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.
Science in Your National Parks
Volcanic processes are constantly changing the Earth. Eruptions can create new islands, build and destroy mountains, and alter landscapes.
Plan your next camping trip
There is no better way to explore the great outdoors than to pitch your tent and sleep under the stars. Find camping opportunities near you.
New Ice Age Tracks Found
How Scientists Study the White Sands National Monument Fossil Tracks
Watch wildlife this spring
Wondering where to find the best viewing spots? Or how to capture an Instagram-worthy photo? Check out these pro tips.