Be Healthy! Have a Fun and Safe Adventure!

Visit your national parks and allow the breathtaking landscapes and engaging historical sites inspire you to be a healthier version of yourself mentally, physically, and spiritually!

Before you go on your trip, explore this website to learn about planning a fun and safe adventure. Find out how you can connect your health to the health of our natural world.

Remember to recreate responsibly. Your actions can have an impact on park resources and wildlife. Be prepared, understand your limits, and harness the power of your parks. 

Now get out there! An inspiring adventure awaits!

An animated setting of a camping site, with a tent, picnic table, and resources for camping.

Plan Like a Junior Ranger

Learn about the special places you'll visit, prepare for fun activities, and make the most of your adventure. Ready, set, go!

Yellow flowers on Sunset Crater Volcano

Nature Now: Finding Wellness Near You

In the parks, the neighborhood, the backyard or from the window.

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Water Hazards

Know what hazards to look out for on and in the water

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One Health

Learn more about how the health of people is connected to the environment and wildlife.

NPS Wellness Challenge logo and Arrowhead in front of Ozark Scenic Riverways

NPS Wellness Challenge

Personal wellness is well within reach. Learn more about the National Park Service Wellness Challenge located in Missouri's National Parks

Last updated: May 2, 2022