National Park Foundation

  1. Friday, 12/21/12

    A Thank You To L.L.Bean Fans

      Oh, what a year it has been. From kicking off our 100th Anniversary with a giant boot-on-wheels to celebrating with family and friends at our Hometown Celebration in Freeport, we have had a year full of new memories, giveaways, roadtrips and outdoor discoveries. We say “thank you” to all our customers, fans, friends and… More

  2. Friday, 10/5/12

    A mission complete

      This year, we set out on a mission, one that we couldn’t complete on our own – a mission that asked you to share your enthusiasm and your love for the outdoors.   And share, you did. You shared, we gave and now, kids win.   Earlier this year, in celebration of our 100th… More

  3. Friday, 9/7/12

    A Man, a Backpack and a Mission

      You may remember that we featured L.L.Bean customer and avid outdoorsman Steve Gadecki in our recent Discover Something advertising campaign. Steve wanted to say thanks and share his personal story, which involves an L.L.Bean backpack and a love for our national parks.   Steve writes:   My story begins when my mother bought me… More

  4. Thursday, 8/2/12

    Our National Park Series: Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

    As National Parks and Recreation Month comes to a close, we’re exploring the exotic and culturally distinct Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. We spoke with Jessica Ferracane, a park public affairs officer and 30-year Hawai’i citizen, who serves as an excellent unofficial travel guide, whether you’re a beginner hiker an outdoor enthusiast.   How many visitors… More

  5. Wednesday, 8/1/12

    Our National Parks Series: Yellowstone National Park

      Yellowstone National Park brings to mind wolves, bears and Old Faithful, but we’re taking a closer look at its lesser-known parts in the backcountry. Michael Curtis, a backcountry ranger, provides insight into exploring all that the park has to offer:   “Yellowstone is unique in being one of the largest undeveloped backcountry areas in… More

  6. Thursday, 7/26/12

    Our National Parks Series: Acadia National Park

      Maine’s Acadia National Park is home to over 120 miles of hiking trails and many hidden gems. We asked Ardrianna , a four-year Acadia ranger, to tell us about the places she explores daily and where she would recommend going first.     If someone were planning a visit to Acadia, where would you tell… More

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