Wondering what's happening across the National Park Service? This is the place to start. You can find links to news releases, subscribe to receive news in your email, search for images and videos, discover facts and figures about the National Park System, and learn how to contact media staff.

News Sources

  • News releases - Here you can view all National Park Service news releases, search by topic, or filter by park or office.
  • DOI news releases - Our parent agency, the U.S. Department of the Interior, publishes news releases relating to national parks and other natural and cultural resource topics.
  • Fire news

Looking for Story Ideas?

From monthly getaway features to unique events and commemorations across the National Park Service, there is always something going on!

Social Media

Gain a deeper understanding of national parks and discover important news and events from more than 400 parks and NPS programs on our social media channels.

Multimedia Search

Use the multimedia search to find photos, audio files, and video presentations by keyword, location, or file type. See Photos & Multimedia for additional sources of multimedia content and to learn about commercial filming and photo permits.

Facts & Figures

Need access to quick facts or detailed information about the National Park Service? Start by looking at these facts and figures, which include most-visited parks, NPS anniversaries and designations, and more.


The National Park Service explains decisions, documents information, and shares knowledge through a variety of publications, many of which are available online.

Contact Media Staff

Find contact information for media relations staff.

Plan Your Visit

National parks host adventures for park visitors year round. Take a look at what's happening in national parks across the country.