Let's Explore

National parks contain many of our nation's most treasured landscapes, from the majestic mountain ranges of Alaska to the vast prairies of the Everglades. Learn about the natural resources in parks, from the rocks under our feet to the sky overhead and everything in between. Discover the issues that affect our parks and how we join with neighbors and partners to address them. Meet the people who protect our parks and learn how you can help preserve these treasures for generations to come.

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Recreate Responsibly

National parks provide endless opportunities for recreational activities. With your help, we can enjoy these special places while preserving

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Amphibian Week Is June 1-7

Celebrate the fun, unique, interesting lives of amphibians and learn why we need to protect and conserve them.

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June is National Ocean Month

Explore what lies above and below the surface at 88 ocean and coastal parks.

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National Natural Landmarks

This year marks the 58th anniversary of the National Natural Landmarks Program. Are there any near you?

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20 Years of Invasive Plant Management

Invasive species are, unfortunately, an ever-present threat to national parks. Luckily, the National Park Service is tackling this threat.

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn about the National Park Service response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Last updated: May 29, 2020