Saturday, September 12, 2009

Eileen's view of the national parks scene for Scenic Sunday

I thought it is cool how you can create a collage with Picasa. So here are some of my pic's of the national parks I have visited. The parks have so much scenery and so much to enjoy. Each picture in the collage has something that represents my view of the national park. The collage is clickable for a bigger view.





Full size pic's can be seen at my flicker slideshow link:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/eileeninmd/show/





This is a list of the parks that I have visited Acadia Nat’l park, Alaska Glacier Bay, Arches Nat’l Park, Assateague Nat’l Seashore, Bryce Nat’l Park, Canyonland Nat’l Park, Chincoteague Nat’l Seashore, Glacier Nat’l Park, Grand Canyon Nat’l Park,
Great Falls Nat’l Park, Hawaii Volcano, Lassen, Mt Ranier, Olympic, Redwoods, Sequoia, Shenandoah, Tetons, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Zion. Each one of these parks are seen in my picture collage.

I would like to make a goal to see every national park in the USA. I think each park has something special to see. So far my favorites have been Yellowstone and the Tetons national parks and mainly for all the wildlife.

Hey, let me know if you recognize any of the parks from my pictures. I know they are a little small but I have the regular size photo too.

This is Owbow Bend in the Tetons National Park. Best bird sighting at the Tetons and Owbow were a Grouse and a female Western Tanager.





Please click on my Scenic Sunday link to see more wonderful photos from all over. Thanks for checking out my blog and pictures. And a big thanks to all the guys and girls who put these memes together. I really love checking out the Scenic Sunday link and the blogs from all over the world. It is a wonderful way to see a little part of everyone's world. Thanks for sharing

41 comments:

  1. Nice collage! SO wonderful to be able to travel and see all the great parks! Thanks for dropping by my site. Have a great weekend.

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  2. Nice collage of the parks. Have been to many in the east but not out west yet.

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  3. Hi Eileen - we LOVE this post. The collage is amazing, each photo breathtaking. We wish we could visit all those parks too - we'd have so much fun exploring them. Thanks for sharing - we really enjoyed it. Schnauzer snuggles - JD and Max.

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  4. So many fantastic photos!! Indeed lovely!!

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  5. Good to find your blog and great photos of National parks and the beauty of nature...

    Thanks for visiting my skies from Australia this week...love the bald headed eagle...we saw one when I visited a park in Richmond, VA earlier in the year, when I was visiting my daughter in NY!

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  6. What a fascinating goal! I am sure you've read Nevada Barr's books. I am working my way through her series and having fun visiting vicariously.

    I love your eagles. We don't have them around here.
    Thank you for visiting My Muskoka !

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  7. These trips must mean a lot..through different seasons too. I think you have a terrific goal! Your collage is excellent. I was able to finally visit Arizona and Utah because my boys had moved there for a time. Anyway, I'm from S. Calif. Thanks for your comments on my blog- I enjoyed that! Have a great weekend-

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  8. Eileen: Beautiful collage and a neat reflective photo on the lake.

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  9. What a wonderful collage of photos!!

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  10. How lucky are you! That's awesome & I want to go to every single one, too!

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  11. great collage and I love all the photos, awesome..

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  13. I love the collage! I recognize many of the places without looking at your list...beautiful memories, I am sure.

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  14. the Owbow Bend in the Tetons National Park image is fantastic!

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  15. That is wonderful to have a chance to see all the beautiful nature. Great shot.

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  16. Oh man! You have seen some pretty spectacular sites!!

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  17. Beautiful idea for this collage!Cool post!
    purrs , love and Happy Camera Critters
    Luna

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  18. what a collage! the photos were great! ^-^

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  20. I am very enthusiastic about this nature collage. The components are fan-tas-tic (I think I even see a bear). Many years ago I've visited three of the parks you mention (Yosemite,..) . It is an impression I will never forget, esp. because here in Western Europe we don't have much room and our nature area's often have the size of a hankerchief. Composing the collage must have taken quite some time, but it certainly it's worth it. Great job !!

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  21. It's a terrific collage, you really have been around, haven't you?!?
    Wow, you have seen some beautiful sights!!
    Amazing photo!

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  22. A great collection of NP photos. I also would like to visit all the NP's in Australia but I don't think I have enough years left.
    Love the relection in the last shot.

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  23. hi Eileen, Wow I'm impressed that you're making it a point to visit all the National Parks. Beautiful scenery!

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  24. Spectacular scenic photos !
    Thank you for creating a impressive collage.
    I haven't visited your favorite national park, Yellowstone and the Tetons, so I would like to add them to my list of future travel.
    Thank you.

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  25. Fantastic collage. Such great pictures

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  26. wow! amazing photos!!!! I like the bird in the bottom row, and the rock "formations"........beautiful!

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  27. This is a marvelous collection of National Parks. I love them all, both pics and parks. I too would love to see them all and am working on it.

    Thanks for stopping by.

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  28. I think I recognize Acadia National Park in the next to last row of your neat collage. You'll have to add Smoky Mountains to your list. We have friends who have visited National Parks in 49 of the 50 states. They are currently planning their trip to Hawaii to complete the 50 states.

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  29. This is one amazing collage, one of the best I've seen. I'd love a link to see each photo larger, like in a slideshow. Don't say you are not a great photographer; some of these are just stunning. Wonderful collection. My only comment is that I'd like to see a bigger one on the blog before clicking, they just seem too tiny to see hardly at all as is.

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  30. Nice photos! I've been to 9 of the parks on your list and would also like to see them all some day. Arches and Grand Canyon are my faves so far.

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  31. Ooooo please let me go with you the next time it do look sooooo wonderful!!!!
    I have been to grand Canyon yeas ago, and a few around Salt lake City.

    If you have time and money we do have different kind of nature here, bur still almost the same, MB

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  32. I've been to Yosemite and really liked that place! Have a great week!//Eva

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  33. What great photos. I especially like the one of the moose. I live in New Zealand but each time hubby and I visit the US we try to add several National Parks to our itinerary. We've visited many of the ones you mention. I think Americans are very lucky to have such brilliant parks and facilities available. It's very difficult to choose a favorite but I think Yosemite is very pretty. Some of the lesser known ones such as Black Canyon are good to visit. Oh, I enjoyed Mese Verde very much too.

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  34. I hope you make it to all the parks - great idea to have a goal like that, and I'm looking forward to seeing more photos from your travels.

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  35. Nice collage! I recgnized Yosemite, Californa Redwoods, and Glacier, I think.

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  36. We have that goal too. :) We've made a good dent but still have plenty left to visit. :)

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  37. Marvelous Mosaic of the National Parks. I've had the pleasure to visit many of them but not all. Lovely photographs! Thanks for your visit to Small Reflections.
    Hugs and blessings,

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  38. the reflection of the mountain in the water is so beautiful!

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