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A Community of Stewards

Every year, thousands of volunteers help us care for our national parks in many ways. Learn how you can get involved.

Snowshoers walking past a hikers road sign

Catch the Cold

Changes in weather mean changes in recreational opportunities to enjoy parks blanketed in snow.

Painting of a Freedom Riders bus

The Road to Equality

In our nation founded on principles of freedom and equality, follow the journeys of those who sought to improve civil rights.

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This Month's National Park Getaway

Walk in the shadows of giants at Muir Woods National Monument, an old-growth forest of coastal redwoods in northern California.

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"A scout is..."

Scouts of all ages can visit national parks to have adventures, earn patches, and give back to the community.

Park lodge with text saying National Parks: A Love Story

Watch the Video

We're working to rebuild our parks to ensure they remain as extraordinary as when we first fell in love with them.

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National Park News

Find the latest news and events, search for images and videos, and discover facts and figures about the national parks.

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Photos, Videos, Webcams & More

Explore the national parks through multimedia. Search for photos, videos, webcams, and audio files on any topic.

Last updated: February 4, 2019