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Past Features
Photo of girl looking at cannon   National Park Getaways
This month: Kennesaw Mountain
Photo of three moose crossing a road   Family-friendly fun
National parks waive entrance fees August 25
Photo of four girls playing in a creek near a waterfall   Step by step
Urban Blazers find their parks
Sagamore Hill home   Summer White House
Theodore Roosevelt's Sagamore Hill
Photo of youth working on a trail project   World of opportunity
Volunteers always welcome
Photo of white-tailed deer in wooded area   National Park Getaways
This month: Greenbelt Park
Photo of Fort Pulaski   Echoes from the past
Archeology of Fort Pulaski
Photo of wood frog reflected in water   Listen
Natural sounds enhance parks
Photo of people gazing at stars   Find your park after dark
Night skies at Sleeping Bear Dunes
Photo of performer balancing colorful hand drums   World of fun
Lowell Folk Festival
Photo of a woman with young child photographing flowers   Lotus and Water Lily Festival
Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens
Photo of two people overlooking an ice field   National Park Getaways
This month: Kenai Fjords
Photo of a group of sea lions swimming   Underwater realms
Ocean and coastal parks
Photo of four people holding bicycles on a trail   To your health!
Fun and fitness at Gateway
Photo of two people on paddle boards in middle of lake at sunset; courtesy of Thomas Haney, 2014 Adventure Category winner   Share your experience
Federal recreation lands photo contest
Photo of desert tortoise   At home in the desert
Tortoises at Lake Mead
Photo of man and woman repairing historic iron fence   Historic preservation
Preserving our past for the future
Photo of man using two draft horses harnessed to haying equipment   National Park Getaways
This month: Grant Kohrs Ranch
Photo of hummingbird feeding from a flowering plant   From flower to flower
Pollinators feed the world
Photo of fire trucks at park entrance with wildfire blazing in the background   Safety first
Wildfire knows no boundaries
Photo of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at night with the Washington Monument in the background   Sites of Remembrance
Visit on Memorial Day
Photo of dancers at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park   Share the cultural flows
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Photo of two girls examining the contents of a vial of water   Take an inventory of life
Bioblitz: Hawaii Volcanoes
Photo of man sitting on a ledge overlooking a lake   Find Your Park
It's closer than you think
Photo of woman in period garb talking with two people on porch   National Park Getaways
This month: Appomattox Court House
Photo of ruffed grouse with wings spread wide   Hear the wild
Yellowstone sound library brings it home
Photo of Jefferson Memorial with trees in full bloom   Petal power
Cherry Blossom Festival underway
Photo of people painting at Weir Farm   Places that inspire
Arts in the national parks
Photo of kids outdoors walking on a log   Join the celebration
National Park Week is April 18-26
Photo of youth group canoe trip on the Christina River near downtown Wilmington, Delaware   Home grown
Community-led projects gain NPS support