Four teenagers holding a Find Your Park sign

Recognizing Achievements & Contributions

Partners across the country helped celebrate the NPS Centennial with creative and original projects connecting people to parks.

Two people standing near a natural rock tunnel

Protecting the Nation's Heritage

Natural Bridge State Park, home to a popular Virginia landmark, is the newest Affiliated Area of the National Park Service.

Five people standing in front of a historical marker for Charles Young

A New Partner in Preservation

A fraternity teams up with the National Park Service to preserve two homes of prominent African Americans in a first-of-a-kind partnership.

People sitting on a mast unfurling a sail

A Pirate's Life

National parks tell tales of pirates and privateers who played a part in shaping the seas and the nation.

Two dancers onstage

Getaway to Chamizal National Memorial

Celebrate U.S. and Mexican heritage at this memorial dedicated to international friendship on the Texas-Mexico border.

Horseback rider next to Rock Creek with mountains in the distance

Answer the Call of the Wild

National parks protect some of the most diverse and sensitive habitats in the country. Choose your adventure.

Park ranger talking to news reporter

National Park News

Find the latest news and events, search for images and videos, and discover facts and figures about the national parks.

Happy Birthday, National Park Service!

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Experience the sounds of national parks in this new public service announcement from the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation. Park images and sounds serenade the National Park Service on the occasion of its 100th birthday in 2016.