Let's Explore

National parks contain many of our nation's most treasured landscapes, from the majestic mountain ranges of Alaska to the vast prairies of the Everglades. Learn about the natural resources in parks, from the rocks under our feet to the sky overhead and everything in between. Discover the issues that affect our parks and how we join with neighbors and partners to address them. Meet the people who protect our parks and learn how you can help preserve these treasures for generations to come.

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20 in 2020: The Thanksgiving List

Thanksgiving looks different for many of us this year, but one thing stays the same - taking time to appreciate what we have.

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How do bears prepare for winter?

As the air becomes crisp and leaves fall from trees, bears become more active. They’re on the hunt for food.

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Parked at Home

Join us for a new video series, Parked At Home...where you can experience Park Science in your own backyard or refrigerator!

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Recreate Responsibly

Visiting national parks? Here are 20 ideas to help you enjoy the great outdoors and recreate responsibly.

Last updated: November 24, 2020