Housatonic River Lower Falls Recreation Area — National Parks With T

Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T!  The Housatonic River flows for 149 miles Massachusetts and western Connecticut. In the town of Falls Village, it cascades down Great Falls. Here, it intersects the Appalachian Trail. We’d seen the picturesque area in a AAA magazine article about worthy day trips. An easily…Housatonic River … Continue reading Housatonic River Lower Falls Recreation Area — National Parks With T

Essex County Park: Lenape Trail — National Parks With T

Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T! Lenape Trail in Presby Memorial Iris Gardens» As parks began to re-open for passive recreation during the Covid-19 crisis, I decided to revisit the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens. I got there before 7 AM and pretty much had the park to myself. The park… via … Continue reading Essex County Park: Lenape Trail — National Parks With T

Crazy Horse Memorial — National Parks With T

  https://www.youtube.com/embed/rm2z8aqI4FM?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T! The Crazy Horse Memorial is an enormous mountain sculpture dedicated to Crazy Horse, war chief of the Oglala Lakota, who fought at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. He is the revered ancestor of the Lakota Sioux and when Mount Rushmore … Continue reading Crazy Horse Memorial — National Parks With T

Ninini Point Lighthouse: Maritime Heritage Program — National Parks With T

Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T! The National Park Service has run a Park History Program since 1931. One of the Park History sections is the Maritime Heritage Program which seeks to document and protect nationally significant maritime resources. The Ninini Point Lighthouse is on that list. Kauai had no… via … Continue reading Ninini Point Lighthouse: Maritime Heritage Program — National Parks With T

Cape May Point State Park — National Parks With T

Welcome back to National Parks and other public lands with T! 2019 Lighthouse Challenge of NJ» The Lighthouse Challenge of NJ celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2019. I visited about half of the participating sites, focusing on the ones I didn’t see in 2018. After climbing to the top of the Cape May Lighthouse, I… via … Continue reading Cape May Point State Park — National Parks With T