Visiting 60 National parks in the USA

On the 25th of August 2016, the National Park Service Celebrated their centennial birthday. News media and former president Barack Obama highlighted this special day with speeches, documentaries and photo slide shows of America’s beautiful places. On this day Jan Heijdra decided to buy a National Parks Stamps Passport for his upcoming trip to Acadia…

Gateway Arch National Park in St Louis (Missouri)

Gateway Arch National Park St. Louis (Missouri) – Opening new museum  on July 3rd and Fireworks on July 4th.  Photos of Gateway Arch National Park (Missouri). Pictures are taken during a  2 year photography journey to all 60 National Parks in the USA. Previously called the Jefferson Expansion Memorial National Monument.

Glacier National Park (Montana)

Photos of Glacier National Park in Montana. Pictures are taken during a photography tour to all National Parks in the United States. Time of visit was June 2018. I stayed at St. Mary Campground and Many Glacier Campground.  The going to the sun road opened during my stay in the park.  Photography locations in Glacier…

Isle Royale National Park (Michigan)

Photos of Isle Royale national park taken during a 5 day backpacking visit in June 2018 as part of a 2 year journey/roadtrip to all 60 national parks in the USA. Transportation taken back and forth from Grand Portage.    Isle Royale backpack hike from Mccargo Cove to Rock Harbor Early morning parked my car…

National Park of American Samoa (American Samoa)

National Park of American Samoa in pictures. Photo’s taken at  Ofu, Tau and Tutuila, the three parts islands that form  American Samoa National park. This American Samoa visit was part of a two year journey to visit all 60 National Parks of the United States.    American Samoa is literally located at the other side…

U.S. Virgin Islands National Park after Irma and Maria

A trip to the beautiful U.S. Virgin Islands is on many bucket lists.  This trip was planned  before the hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the islands. Without prior experience on an island in the Caribbean, there were no expectations.. This visit to Virgin Island National Park was an awesome experience and I would like to…

Kings Canyon National Park (California)

Photos of Kings Canyon National Park (California), pictures are taken during a  2 year photography journey to all 60 National Parks in the USA. Kings Canyon National Park is located next to Sequoia National Park in California’s Sierra Nevada.  You will find huge sequoia trees and especially the gigantic General Grant Tree in Grant Grove. …

Gateway Arch National Park #60 ?

National Park # 60 – Gateway Arch NP The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was established under the Act of May 17, 1954. The Gateway Arch was designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen in 1947. When Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in the State of Missouri will be renamed to Gateway Arch National Park, it will become the 60th…

Death Valley National Park (California)

Photos of Death Valley National Park (California) , pictures are taken during a  2 year photography journey to all 60 National Parks in the USA.   Lunar Eclipse in Death Valley 2018   Racetrack Playa in Death Valley – Where stones move One of the most remote locations in Death Valley National Park  is te…

Lunar Eclipse 31st of January 2018 Photos

In November 2017 I described my decision to view the total Lunar Eclipse of January 31st 2018 in Death Valley National Park.  The choice for Death Valley was a good one. Nice clear skies almost the entire eclipse and hard to decide where to shoot the eclipse. Badwater Basin, the Sand Dunes, Zabriskie Point or…

Alaska 2018 National Parks trip Preperation

Visiting all eight national parks in Alaska is an enormous planning operation and a once in a life time opportunity. To be able to see all natural wonders it is absolutely necessary to plan ahead and make sure you are ready for what is coming.  Visiting all 8 national parks is an expensive journey which…