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NPS COVID-19 Response

Learn about the National Park Service response to the pandemic and important info if you are planning to visit national parks.

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Juneteenth National Independence Day

Discover the origins and traditions of Juneteenth, one of the oldest known commemorations related to the abolition of slavery in the US.

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The Buzz on Pollinators

From birds, bees, and bats, learn more about the essential role of pollinators in parks and efforts to protect them.

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Summer Sun, Park Fun

There are endless ways to enjoy national parks all summer! Find ways to play and stay safe while out and about.

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Heading to the Water?

Have a fun, safe experience, by knowing how to identify water hazards and what to do if you encounter them.

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Gather 'Round the Campfire Safely

Whether out camping or building a backyard blaze, find tips to build and maintain a safe campfire.

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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: June 1, 2022