From high-adrenaline outdoor activities to peaceful experiences in the wilderness, national parks provide a variety of recreation opportunities that strengthen resilience and comprehensive physical, social, mental, and spiritual fitness.
Many parks are popular destinations for active adventures like hiking, climbing, cycling, swimming, and scuba diving. While others are known for more tranquil activities, such as camping, fishing, wildlife watching, and observing night skies. The National Park Service also manages parks that preserve our nation’s cultural history, providing experiences about our past struggles and triumphs.
To find a recreation opportunity in a national park near you, visit www.nps.gov or your local military outdoor recreation office.
Last updated: June 2, 2018