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Family Fun at Gateway!

Gateway National Recreation Area is a great place for the whole family all year long. The National Park Service offers many programs throughout the year for kids to learn about the nature and history that's right here in their own backyard. Get the whole family together, and visit the Gateway site nearest you, or make a day trip to visit the other sites. Whatever you do, kids of all ages will enjoy discovering the treasures found in our local national park!

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Puppets show the interdependence of plants and pollinators.

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Find out more about the migration of the piping plovers and what they are looking for on our shores.

Ranger Shalini and Elmo
Sesame Street Explores National Parks

Sesame Street Explores Gateway National Recreation Area

Follow Elmo, Murray, and Ranger Shalini as they learn about the nests, seasons, and habitats at Gateway!

Last updated: October 21, 2020

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