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.
Become a Junior Explorer
Explore nature from the comfort of your home. Dive underwater, explore a cave, or look up at the night sky.
This Land Is Your Land
National parks feature a variety of landforms from sand dunes to glaciers to caves. Learn more and find out what a Karst looks like!
Outside Science (inside parks)
Part citizen science, part education, this video series highlights the many ways young people are getting involved in science in parks.
Last updated: March 30, 2020