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Trivia Challenge: The Most Celebrated People in the Park System

Q: National parks don’t just preserve spectacular landscapes and wildlife. They also honor the people who have changed history and […]

Beyond Yellowstone: 8 Unexpected Parks for Wildlife-Watching

If you want to see wildlife, it’s hard to beat some of the largest, most popular parks in the country: […]

The Milky Way arches over Chimney Rock at the world's newest dark-sky park. NPS photo by Jacob W. Frank.

Trivia Challenge: The Darkest National Parks in the United States

Q: Last week, the International Dark-Sky Association named a new dark-sky park—the seventh site in the U.S. National Park System […]

Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, Alaska

The 10 Least-Visited Places in the Park System

The Park Service recently released its visitation statistics for 2014. Some of the most popular parks, such as Great Smoky […]

The national parks belong to all of us. Photo © Aaron Bates.

The Best of America, Free

On April 18 and 19, you can participate in one of the country’s greatest bargains of the year. Acadia, Yosemite, […]