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Past Features
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
Photo of diver in an underwater kelp forest   Forests underwater
Channel Islands National Park
Photo of the Taft boyhood home   National Park Getaways
This month: William Howard Taft
Photo of woman writing at a desk outdoors   Take note
March is Women's History Month
Photo of a sound monitoring station in Denali   Wilderness serenades
Hear the soundscapes of Denali
Photo of two people silhouetted against a wall of archaeological photos of interred remains   National Park Getaways
This month: African Burial Ground
Photo of desk objects from Andrew Johnson National Historic Site   Presidential homes
An inside view of historic houses
Photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. III and his daughter at the wall of   Make great connections
February is African American History Month
Photo of winter kayakers on the Huron River Water Trail; Photo ©Keith Matz   Join the flow
Two new National Water Trails
Photo of people on snowshoes at Rocky Mountain National Park   Make your move!
National parks waive entrance fees February 14-16
Photo of researchers at Great Sand Dunes   Find your ground
Explore careers in science
Photo of winter in the Paradise area   National Park Getaways
This month: Mount Rainier