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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Kick off 2020 with park resolutions

10 ways to help you spend more time in nature in the new year.

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Night Sky at Voyageurs National Park

What makes Voyageurs’ sky so important? Well, there is a natural phenomenon that has to be seen to be believed.

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Lava and Change

Hear the lava lake that used to lie within the Halema'uma'u Crater in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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Winter Wonderlands

Don't get the winter blues. Come out and play at a national park this season to enjoy the scenic views and plenty to do.

Last updated: December 30, 2019