20/20 Vision for 2020

Graphic of "2020" made of various shapes and text reading "Your Adventure Awaits...National Parks"

NPS / Matt Turner

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.

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In Focus Now

Check out things happening now or coming up soon, including celebrations, commemorations, and new programs and opportunities.

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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.

Folklorico dancers near mission ruins

Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate history, heritage, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans both past and present.

Visitor looking busts and paintings of suffragists in a hallway

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.

Two visitors holding hands next to the Edmund Pettus Bridge

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 Lens

Join nationwide commemorations and celebrations around milestone anniversaries happening all year long.
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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn about the National Park Service response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Join the #RecreateResponsibly Movement

Learn how to model best practices to protect America's treasures while looking out for each other's health and safety.

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400 Years of African American History

During 2020, the NPS continues to commemorate more than 400 years of African American history and heritage.

Painting of a suffragist on a horse

19th Amendment Centennial

Leading up to the 100th anniversary in August, learn about the suffragist movement and follow the race to ratification.

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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.

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    Last updated: October 8, 2020