Featured Stories

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Military Lifetime & Annual Passes

Learn about entrance passes that grant current US military, veterans, and Gold Star Families free access to national parks.

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Fee Free Days Announced

Look ahead to plan your trip to a national park in 2024! Entrance fees will be waived on five special days next year.

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Celebrating the Season

Find winter festivities happening at parks across the country and join in the many historical and cultural traditions of the season.

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What's Your Park Story?

We are sharing our stories of personal connections with "park" places. What is yours?

Brown wolf in the snow
Winter is Coming

As fall turns into winter and temperatures drop, get ready to find your winter experience in national parks.

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Atop Every Mountain

Whether climbing to the top or descending into the valley below, mountains beckon adventurers and sightseers.

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Social Media

Follow, share, and be a part of the conversation on official National Park Service social media channels.

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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: December 2, 2023