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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn about the National Park Service response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Fall Into Autumn

Fall is a good time to experience the great outdoors, enjoy the stunning scenery, and join in cultural festivities at national parks.

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Join in National Public Lands Day

You're invited to participate in hundreds of volunteer projects across the country or to simply enjoy visiting the parks.

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Build a Kit

Preparedness is key to a fun, safe trip. Consider if you should pack these 10 essentials before embarking on an adventure in a park.

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Cast Your Line

Find your fishing spot in national parks, which have sustainable fishing opportunities in lakes, rivers, and oceans.

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Off the Beaten Path

From Florida to Alaska, the National Park Service protects more than 44 million acres of designated wilderness areas.

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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: September 16, 2021