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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June is National Ocean Month

During National Ocean Month find out how you can live blue every day!

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Celebrate Cave Week!

It's the 6th annual Cave Week! Discover the wonders of the underground world.

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Enjoy the View Like Us!

We asked National Park Service employees to share some of their favorite views. Discover how to enjoy the view like us!

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Park Science Magazine

Discover stories of science in parks! It's filled with stories showing how important science is for managing public lands.

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I Didn't Know That!

Protecting our parks is a job for us all, but there's no way for everyone to be an expert in everything. Learn something new!

Last updated: June 5, 2023