National Parks - Page 2 - TravelPUNK Backpacker College Student Budget Travel Message Boards!



Go Back   TravelPUNK Backpacker College Student Budget Travel Message Boards! > Backpacker College Student Travel Message Boards > Camping, Hiking, and Climbing Talk

Camping, Hiking, and Climbing Talk They don't call it the "Great Outdoors" for nothing - trail talk, camping tips, mountaineering, etc.

Raileurope.com: See Europe by train
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-18-2006, 07:33 AM   #21
TPunk Recognized
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Cologne/Köln, Germany
Posts: 214
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via MSN to freakypete
Default

The only noteable one ive been to is Aukstaitija National Park in Lithuania.

It was incredible, just hundreds of lakes, spent a couple of days cycling around them. And im sure its really beautiful when it isnt raining (it rained for 2 days solid while i was there)

And so cheap as well, staying in a 2 bed cabin for under €5 a night. and that was in the "main" village Paluse in the park (the one with a tourist information office). im sure you can find cheaper if you look.

Im sure tamara can tell you more, shes the one that told me to go there
__________________
"For once you have tasted Absinthe you will walk the earth with your eyes turned towards the gutter, for there you have been and there you will long to return."

Pete
freakypete is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2006, 03:50 PM   #22
Sex and the City Guru
 
travelchick75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Miami, Canada
Posts: 649
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via MSN to travelchick75
Default

Riding mountain National park in mantiba is AMAZINGLY beautiful. And for hiking buffs like you and SD it might be worth a look to you!
__________________
"Well, I had one that I was playing Quidditch the other night," said Ron, screwing up his face in an effort to remember. "What do you think that means?"
"Probably that you're going to be eaten by a giant marshmallow or something," said Harry, turning the pages of The Dream Oracle without interest.
-
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
travelchick75 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2006, 05:48 PM   #23
***** gear guru
 
kingcrazylegs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 6,328
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via ICQ to kingcrazylegs Send a message via AIM to kingcrazylegs Send a message via MSN to kingcrazylegs Send a message via Yahoo to kingcrazylegs
Default

<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(travelchick75 @ Aug 18 2006, 03:50 PM) [snapback]135589[/snapback]</div>
Quote:
Riding mountain National park in mantiba is AMAZINGLY beautiful. And for hiking buffs like you and SD it might be worth a look to you!
[/b]
I've always wanted to go to Riding Mountain!
__________________

all that is not given is lost
kingcrazylegs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2006, 07:36 PM   #24
Sex and the City Guru
 
travelchick75's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Miami, Canada
Posts: 649
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via MSN to travelchick75
Default

Its So pretty we just drove through there yesterday
__________________
"Well, I had one that I was playing Quidditch the other night," said Ron, screwing up his face in an effort to remember. "What do you think that means?"
"Probably that you're going to be eaten by a giant marshmallow or something," said Harry, turning the pages of The Dream Oracle without interest.
-
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
travelchick75 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2006, 08:44 PM   #25
To Smart For Mensa
 
TheJake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Salt Lake City
Posts: 5,818
Thanks: 3
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via AIM to TheJake Send a message via MSN to TheJake Send a message via Yahoo to TheJake Send a message via Skype™ to TheJake
Default

I love the lesser known trails in Rocky Mountain National Park...

The same goes for Arches and Canyonlands in Utah.
__________________
Adventure needs to be as much about discovering yourself as it is about discovering the world.
TheJake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-18-2006, 10:43 PM   #26
always trippin'
 
freespiritz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: The Island of Rhode
Posts: 2,071
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Hmm..I haven't been to that many NPs yet, but that will have to change! Here are a few that I'm sure I've been to though. :P

-Bako National Park, (Sarawak, Borneo): This is where I saw proboscis monkeys for the first time and also discovered that I SUCK at reading trail maps.

-Kinabalu National Park (Sabah, Borneo): Had a great time climbing Mt.Kinabalu (4095m) although right now I'm waiting for my black toenail to fall off.

-Acadia National Park (Maine): Beautiful, especially in the fall.
__________________


Check out my band!
freespiritz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2008, 09:48 AM   #27
***** gear guru
 
kingcrazylegs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 6,328
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via ICQ to kingcrazylegs Send a message via AIM to kingcrazylegs Send a message via MSN to kingcrazylegs Send a message via Yahoo to kingcrazylegs
Default

Hit up some National Parks on my last trip:

Manu Natioanl National Park, Peru: Its part of the Amazon Basin, which speaks for itself.

Huayna Potosi National Park, Bolivia: This one IS the mountain, all 6088m; I climbed it.

Sajama National Park, Bolivia: Sajama is a volcano, and the park surrounds it with a desert like terrain made of volcanic ash. Lots of geysers and hot springs. The forest thats at the highest elevation in the world (the trees are little). Tons of wild life.

Lauca National Park, Chille: 3 massive volcanoes, one active and smoking. 2 massive lakes, that are amongst the highest in the world. This place is hauntingly beautiful.

Anyone else?


__________________

all that is not given is lost
kingcrazylegs is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply






Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
National Hangover Day space virgin General Discussions 13 01-04-2006 10:32 AM
Rosa Parks ted General Discussions 13 10-28-2005 09:25 PM
Kenyan National Parks Kaaar General Travel Tips and Advice 1 05-23-2005 01:47 PM
Sleeping in Parks/Saving Money olabueno Hostel, Hotels, Budget Accomodations: Questions and tips 17 05-12-2005 07:24 AM
jobs in state parks Elixir Travel Budget, Money Matters, Financial Talk 2 01-27-2005 10:08 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:46 AM.



 

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.2.0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121