Historic map of Virginia, circa 1624

400 Years

Commemorate the landing of the first enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America in August 1619.

Visitor looking at a bust and paintings of suffragists

Votes for Women

Follow the story of the race to ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which was underway 100 years ago.

Park ranger and young boy studying toy bison figure

103 and Counting

The NPS turns 103 on August 25. Visit a park for free on our birthday and join events across the country.

Man in wheelchair along edge of lake taking picture of mountain scene

Keep Safety in the Picture

When capturing precious moments, be a smart photographer and follow these picture-perfect tips.

Wagon next to a desert hill

This Month's National Park Getaway

Travel to the red-rock canyon country of northern Arizona to learn about history and nature at Pipe Spring National Monument.

Park lodge with text saying National Parks: A Love Story

Watch the Video

We're working to rebuild our parks to ensure they remain as extraordinary as when we first fell in love with them.

Park ranger talking to news reporter

National Park News

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

Close-up of woman looking through a camera viewfinder at woods

Photos, Videos, Webcams & More

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

Last updated: August 15, 2019