10:29:32 PM »
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Re: National Parks Master Thread
« Reply #361 on: July 07, 2024, 10:52:16 PM »

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Re: National Parks Master Thread
« Reply #362 on: July 07, 2024, 10:58:01 PM »

What this guy did in a year,@cgr is doing in 3 weeks
And that is the difference between how long things take with kids and without kids. ;D
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: National Parks Master Thread
« Reply #363 on: July 10, 2024, 10:10:06 AM »
It's been a few years since my last update here, and I just got back from a July 4 extended weekend that included 3 new NP's, bringing me up to 45. Anyone have more?

My updated list:

Arches - loved it!
Big Bend
Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Bryce - stunning!
Capitol Reef
Carlsbad Caverns - amazing!
Congaree - one of my least favorites
Crater Lake - gorgeous!
Cuyahoga Valley
Denali - enjoyed the all-day bus tour so much we did it again the next day
Dry Tortugas - really remote, but really worthwhile!
Gateway Arch
Glacier - my favorite!!
Grand Canyon - to the bottom and back up!
Grand Teton
Great Sand Dunes - really cool and not as well-known as it should be
Great Smoky Mountains
Guadalupe Mountains
Hot Springs - pass
Indiana Dunes
Joshua Tree
Kenai Fjords
Kings Canyon
Mammoth Cave
Mesa Verde - lots of fun for kids
Mount Rainier
New River Gorge
North Cascades - another one that deserves more love than it gets
Redwood - I really loved it here, had an amazing time tracking down Hyperion, the tallest living thing on Earth, whose location is kept secret, a shame it's so remote
Rocky Mountain
Shenandoah - Old Rag is a great hike - but not in the rain!
Theodore Roosevelt
White Sands
Wind Cave
Wrangell-St. Elias