THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICAS BEST IDEA, depicts Theodore Roosevelt’s first visit to the grandest canyon of them all. Upon seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time, President Roosevelt was overwhelmed by its spectacular beauty. He asked the people of Arizona to keep this great wonder of nature as it now is. Leave it as it is. You cannot improve it. Historian Clay Jenkinson explains why he believes the presidents statement is the finest thing that has ever been said about the national parks.
Born and raised in the great state of Virginia, Brandon is a former opera singer (true story) who’s had the outdoors flowing through his veins since day one. Brandon now lives in Colorado with his daughter Sydney (AKA, Baby Gearist).