The Next Frontier

From the beginning, America has been on the edge of the next frontier. From voyageurs to astronauts. To the Arctic and the deep oceans. First in flight to the last overland migration. And on the forefront of science and innovation. The spirit of adventure can be found within us. The National Park Service preserves places where exploration unfolded. Let the people and places of the past inspire your next quest.

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: October 20, 2017