Point Reyes National Seashore is located on the beautiful coastline in Northern California's Marin County, only 1-2 hours away from San Francisco. Its scenery includes sandy beaches, rocky shores, barns surrounded by cattle and horses, and a multitude of trees. Note that swimming at the...

Hello everyone! My name is Tahmoor Chadury and I'm a recent graduate of The Ohio State University. I majored in Biology and History and this is my second summer as an LHIP intern, but my first summer in person. I'm originally from Brooklyn, NY and...

As I reflect on my first couple of weeks at Salem Maritime and Saugus Ironworks National Historic Sites (NHS) in Massachusetts, I can’t help but feel awed by what I’ve seen and experienced. Although I’m a proud West Coast girl, the East Coast (and specifically...

The piece of land that I was assigned to work with for this unique internship opportunity is a winding stretch of land (approx. 1,950 km) that crosses various geographies, land/weather conditions, state and country borders, the Juan Bautista De Anza National Historic Trail. Intercepting along...

¡Hola Todos! I'm Maya and I will be working at the Chesapeake Bay Office as an outreach assistant. I am a rising senior at American University with a major in International Relations (a focus on environmental sustainability) and a minor in Creative Writing. This position...

My first week in Colorado has been amazing! I have been warmly welcomed by my new neighbors and my supervisor, Krista Muddle. Thank you all for your kindness! Selfie with Paola (left) and Krista (right) To be frank, I felt homesick the first few days I arrived:...

The Jazz National Historical Park is a small indoors park with a midsize stage full of instruments, music recording equipment, cameras, among other things. It's like a small auditorium with TV screens and posters with information about New Orleans' musical history. Unfortunately due to the...

This summer, my internship is with the National Trails Office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which administers nine historic trails and Route 66. However, the National Trails Office does not manage any land, like most NPS offices! The National Trails Office administers historic routes that people...

My name is Stephen, and I hail from a town called Grants, New Mexico! I was born and raised in Grant and currently attend college at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. This coming fall, I will be a senior pursuing my Bachelors in...

The cross-country road trip from California through Nevada, then Utah which finally landed me at my destination of Florissant, Colorado. My worries and nervous emotions instantly blew away by the winds of the Colorado forest. As a California-born and raised citizen, I never imagined anywhere...

John Muir National Historic Site preserves the home and estate of John Muir, who is recognized as one of the fathers of the national parks in the United States. Located in Martinez, California, right off Highway 4, visitors are often surprised to learn that John...