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My “Microadventure” on Frederick Douglass’s Front Lawn—and How You Can Join Me

June 16th was one of those days that I really, really needed yoga. Like many Washingtonians, I had scheduled way too […]

Water You Waiting For? 10 Perfect Parks for Paddling

Go beyond the hiking trail and enjoy parks from a refreshing vantage point: water. Rivers and lakes offer adventurous routes […]

The Soda Mountains of Mojave National Preserve. Photo © Michael Gordon.

Mojave Is a Magical Place. Let’s Protect My Former Home

It’s a wondrous thing to have a million and a half acres of spectacular natural habitat right in your back […]

The isolated peninsula where thousands of exiled people with Hansen's disease once lived. Photo © Myriadreflections/Dreamstime.com

Trivia Challenge: A Rare and Isolated Community

Q: National parks help interpret diverse aspects of American culture, including unusual and exceptional stories from our country’s past. One unique park […]

Biscayne National Park.

VICTORY: What You Helped Protect at Biscayne National Park

Earlier today, park officials at Biscayne made an announcement that NPCA has been waiting more than 15 years to hear: […]