Highlights This is a collection of my favorite stories listed in chronological order. Two day descent down 10,000 feet in Haleakala National Park, Hawaii. Road trip kick off at the Christmas Tree Burn in the Mojave Desert, California. Desert storm over Joshua Tree National Park, California. A cold night at White Sands National Monument, New Mexico. Mountain biking through Saguaro National Park, Arizona. Labyrinth navigating in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. High winds in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. Backcountry car camping in Big Bend National Park, Texas. Paying respects at The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. Americas party town circa 1920 - Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. Climbing through history at USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Alabama. Partying with the good ol' boys at the Iron Horse Mud Ranch, Florida. Biking through Shark Valley in Everglades National Park, Florida. Snorkeling around the Fort that never fought in Dry Tortugas National Park Florida Prepared for launch after visiting Kennedy Space Center, Florida. A soggy hike through Congaree National Park, South Carolina. Fast and fancy times at the Carolina Cup, South Carolina. A hard fought battle in Great Smokey Mountains National Park, NC and TN. Rolling up to Nashville on the Old Natchez Trace in Tennessee. Probing the depths of Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. I let my spirit lead me down the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Highways and low clouds in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. Paying respects at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. Navigating the masses at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC. Tenacious ingenuity from Wright Bro. National Memorial, North Carolina. Driving the battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania. National September 11 Memorial & Museum, New York. The little state that's big on charm - Rhode Island. Founding Fathers and Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Dramatic coastline and fresh seafood in Acadia National Park, Maine. Catching the last runs of the season in Tuckerman Ravine, New Hampshire. Tuned in and turned up at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio! Touring the Tow Path Trail through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio! Running hot laps at the Indy 500 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Strange happenings at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado. High times in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Backpacking with buffalos in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota. Erosion in action at Badlands National Park , South Dakota. Remembering a friend in Madison, Wisconsin. Feeling far flung out in Isle Royal National Park, Michigan. Kayaking through Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota. Tricky trails in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota. Feeling star struck in the presence of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Bear encounter while hiking in Grand Tetons National Park, Wyoming. Avoiding a forest fire in Glacier National Park, Montana. Picking trailside blueberries in North Cascades National Park, Washington. Glacier tromping in Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska. Orca spotting in Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. Wilderness field trip through Denali National Park, Alaska. Four days of driving down the Al-Can Highway, Yukon and British Columbia. A gusty night of camping in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington A glorious hike up Mount Townsend near Olympic National Park, Washington. The incredible geologic history of Crater Lake National Park, Oregon. Feeling tall spirited in Redwood National Park, California. Editors Choice: Best All Around. Lassen Volcanic National Park, California. Veiled in ash, Yosemite National Park, California. Hiking through ancient bristlecone pines in Great Basin National Park, Nevada. Sharp shadows in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado. Touring the ruins of Pueblo cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde, Colorado. Taking the road less traveled in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. Backcounrty during the blood eclipse in Arches National Park, Utah. The hidden gem, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah. Surreal scenery while hiking through Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. It's a long way down the North Kaibab Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Up to a view down the valley from Observation Point in Zion National Park, Utah. Flash flooding in Death Valley National Park, California. Hiking with giants in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California. Island fox spotting on Santa Cruz Island in Channel Islands National Park, California. Navigating the High Peaks Trail in Pinnacles National Park, California.