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Wild American Beauty: 10 Wilderness Areas to Explore

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act by exploring some of America’s wildest places, from remote windswept tundras to […]

Trivia Challenge: Can You Name the Country’s Smallest National Park Site?

Q: Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is the country’s largest national park site, covering more than 8 million […]

Kobuk Valley National Park

Trivia Challenge: Parks in the Arctic

Q: Alaska is home to nearly two-thirds of the land in the entire National Park System—some 54 million acres in […]

The night sky over Death Valley National Park.

10 Spectacular Parks for Stargazing

As the days get shorter, stargazers have more opportunities to celebrate the night—and national parks offer some of the darkest […]

Painstakingly reproduced locomotives meet on a historic track at the 2005 reenactment of the golden spike ceremony.

Trivia Challenge: Can You Name This Historic Site?

Q: In 1869, engineers connected two railway lines in northwestern Utah, completing the world’s first transcontinental railroad. What national park […]