From two week impact trips to whole summer or winter experiences, there’s a trip and a location with everyone in mind.
You will secure a full-time seasonal job working in the hospitality industry earning an income and engaging in relational ministry with your peers. We will help!
Each Sunday, you and your team will help lead worship services in the national parks for those who live in and visit these beautiful areas.
Spend your time rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, adventuring and exploring the national park - your backyard for your whole experience!
This will be the hardest, and the best, experience of your life! Step up and into the call to serve, and be prepared to live out a radical life for Christ.
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At the northeast corner of the US is located a park that boasts a diverse ecosystem. The endless variety of activities to do and animals to see, surely even a summer is not enough time to take in all that Acadia National Park has to offer!
Badlands National Park will surprise you both in beauty and exploration. It will leave you in awe and wonder at how such a unique place is found here on Earth.
Sometimes considered “three parks in one,” Big Bend includes scenic mountain, desert, and river environments.
This coastline is often described as the “greatest meeting of land and water in the world.”
The Blue Ridge Parkway is “America’s Favorite Drive,” encompassing 469 miles of gentle, rolling mountain splendor from Virginia to North Carolina.
Utah’s Bryce Canyon is world famous for its geologic “Hoodoos” – red and orange limestone spires in bizarre shapes and sizes. Here you will find the largest collection of them in the world!
Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States, will take your breath away with its world of dazzling clear, pure and bright blue waters.
Virtually popping up out of nowhere in Western South Dakota is 71,000 acres of granite spires and cliffs, gentle mountain summits, rolling green hills, sparkling blue waters, huge skies, and open ranges of the wild west.
Death Valley National Park is a land of extremes. While standing 282 feet below sea level, the lowest elevation in North America, you are able to look up at the Panamint Mountain range towering at over 11,000 ft. elevation.
Alaska, The Last Frontier, is home to the tallest peak in North America. Denali is a striking 20,310 ft tall and is draped with glaciers containing melt water that run a stunning turquoise.
Everglades’s landscape has been described as “…tranquil in its quiet beauty, serving not as the source of water, but as the last receiver of it,” by President Harry S. Truman (1947) during his dedication of the park. You will not want to miss the unique and diverse plant and animal life present in America’s 10th largest national park!
Ecola’s landscape has been described as “…the grandest and most pleasing prospects which my eyes ever surveyed,” by Captain William Clark (1806).
If you’re looking for one of the most remote, rugged, and spectacular wilderness sanctuaries left in America, Glacier Bay is your place!
The ‘Crown of the Continent’ has over 700 miles worth of hiking trails. You will experience the awe-inspiring beauty of glacier carved mountains and valleys, crystal clear alpine lakes, and wildlife at its finest.
Extending 186 miles, with nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, Lake Powell has become a top destination for boaters.
Commonly considered to be in the Boreal Life Zone, the North Rim is habitat to black bears, porcupines, elk, mountain lions, and the unique Kaibab squirrel found nowhere else in America!
At 15 miles across and one-mile-deep, the Grand Canyon is a World Heritage Site in northwestern Arizona that’s truly a marvel to behold.
The mountains of Wyoming’s Teton Range, braided by the twisting Snake River in the Jackson Hole valley, begin innocently at 7,000 ft sagebrush meadows and then suddenly rise to 13,770 ft. summits like the Grand.
These southern Appalachian Mountains are among the oldest mountains in the world and invite you to a slower pace of life: one filled with layers upon layers of hills, thick green forests, open meadows, towering trees, winding trails, and rocky cliffs.
Isle Royale is one of the least visited national parks in the United States, a destination for those who love the very remote and rugged.
On the south central coastline of Alaska you’ll feel like you stepped back in time, to a time when much of the continent was covered with glaciers. This heavily glaciated park is over 51% covered in ice!
With a seemingly endless expanse of chambers and passages, this 400-mile-explored cave system has earned its name, Mammoth.
The southwestern Colorado Plateau is home to the first national park set aside by the National Park Service to “preserve the works of man.”
Mt. Rainier is not only an active volcano, but also a towering 14,410 glaciated peak that has become an iconic image for Washington state’s Cascade Range.
In the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota is a testament to America’s past, present, and future – Mt. Rushmore National Memorial.
With no cell reception, and limited internet use, Stehekin operates out of “what America used to be”. Whether one stays in the valley or ventures to the rugged peaks, this peaceful gem in the mountains will not disappoint in its majestic design and beautiful people…
Whether you’re intrigued by tide pools, sea stacks, and stunning rocky shoreline; snowy mountain ranges and wildflowers; or magical, temperate forests shrouded in every shade of green
Home to 14,259 ft. Longs Peak, the park abounds with endless options to explore mountain tundra, towering summits, glacially carved valleys, pristine lakes and flowing streams, thick forests, sparkling aspen groves, and wildflower filled meadows.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie adjacent to each other in the southern Sierra Nevada Range and are typically included in the same park visit.
One of three parks within the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains where ACMNP has a presence, Shenandoah is unique…
Stepping into Theodore Roosevelt and tiny adjacent town of Medora is like stepping onto the set of a western movie.
With 7,000 acres of rolling hills and white sandy beaches, you will surely find paradise on this small island…
At the boundary of Minnesota and Canada is one of the more water saturated parks of America – Voyageurs National Park.
The journey there may be long, but once you set your eyes on the vastness of the tundra, the grandeur of the mountains, and see a mother moose with her calf…
Whether watching the bison graze across the pasture, standing in awe of the waterfall rushing through the canyon, or witnessing “Old Faithful” first-hand, Yellowstone will never leave you disappointed.
There’s a reason Yosemite was naturalist John Muir’s favorite park! Within these 1,169 square miles of powerful High Sierra country…
Do you have a group interested in spending a week in a national park serving, growing, and leading? Let us know, and we can customize an IMPACT trip for your group.