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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn about the National Park Service response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Plan Like a Park Ranger in 2021

Visiting a national park this summer? Park rangers are sharing their top 10 lists of insider tips to plan ahead for a fun, safe adventure.

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Safety Out on the Water

Navigate waters safely with tips to be prepared, stay vigilant,and know how to react to keep your boating adventures fun.

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Calling the Next Generation of Stewards

Discover opportunities for youth ages 35 and under to get involved in caring for our national parks.

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A Starry, Starry Night

As the Perseid Meteor Shower approaches, find ways you can enjoy the night sky.

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This Month's National Park Getaway

Birmingham Civil Rights NM shares stories of Americans uniting to fight for civil rights despite all dangers and adversity they faced.

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National Park News

Find the latest news and events, search for images and videos, and discover facts and figures about the national parks.

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Photos, Videos, Webcams & More

Explore the national parks through multimedia. Search for photos, videos, webcams, and audio files on any topic.

Last updated: August 1, 2021