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Latino Conservation Week

The week of July 16th to 24th, join the movement to celebrate Latino contributions and enjoyment of the great outdoors.

Kayakers entering Smith River

Playing It Safe on the Water

Summer is a great time to enjoy the rivers, lakes, and beaches in national parks. Here are a few tips to stay safe.

People on the shore of the Niobrara River

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Discover this scenic river decorated with waterfalls and bluffs hidden in the golden prairie land of Nebraska.

Couple watching a glacier

The Value of Parks

Learn more about a new study that determined the economic value of national parks and National Park Service programs.

NPS scientist using a microscope in a lab

Merging Science & Education

Research learning centers offer scientists, educators, and students opportunities to conduct research in national parks.

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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.





Happy Birthday, National Park Service!

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Experience the sounds of national parks in this new public service announcement from the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation. Park images and sounds serenade the National Park Service on the occasion of its 100th birthday, coming in August 2016.