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Clearing the Air

Breathe in the air of the great outdoors at national parks and learn about efforts to keep it fresh for plants, wildlife, and you.

Historical photo of Jimmy Carter on a farm holding a handful of peanuts

This Month's National Park Getaway

Visit the home of a living president to explore his hometown roots and continuing legacy at Jimmy Carter National Historic Site.

Steam engine on a railroad track

Laying the Nation's Tracks

Since the "golden spike" was first laid 150 years ago, railroads continued to connect the country and American people.

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Strengthening Infrastructure

Infrastructure in parks plays a vital role in the enjoyment and preservation of parks and surrounding communities. Learn more.

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There's a Ranger for That

In the office or atop the highest peak, employees of the National Park Service perform a surprising variety of public services.

Two bicyclists on a path by an RV campground

Get in Gear

From mountain trails to gentle paved paths, find your next national park biking adventure and tips for safe travels.

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National Park News

Find the latest news and events, search for images and videos, and discover facts and figures about the national parks.

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Photos, Videos, Webcams & More

Explore the national parks through multimedia. Search for photos, videos, webcams, and audio files on any topic.

Last updated: April 30, 2019