We must preserve our national parks

Americans are spending less and less time visiting our beautiful national parks. That's according to a July 12 article in USA Today, "Parks less popular as hangouts."
Mark Brooky
Aug 4, 2012

Mary Wendt thinks the issue is much bigger than what is pointed out in the article. In her blog, Mary's Wandering, the Grand Haven woman writes: "I love the national parks. I have a goal to visit all of them. It is a goal I most likely will not achieve, but I'll see as many as I can. There are 58 national parks, but the entire National Park System includes 397 'units.' I would like to see all 397."

To see the complete list, click here.

Wendt continues: "I believe that even if no human ever set foot in these parks again, having them preserved in their own right is of value. But I know if Americans stop visiting and don't see a value in these lands, they could be lost. I don't want that to happen."

To read more of her blog on national parks, click here.

Comments

murpbl

I agree with you Mary, they are precious gift and should be preserved

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