Trivia Challenge: The First National Park East of the Mississippi

Q: Congress designated Yellowstone as the world’s first national park in 1872, then established a handful of other national parks […]

Protecting Our Underwater Wonders

Let’s Use World Water Day to Build on Our Success at Point Reyes

Earlier this month, my husband and I escaped the endless East Coast winter and traveled to California with NPCA partners […]

A Lego bear catches Lego fish in front of a Lego ranger and visitor in this Katmai play set.

Love National Parks? Support This Lego Project So You Can Build One Yourself

How cool would it be, after coming home from a great national park vacation, to sit down and build your […]

Bryce Canyon in winter. Photo © Brett Pelletier/Dreamstime.

Plan a Desert Getaway to Bryce Canyon National Park

This story is part of NPCA’s biweekly Desert Getaway series. Read more stories in the series for tips on visiting […]

Peaceful protesters march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

Reflecting on Selma, 50 Years Later

On March 7, 1965, courage and villainy collided on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, when John Lewis and […]