Walk The Parks  STATS


Total Days: 959

July 25, 2017 - January 31, 2022

First Leg: devoted to  Walk The Parks:

500 Days 7/25/17-12/8/18

2nd Leg:

176 Days 4/1/19-10/8/19

3rd Leg: 4/23/21 - Ongoing


Total Miles: 13,026

Hiking Miles: 12,246

Biking Miles: 490

Rafting Miles: 250

Canoeing Miles: 40


Total Elevation Gain: 1,877,659 feet


Total Steps: 26,121,188


National Parks Visited: 50 

In Order Visited: Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Rocky Mountain, Great Sand Dunes, Mesa Verde, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, Great Basin, Zion, Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains, Shenandoah, Isle Royale, Acadia, Petrified Forest, Joshua Tree, Channel Islands, Redwood Forest, Pinnacles, Death Valley, Sequoia, King’s Canyon, Yosemite, Lassen Volcanic, Crater Lake, Mount Rainier, North Cascades, Gateway Arch, Mammoth Cave, Cuyahoga Valley, Indiana Dunes, Voyageurs, Theodore Roosevelt, Badlands, Wind Cave, Glacier, Olympic, Saguaro, White Sands Guadalupe Mountains, Carlsbad Caverns, Big Bend, Hot Springs, Dry Tortugas, Biscayne, Everglades, Congaree


States Visited: 37

Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, California, Oregon, Washington, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Florida, South Carolina



Highest Point: Mt. Elbert, CO 14,329 feet

Lowest Point: -282 Feet, Badwater Basin, Death Valley, CA


Longest Stretch without Shower: 15 Days, Not Bad!!


Horrible Digestive Issues requiring medical attention: 1


Cases of infected poison ivy requiring medial attention: 1


Longest Day: 35 Miles


Longest Stretch between water: 60 Miles


Longest time between resupply points: 20 Days while rafting the Grand Canyon; 10 Days while hiking


Smiles per day: So many


Number of amazing people met: This is one stat that continually amazes me. I have met so many absolutely incredible people on this trip! Thank you so very much!