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Find Your Park After Dark

Count the number of stars in your nearest national park—there may be more than you think!

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Let's Make it Better

Celebrate our planet by joining a volunteer project at a park near you.

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This Month’s National Park Getaway

When the sun goes down at Natural Bridges National Monument, darkness fills the canyon and the night sky comes to life.

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Explore More

Make camping your next adventure and experience the sights and sounds of parks after dark.

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Change Makers

Learn more about the early conservationists who worked tirelessly to preserve the natural places that we enjoy today.

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Changing Entrance Fees in National Parks

Learn more about upcoming changes to entrance fees at 117 national parks as part of ongoing efforts to address aging park infrastructure.

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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: April 22, 2018