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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Winter Hiking Tips

Before heading to your favorite national park in snowy weather, keep these winter hiking tips in mind

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Animal Tracks

Can you guess the animal that made the tracks?

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Exploring Winter

Snow is a part of the classic winter landscape for many places in North America. But how much do you know or notice about snow?

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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: January 25, 2021