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What We Accomplish Together

Every year, thousands of volunteers help us care for our national parks. Learn how you can get involved.

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"Explore, Learn, and Protect!"

Kids of all ages are invited to national parks on April 15th for a National Junior Ranger Day. Come earn your badge!

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Your Prescription: National Parks

Get out and get active on Park Rx Day, join rangers for physical activities or create your own adventure.

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A World Heritage

More than 20 places in the nation, including national parks, are celebrated as World Heritage Sites for their natural or cultural value.

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Starry, Starry Night

Natural lightscapes are important to many cultures and wildlife. Explore the night sky in national parks and learn how you can protect it.

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Getaway to Virgin Islands National Park

The clear waters, coral reefs, white sandy beaches, lush green hills, and historic ruins are home to thriving island culture and wildlife.

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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.