Secretary Sally Jewell, NPS Director Jonathan Jarvis, and guest speaker holding LBGTQ theme study

Sharing the LGBTQ Story

A new theme study takes an extensive and comprehensive look at LBGTQ history and heritage in the United States.

Postcard of a marching band on a field

Lessons of a Historic School

A new lesson plan explores the origins of the off-reservation boarding school system using the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

Ranger holding a saber tooth tiger skull replica up for a child

Stories in Stone

Traces of prehistoric life are preserved in parks across the country, even in places least expected.

Woman painting a landscape

Find Your Muse

Artists find inspiration for their craft in the rich nature, culture, and history preserved in national parks.

yellow colonial-style buidling

Getaway to Christiansted NHS

Walk through the diverse history and blend of cultures in the Virgin Islands.

Park ranger talking to news reporter

National Park News

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

Happy Birthday, National Park Service!

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Experience the sounds of national parks in this new public service announcement from the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation. Park images and sounds serenade the National Park Service on the occasion of its 100th birthday in 2016.