Five weeks ago, a new national park joined the ranks of our National Park Service system: Camp Nelson National Monument in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The park, located about 20 miles south of Lexington in Jessamine County, commemorates the African American soldiers who resided at Camp Nelson during the Civil War. Originally established as a Union Army … Continue reading Introducing America’s Newest National Park: Camp Nelson
The day before Thanksgiving is a hectic day in America. Across the country, people are traveling, cooking, and making last-minute trips to the grocery store. But as we busy ourselves preparing for tomorrow’s feast, we ought to take a moment of pause to ask ourselves—what does Thanksgiving mean to us? The answers are sure to … Continue reading America’s Parks Reveal a Different Kind of Thanksgiving
In today’s current political climate, the midterm elections are as important as ever. And for national park advocates, voting can have an impact on the parks that we all enjoy.
A good friend of mine – and an incredible fly angler – once told me a story he called the evolution of the fly fisherman: When someone first learns to fish using a fly rod (and the same probably holds true of a spinning rod as well) they’re hell bent on catching a fish, no … Continue reading On and Off the Trail in Acadia: Brook Trout Fishing in Acadia National Park
Save $200 on your next national park trip! WHY WE ARE EXCITED This week the team at Chimani is proud to announce the launch of their Chimani Perks a Membership Savings Club program for national park travelers, perfect for people planning to hit some parks this summer. To honor National Park Week, we are offering … Continue reading Introducing Chimani Perks – a Savings Club for National Park Travelers
Chimani receives the Innovation & Creativity Award at the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Augusta, Maine. Last week, Kerry Gallivan, founder of Chimani travel apps for national parks, was awarded the Innovation & Creativity Award at the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Augusta, Maine. The Governor’s Conference on Tourism is held every year … Continue reading Chimani receives the Innovation & Creativity Award
Chimani receives the Corporate Stewardship Award and Honorable Mention for Innovative Product of the Year at the 2017 Public Land Alliance Conference We are proud to announce that Chimani received the Corporate Stewardship Award and Honorable Mention for Innovative Product of the Year at the Public Land Alliance Convention on February 15, 2017 in Arlington, … Continue reading Chimani receives the Corporate Stewardship Award
When I was in 7th grade my dad packed up all his worldly possessions into his VW wagon and took off for the Everglades, where he became, the first, and to my recollection, the only, established squatter. He lived there for almost 30 years. Yup, that’s right, my dad was the Everglades hermit.
Mandy Davis Director of Operations Chimani Jan 24, 2017 When I think of National Parks, I think of wide-open spaces, big blue skies, and the smell of pine, or sage, or campfire smoke. There’s always a feeling I get when I enter a national park and get out on a trail, a calmness, a solitude, … Continue reading Reflecting On The Women’s March On Washington
Following the spectacular Centennial year of the National Park Service in the United States, Canada is celebrating its 150th Birthday by making all of its national parks completely free! That's right, our neighbors to the north have a collection of natural wonders that rival any the world over, and are letting you see them for … Continue reading Canada’s National Parks Are Free In 2017! Grab Your Pass Here: