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.
A Symphony of Sounds
Each national park has a unique soundscape. Explore how sounds in parks awaken a sense of wonder that connects us to these places.
Building on 20 Years of Action
Learn how the National Park Service is tackling the threat of invasive species.
Women in Science Stories
Explore the stories of these trailblazing women that continue to shape park service conservation.
Visiting national parks? Here are 20 ideas to help you enjoy the great outdoors and recreate responsibly.
Last updated: July 12, 2021