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Independence Day

Celebrate the nation's birthday in some of its most scenic landscapes and historic places. Join July 4th festivities across the country.

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"Realizing the Dream"

Sixty years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, explore national parks that tell the story leading up to its creation and beyond.

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Act was a milestone moment in the nation's history of civil rights by legally outlawing certain forms of discrimination.

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Are You Prepared?

With summer in full swing, get prepared for your vacation with a Trip Planning Guide for a fun, safe adventure.

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Safe Swim

Enjoy taking a splash in the water while keeping safe with these tips.

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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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Social Media

Follow, share, and be a part of the conversation on official National Park Service social media channels.

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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.