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Severe Weather Response

Find information and updates about National Park Service preparation and response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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A Pirate's Life

National parks tell tales of pirates and privateers who played a part in shaping the seas and the nation.

Statues of soldiers at the Korean War Veterans Memorial

Getaway: National Mall & Memorial Parks

Walk through a unique park In the heart of the nation's capital that binds together our nation's history.

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National Public Lands Day

Join in a day of service by participating in one of many volunteer projects across the country to improve our public lands.

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Exploring the Wilderness

Discover tales from the wilderness or get inspired to plan your own adventure in parks.

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Senior Pass Price Increase

Learn more about the recent changes to the Senior Pass, what they mean for you, and how the additional funds benefit the national parks.

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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: September 9, 2017