"National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst."

So wrote author Wallace Stegner in 1983. We invite you to discover why.

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National Park Topics

Explore nature, history, recreation, and preservation in national parks and learn about the work we do.

Kids & Teachers

Last updated: October 1, 2022