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Gems of National Parks Part 2

We explore more of our national park system’s stunning hidden gems, places largely unfamiliar to the public and all but serious park enthusiasts and rangers. We cover sites from across the continent and into the Pacific and Caribbean, exploring lesser known but spectacular natural and historical parks that remain some of our National Park Service’s best kept secrets.


David Kroese

David Kroese, of Loves Park, Illinois, is one of about 50 people known to have visited all 419 National Park Service sites and author of the first published narrative introducing all the NPS units and national trails, “The Centennial: A ... read more

Date: Tue, Oct 19

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: David Kroese

Fee: $10

Program Number: FALL:344

Note: In-person capacity: 38
Live-stream capacity: 300

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