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    Posted on Aug 21, 2014

    17 Posters That Will Inspire You to See America

    Find your old backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and prepare to take in the beauty of America’s national parks. These new See America project posters are sure to get you planning your next national park trip. The National Parks Conservation Association partnered with the Creative Action Network (CAN) to revive the 1930’s New Deal-era “See America” posters. We’re crowd-sourcing artwork from all 50 states to celebrate our most beautiful and adventurous places. Here are some of our favorites, but you can explore more than 650 posters and support the artists at seeamericaproject.com.

    1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Jon Cain / Via seeamericaproject.com

    “This is one of the best places on Earth to visit, seemed only appropriate to start here.” -Jon Cain, Artist

    2. Appalachian National Scenic Trail

    Livia Veneziano / Via seeamericaproject.com

    The Appalachian National Scenic Trail stretches over 2,000 miles from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine.

    Artist: Livia Veneziano

    3. Cape Cod National Seashore

    Susanne Lamb / Via seeamericaproject.com

    "Having grown up on the lower cape, this is a National Park that is very close to my heart." -Susanne Lamb, Artist

    4. New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

    Mario Fuentes / Via seeamericaproject.com

    New Orleans Jazz NHP is located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, near the French Quarter.

    Artist: Mario Fuentes

    5. Voyageurs National Park

    Vikram Nongmaithem / Via seeamericaproject.com

    Voyageurs National Park is located in northern Minnesota near the town of International Falls.

    Artist: Vikram Nongmaithem

    6. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

    Alexis Lampley / Via seeamericaproject.com

    “People underestimate the beauty of the plains.” -Alexis Lampley, Artist

    7. Devils Tower National Monument

    Brixton Doyle / Via seeamericaproject.com

    Devils Tower is an igneous intrusion or laccolith in the Black Hills near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County, northeastern Wyoming.

    Artist: Brixton Doyle

    8. Grand Canyon National Park

    Matt Brass / Via seeamericaproject.com

    Grand Canyon National Park is the United States' 15th oldest national park.

    Artist: Matt Brass

    9. Antietam National Battlefield

    Chris Lozos / Via seeamericaproject.com

    "The Civil War battle at Antietam Creek. (Photos from the National Archives)" -Chris Lozos, Artist

    10. Yosemite National Park

    Naomi Sloman / Via seeamericaproject.com

    Naomi is an illustrator from Brighton, England. She makes playful illustrations based on everyday observation and daydreams.

    Artist: Naomi Sloman

    11. Dry Tortugas National Park

    Luis Prado / Via seeamericaproject.com

    Dry Tortugas National Park is about 68 statute miles west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico. -Luis Prado, Artist

    12. Acadia National Park

    Annie Riker / Via seeamericaproject.com

    “I was inspired by learning Acadia is the first place to see the sunrise in the entire United States. My poster has warm sunrise colors met, by watercolor brushstrokes to show how I felt in the park." –Annie Riker, Artist

    13. Carlsbad Caverns National Park

    Alyssa Winans / Via seeamericaproject.com

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a United States National Park in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico.

    Artist: Alyssa Winans

    14. Joshua Tree National Park

    Adam Doyle / Via seeamericaproject.com

    "Nighttime portrait of the desert landscape, with silhouetted eponymous tree." –Adam S. Doyle, Artist

    15. Muir Woods National Monument

    Shayna Roosevelt / Via seeamericaproject.com

    Shayna Roosevelt is an Oakland based artist, illustrator and surface pattern designer.

    Artist: Shayna Roosevelt

    16. Golden Gate National Recreation Area

    David Hays / Via seeamericaproject.com

    “As a lifelong resident of California and a previous resident of San Francisco, there is no sight more awe inspiring and majestic than this iconic red beauty spanning across the bay. A testament to the ingenuity, artistry and spirit of San Francisco.” -David Hays, Artist

    17. Olympic National Park

    Corbet Curfman / Via seeamericaproject.com

    Olympic National Park is a United States national park located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula.

    Artist: Corbet Curfman

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