Explore America, an hour-long video montage of the national parks produced by the National Parks Promotion Council for International Pow Wow’s opening night reception at Alcatraz Island, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State to be edited into two half-hour videos to be shown at the United States’ 700 embassies, consulates, America Centers and America Corners, worldwide.

The productions were compiled from high-definition motion and still images provided to the NPPC on a complimentary basis by Finley Holiday Films and many national parks, national park concessioners, state tourism offices, national park gateway destinations, park-related businesses and cooperating associations.  Dave Hartvigsen and Scott Temme of Xanterra Parks & Resorts compiled and edited the footage and images into the videos.

Here’s the three-minute introduction to Explore America.

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