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Wildland Fire Management

Working with partners and communities, the National Park Service is involved in wildland fire education, prevention, and management.

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Keeping a Safe Distance

Watching wildlife in its natural habitat can be an amazing experience. Find tips and reasons to keep a respectful distance while observing.

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Maintenance Backlog

We're working to address the maintenance backlog to preserve parks and provide a world-class visitor experience.

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Sharing Her Stories

Each generation of American women played an integral role in shaping the nation and had different voices in the pursuit of equal rights.

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The Path of Flight

Follow the history of American aviation and learn the stories of its pioneers and innovators by visiting sites across the country.

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This Month's National Park Getaway

Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac is a "living" presidential memorial in the nation's capital.

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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: August 15, 2018