Park Police officers on horses interacting with boy scouts

National Police Week

Meet the United States Park Police officers who have been serving in parks and communities since 1791.

Two canoers on intense rapids

Choose Your Challenge

From calm, scenic views to world-class rapids, find a wild and scenic river to start your adventure.

Woman helping two young children in kayaks

Playing Safe in the Water

Learn tips to keeping others and yourself safe while enjoying the many water-based recreational opportunities in parks.

Children in traditional outfits hula dancing

Sharing History and Culture

Discover stories and traditions of Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures preserved and celebrated in parks.

Group of kayakers on a river

Getaway to Gauley River NRA

Take a wild ride on the Gauley River to enjoy raging rapids, rugged geography, and scenic shorelines filled with history and nature.

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.

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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.