This Lancaster County woman wants to see all 59 national parks before she goes blind [video]
Laura Griffith hiked the rocky trails along the coast of the Channel Islands. She rode a mule to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, paddled a kayak down the Rio Grande and led a group on horseback in the Northern Cascades. She’s seen the crystal blue waters of Crater Lake and the cactus blooms of Death Valley.
And there’s a lot more sights she wants to take in at the country’s national parks.
“I want to see the parks before I go blind,” Griffith says.
During the past two years, the Manor Township woman and her husband, Gordon, have explored nearly 40 national parks. They have about 20 parks left in their quest to see nature’s majesty from coast to coast.