Unit #47 / 413 - Saint Croix Island International Historic Site
Sometimes this 3+ year journey to all 413 national parks makes me feel like an explorer.
But then I learn about the people who lived in America thousands of years ago, or settled here from across oceans, or surveyed an unknown land, and I feel pretty comfortable given my GPS and van's cruise control.
Unit #46 / 413 - Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
14 Sept 2016
Sitting out a shower after hiking to the top of Barnard Mt. I'm a local so I won't comment on the politics of the National Monument. It's done, and I'll look on the bright side. I'm not happy that I can no longer cruise the roads and explore every side turnoff; (used to hunt between Whetstone and Barnard Mt.). But maybe the...