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Past Features
Statue at George Washington Carver National Monument   African American History Month
Paying tribute to African Americans
 
The Strenzel-Muir House   National Park Getaways
This month: John Muir National Historic Site
 
Arches National Park during winter   National Parks Adventure
See parks in a new way
 
Sled Dogs at Denali National Park   Sled Dogs of Denali
Keeping traditions alive
 
Two students studying grass   Outside Science (inside parks) Premiere
Youth ambassadors at BioBlitz 2015
 
Ranger and visitors watching geyser at Yellowstone   Kicking Off a New Year & New Century
Celebrate our Centennial with us!
 
A cholla and view from Montezuma Pass   National Park Getaways
This month: Coronado National Memorial
 
Two students studying grass   Outside Science (inside parks) Premiere
Youth ambassadors at BioBlitz 2015
 
Man cross-country skiing along trail in snowy woods   New Year's Resolution
Healthy activities in a park near you
 
Man sitting above blue lake within cave   Reaching New Lengths
Explorations at Jewel Cave
 
Statue of Martin Luther King Jr.   A Greater Nation
Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
Man cross-country skiing along trail in snowy woods   New Year's Resolution
Healthy activities in a park near you
 
Park ranger, sitting on bench, helps junior rangers   Looking for a New Experience? Join Us
Preserve & protect our nation’s treasures
 
Aqua blue water crashes into a rock wall with palm trees behind   National Park Getaways
This month: Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
 
A small, green plant pops out of the desert soil   2015 International Year of Soils
Celebrating soil, the foundation of life
 
Men in the 10th Mountain Division train for battle at Mount Rainier National Park   From Home Front to War Front
Explore the untold stories of WWII
 
Crowds stand watching colorful floats and marchers pass by at the Rose Parade   National Parks & the 127th Rose Parade
Kicking off a second century
 
Women sit on each side of a long, factory row, facing wall of machines   Manhattan Project National Historical Park
Meet our 409th national park!
 
Person stands, looking down on cave entrance with blue sky behind   National Parks in the Winter?
Yes! Find a park and explore
 
Old, wooden benches line the interior of Wesleyan Chapel   National Park Getaways
This month: Women's Rights National Historical Park
 
Blackfeet tribal member in traditional dress performs the chicken dance during North American Indian Days   Tribal Preservation
Connecting past, present, and future
 
Group of young adults, holding Find Your Park postcards, smiles at camera   Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors
Engage new audiences through volunteerism
 
American flag flies at half-staff above the USS Arizona Memorial   Veterans Day: Celebrate, Honor, Remember
National parks waive entrance fees November 11
 
Students use hand tools to excavate an archeological site   Youth Summits in Historic Preservation
Creating stewards of historic places
 
The sun rises over a Minuteman II missile silo   National Park Getaways
This month: Minuteman Missile
 
A group of bats hang from rock ceiling   Bat Week 2015!
Discover the wonders of bats
 
Young man with American flag in shirt pocket smiles at naturalization ceremony   Citizenship Ceremonies
National parks welcome new citizens
 
Vibrant orange and red leaves dot Great Smokey's landscape   Fall Colors Await
Experience the beauty of fall
 
Students use hand tools to excavate an archeological site   Youth Summits in Historic Preservation
Creating stewards of historic places
 
The sun rises over a Minuteman II missile silo   National Park Getaways
This month: Minuteman Missile