#86: Mailbag! How Many Days to Spend in Great Sand Dunes NP and More!

In our Mailbag! episodes, we answer questions from listeners about the national parks, ranger-led tours, road trips, hiking, camping, backpacking, gear, relationships, and pretty much whatever anyone wants to ask us. In this episode, we cover these topics:

·     National Park Passport Stamp Book

Where to buy your very own book

Here’s a link to the National Parks Travelers Club

·     How we avoid buying all the tchotchkes and souvenirs on our trips. Spoiler alert: we don’t.

·     Planning a camping trip when flying to your destination.

·     How to deal with photographers taking the best spots for capturing incredible images in the national parks.

·     How much time to budget when visiting Great Sand Dunes National Park

·     Suggestions about which national park to visit for a few days that’s close to the Alabama/Tennessee border.

Mount Leconte Lodge

·     Tips on how to get started backpacking.

·     How can foreigners volunteer in the national parks when traveling to the US.

The International Volunteers in Parks Program


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