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Viewing the Solar Eclipse

Join in the rare opportunity to witness a complete solar eclipse on August 21 at one of the many parks in its path.

Back of ranger's head with visitors watching a geyser in the distance

Turning 101 Years Old

Join in the birthday festivities as parks across the nation celebrate the 101st birthday of the National Park Service on August 25!

Four seniors consulting a bird book with a ranger

Senior Pass Price Increase

Learn more about the upcoming changes to the Senior Pass, what they mean for you, and how the additional funds benefit the national parks.

Mary McCleod Bethune statue

Women Making History

Learn the stories of women who helped shape the nation, strive for equality, and inspire others.

Helicopter carrying a litter

A Heritage of Aviation

National parks both preserve the history of aviation and actively participate in using aircraft to protect park visitors and resources.

River winding through a valley with mountains in the distance

Getaway to Kobuk Valley National Park

Venture to the Alaskan wilderness to discover a largely unaltered landscape teeming with wildlife, stunning scenery, and resilient locals.

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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 15, 2017