Look ahead through 2020 to envision your park experience. Explore the endless opportunities to connect with nature, learn about history, and enjoy recreation at more than 400 national parks and National Park Service (NPS) programs and partners engaged with communities across the country.
In Focus Now
Check out things happening now or coming up soon, including celebrations, commemorations, and new programs and opportunities.
Telling Stories Around the Campfire
Gather folks ‘round the campfire—literal or figurative—to listen to stories and make your own from your park experiences.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrate history, heritage, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans both past and present.
Looking Beyond the 19th Amendment
Certification of the 19th Amendment was a benchmark moment for American democracy and an important milestone in women’s equality.
Mapping Your Journey
Every moment is part of someone’s journey, and every park is full of their stories. Where will your map take you—in person or virtually?
A Wider LensJoin nationwide commemorations and celebrations around milestone anniversaries happening all year long.
400 Years of African American History
During 2020, the NPS continues to commemorate more than 400 years of African American history and heritage.
19th Amendment Centennial
Leading up to the 100th anniversary in August, learn about the suffragist movement and follow the race to ratification.
50 Years of Volunteers In Parks
As the Volunteer In Parks (VIP) program turns 50 years old in 2020, we are celebrating accomplishments and gearing up for the future.
20 in '20
Throughout the year, find lists of 20 things to learn about a topic or 20 ways to enjoy national parks and opportunities from NPS programs and our partners.
Last updated: October 8, 2020