Explore the Underwater World

The National Park Service protects both land and water. There is an entire world waiting to be discovered under the water in national parks. Divers can explore kelp forests, coral reefs, shipwrecks, and water-dwelling wildlife in more than 60 national parks that have significant bodies of water. There’s a brand-new world below water. Discover diving opportunities in national parks.

Map of the United States showing all units of the National Park System

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Looking to visit a park? Discover the parks where you can learn more.

Last updated: February 5, 2019