Lastly, we have a battle over general public lands that does not experience quite so fraught with apocalyptic undertones. Or overtones, for that matter. Saguaro National Park and Joshua Tree Countrywide Park have been waging a great aged fashioned Intagram wander off more than who has the ideal sunsets.
It commenced on May perhaps 5, when Saguaro posted the photo over, indicating “Ummm, what?! Did you know @saguaronationalpark has the finest sunsets in the world? AND, the saguaro, which is an remarkable cactus, can stay up to 150-200 a long time old!! 🌵🌵 (LN, 📸: @discoverychannel ) #nojoke #seriouslythough #whyhaventyouvisited #datlandscapetho #saguaronationalpark
Joshua Tree was acquiring none of it and threw some shade back, commenting, “Best sunsets in the world?” Lol suuuuure 😏”
Saguaro responded, “We are a little biased but nevertheless accurate. Wanna have a sunlight-established off?”
JT: “A SUNSET OFF? You are ON,” they replied.
And so, the pinks and the purples and the oranges and the deep reds and burnt umbers have been traveling throughout the internet, polychrome salvos in a struggle no a person loses and everyone wins. #parksunsetwars is trending.
While our icy sunsets are great, we'd be remiss if we didn't mention the hundreds of miles of coastline within the steep fjords. This land where ice and ocean meet creates a thriving ecosystem which feeds hundreds of summer visitors, from puffins to humpback whales. While @saguaronationalpark @joshuatreenps & @deathvalleynps have some amazing sunsets, we can't help but notice their lack of water. We 💕 seeing our sunsets reflect across the ocean. 😁 #parksunsetwars #siblingrivalry #sunset #ocean #mountains #colorfulsunset #alaska #alaskanps #nationalpark #FindYourPark #kenaifjords #kenaifjordsnationalpark #thekenai #FjordLife
THE SUNSET WAR CONTINUES. @joshuatreenps you have been warned, the feeling out period has ended and it’s time to start bringing out the big guns, try to beat this sunset photo. Saguaro visitors, keep posting your favorite Saguaro sunset photos with the hashtag #parksunsetwars. @joshuatreenps may have almost 4 times the followers then us but everyone loves an underdog (NP, 📸:@chuckjentliephotography) #saguaronationalpark #nationalparkservice #parksunsetwars #thatsaprettysunset #feelfreetowavethewhiteflag #bringiton
You say yanny, I say laurel- consensus says we've got you beat @saguaronationalpark. Are we going for gold over here? Cuz that's all we're seeing 👀 🏆 . . #parksunsetwars . . [📸 by @matthewdigati: #alttext Wide landscape shot at sunset with silhouette of Joshua trees and mountains against golden sky]
PARK SUNSET WARS: As the “sun starts to set” 🤔😕😔 on the #parksunsetwars We just want to first thank @joshuatreenps as well as all of the other parks and the public for a hard fought #parksunsetwars. I would have to agree with many of the folks who commented that this is a war where everyone wins. The National Parks were established to not only protect important natural and cultural resources, but to also be a place where these resources can be adventured in and enjoyed. It’s been truly encouraging to see so many gorgeous visitor photos celebrating these resources. If you enjoyed #parkwars, leave what you want to see in the next park wars in the comments below or in the feed of your favorite national park. Oh and @joshuatreenps until we meet again….. #TheBattleMayBeOverButTheWarRagesOn 🌵(NP,📸:@michael_carroll_images) #saguaronationalpark #nationalparkservice #parksunsetwars #sunset #azparks #saguaro
PARK SUNSET WARS: it looks like a bunch of other parks have entered the fray. Let’s go Saguaro folks, time to put an end this war. We are looking for more sunset photos taken from the top of our sky island. Post those iconic manning camp sunset photos with the hashtag #parksunsetwars and let’s go for the knockout punch 🤛💥🤫 (NP, 📸:@picturesat11)#saguaronationalpark #nationalparkservice #nps #parksunsetwars #thatsjustaprettyphoto
From our desert challengers in the North and East with their salty wit and dry humor, to our frigid foes across the sea to the West – You have all fought valiantly and honorably. Though all claims to the throne were legitimate (and very well deserved) we will not ask visitors to bend the knee for this round of #parksunsetwars. Thank you to every park and visitor who participated in this battle by sharing their amazing sunset photos. Though shade was thrown, we shine brighter as one NPS community. We look forward to more challenges and “battles” that encourage stewardship and celebrate our park resources. @saguaronationalpark thank you! #HouseJoshuaTree #WinterIsDefinitelyNotComingItsReallyHotOutside . . . [📸 by @seanbagshaw; #alttext Cholla cactus are illuminated by the golden setting sun with distant mountains in the background]