Fall foliage in front of sand dunes in front of snow-covered mountains

Earth as Inspiration

During Earth Science Week, discover the science behind the stunning scenery and Earth systems found in national parks.

Park lodge with text saying National Parks: A Love Story

Watch the Video

We're working to rebuild our parks to ensure they remain as extraordinary as when we first fell in love with them.

Hiker on the Appalachian Trail in a wooded area

This Month's National Park Getaway

Stretching 2,200 miles across 14 states, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail draws thousands of hikers each year.

Woman painting a landscape

Find Your Muse

Artists find inspiration for their craft in the rich nature, culture, and history preserved in national parks.

Stonewall Inn

Telling the History of All

Discover stories and places that tell the contributions of the LGBTQ community to the nation's history.

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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: October 16, 2018