The National Parks, America’s Best Idea

The National Parks and Monuments are indeed “America’s Best Idea”.  They have been set aside to inspire, nourish and restore mankind and indeed they do just that.  I highly recommend watching the new PBS special on our National Park system and it’s history.  I have visited many of our national parks and some are pictured here...those I’ve visited and been inspired by but are not pictured are  Kenai, Cascades, Glacier, Mount Rainier, Shenandoah, Mesa Verde, Grand Teton, Kings Canyon, Crater Lake, John Muir Woods, Guadalupe Mountains,  Sequoia, Heleakala, Great Sand Dunes, and Hawaii Volcano.

“This is My Father’s World” by Chris Rice

Link: My childhood summers in Rocky Mountain National Park...these early experiences were to shape the rest of my love of and passion for the natural world, National Parks, and Photography

“We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started... and know the place for the first time.”.....  T. S. Eliot