The National Park Service offers many water and land based activities. We want you to be prepared for your activity before you go. Learn about the typical gear and equipment you will need. Find out about important safety tips to reduce your risk of injury during your visit. Please keep in mind that some activities are not allowed in parks. Find out what activities you can do or check out the "Plan Your Visit" tab on your park’s website.
Learn more about important safety equipment and tips for your activity on the water.
Get ready for your land based adventure by following these important safety tips.
Key tips to help you prepare for a fun and injury free ride.
How to stay safe while camping
Driving safety means more than just driving the speed limit.
Find Your Park After Dark
Five tips for a fun and safe adventure at night
Hiking and Walking
Tips on planning your walk or hike, the essential gear, and how to Hike Smart
Learn why riding your motorcycle on park roads is a different experience.
Be a smart photographer and follow these picture-perfect tips.
Learn how to safely watch wildlife
Winter Driving Tips
Staying safe while driving in winter conditions.
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Need some ideas? Check out how you can get active!
Last updated: May 8, 2023