Park Fun: Use the alphabet
links below to find the park you're looking for.
| B | C
| D | E
| F | G
| H | I
| J | K
| L | M
O | P
| Q | R
| S | T
| U | V
| W | X
| Y | Z
National Park Get the inside
story! Find out what twelve (yes, twelve!) different park
rangers at Acadia National Park do at work. You'll be surprised
at the variety of jobs rangers do...and you heard it here
first! Then, find out what you know about wilderness manners
and learn a bit about the plants and animals of Acadia.
Island National Historic Landmark This
site offers virtual tours, slide shows and a quiz about the
island. One of the most visited sites on ParkNet, it will
appeal to children of all ages.
World War II National Heritage Area Read
a story, enjoy a coloring book you can download to your printer,
and find out how much you know about the Aleutian Islands.
National Recreation Area Download
the The Indian Years Coloring Bo and learn about Texas Indians
using a fun activity book. Take the Ancient America Quiz!
Ridge Parkway Test your brain
power with word games.
Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Test
your knowledge of Salt Marshes, take the Boston Harbor History
Quiz, or play Island Match on this site sponsored by an NPS
partner. This page uses Macromedia Shockwave)
Old Fort National Historic Site Journey
down Bent's Fort Kid's Trail! Follow the trail through the
War with Mexico, past the real Mountain Men and along the
Santa Fe Trail. Meet traders, craftsmen and Native Americans
as you complete your journey.
Lookout National Seashore Here
you'll find information about the plants, animals and landscapes
at Lookout National Seashore, and about the shells you might
see if you visit. The sea turtles are here too!
National Seashore Print coloring
pages from this site sponsored by an NPS partner.
River Creole National Historical Park Learn
about the history of the Cane River Creole through arts, crafts,
games, puzzles and an on-line tour.
National Park and Preserve Visit
the only working sled dog kennel in your national park system.
Lear about the dogs through a series of interactive maps and
activities. Way cool!
Larned National Historic Site Check
the Fort Larned Learning Zone for puzzles, reading lists,
and other fun.
Raleigh National Historic Site What
happened at Fort Raleigh? Read the mystery adventure "The
Roanoake Voyages," one of several on-line publications
Stanwix National Monument A
number of cool activities are nested in the Fort Stanwix Jr.
Ranger Program. Take a peek. Then check out some other Junior
Ranger programs on the web.
Washington Birthplace National Monument How
did Math and Science change George Washington's life? Take
a fascinating and fun look at his life through this award-winning
program. Learn how you can be like George Washington.
National Military Park Wow!
Meet Johnny Reb and Billy Yank, and learn all about the Civil
War. Everything from the flags and the music to the food and
the fun. This is your ultimate resource for Civil War details.
Gate National Recreation Area
Why restore indigenous habitats?
Here’s an interactive game that challenges your students
to use knowledge and speed as they discover the principles
and purpose of habitat restoration. Students must revegetate
the beach dune communities before the area is taken over by
ice plant, an invasive exotic species. This fun instructional
game helps students identify plants, recognize adaptations,
and gain a greater understanding of biological diversity.
How do we protect a migrating
species? How do we save a favorite place?
The Mission Quilt is an interactive puzzle that illustrates
the issues and challenges the National Park Service faces
preservation of nationally significant resources. Students
construct the NPS mission statement and uncover the
plants, animals, and cultural traditions of the Golden Gate
NRA landscape. Mission Quilt also asks students to
consider what they would pass along as their valued legacy.
Fossil Beds National Monument Are
you looking for dinosaurs? Try something new - Mammals! The
Pliocene was a happening era for mammals, and this is the
spot to find out about all sorts of ancient creatures. Hidden
links, pictures, drawings and other information.
National Historical Park Hey!
Come have some Franklin Fun at Franklin Court! Don't know
where it is? It's just a click away!
Tree National Park What do Rangers
do? Find out here. This page was created by kids Learn about
miners and homesteaders, Native Americans and the way plants
have adapted to the desert conditions.
This site guides you as you do experiments
that will help you compare where you live with Alaska. Watch
the slideshow and see the sockeye salmon, or go to the trivia
or wildlife fact page and find all the information you would
get from rangers. You can even be a ranger at home by putting
together your own ranger notebook.
Volcanic National Park Join
the Volcano Club and earn your Volcano Card as you learn about
the tremendous power and beauty of volcanoes.
Home National Historic Site Use
this young reader's bibliography to help you select the best
books for you as you learn about the life of one of America's
most celebrated presidents.
National Historical Park Put
together a picture puzzle, take the history quiz or test your
brain power with the word scramble and word search.
B. Johnson National Historical Park Did
you ever wonder what the brands used to mark cattle mean?
Did you ever want to design your own? This is the place. Learn
about life on the ranch for the 36th President of the United
Sates through crosswords, scrambles, word-finds and other
challenges. It's a herd of fun!
National Preserve Read about
a pair of desert cousins and share their adventures in the
Rainier National Park Read the
Little Tahoma News, a publication for youth, full of facts
and fun about Mount Rainier and the National Park Service.
National Park The rangers at
Olympic National Park have created this one just for you.
From carnivorous plants to earth quakes, it's all here. Animations
show the process of glaciation, the water cycle, and how a
bentwood box is made...and more!
Cove Park and Oxon Hill Farm While
there are no interactive activities here, you can get to know
the various animals on the farm through pictures and histories.
This is a great way to visit the farm from home.
National Battlefield Examine
the uniforms and equipment soldiers used daily through an
amazing pictionary of Civil War artifacts. Explore the life
of Civil War soldiers who traveled on foot, fought on horseback,
or fired a cannon. Test your own knowledge of the Civil War
to become a Junior Ranger and earn your own badge.
National Park Learn about Redwood
through a series on on-line games. Identify animals by sound,
place creatures in their own habitats, and take the Redwoods
Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Step
into a ranger-guided introduction to the Santa Monica Mountains,
followed by activities, quizzes and other fun stuff. This
page uses Macromedia Flash.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Download
your copy of Sequoia Seeds, a newspaper prepared
especially for young readers. Read all about trees, animals,
caves, fire, people of the past, and park rangers. The (The
file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format, size 1053kb).
Roosevelt National Park This
site features print and color pages, and a great park quiz.
National Historical Park If
you visit Tumacácori National Historical Park in person,
you will find a multitude of things to do. Since you're not
there now, you can still try your hand at some fun activities,
both on and off the web. Bring a friend - there are games
you can play together.
Farm National Historic Site J.
Alden Weir was an extremely well loved artist who spent many
happy summers here with his wife and their three little girls,
Caro, Dorothy, and Coratheir. They fished, rode the family
donkeys, played tetherball, and went on outings while their
father was busy creating paintings. Come along on a tour of
his studio, follow the art explorer's trail, and explore Weir's
work through the web.
Sands National Monument Why
is the sand here white? What makes sand dunes move? What is
it like to live in this environment? Check out these fun fact
sheets for the complete story.
National Park Color the animals
of Yellowstone in the Park Service's only on-line coloring
book! Play the Yellowstone Antler and Horn Match Games. Each
game presents a variety of interesting combinations. Create
your own creatures as you learn the difference between antlers
and horns. Then test your knowlege of the park with an on-line