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... and How They Made Me Love the Park Even More

Meet the Three People Least Impressed with the Grand Canyon

... and How They Made Me Love the Park Even More

The Grand Canyon is a jaw-dropping place. Unless you’re a six-year-old. At that age, you’re interested in bugs and boogers, […]

On the Eve of the National Parks’ Centennial, We Must All Work to Make Parks More Diverse

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. I cannot imagine a world without the beauty these […]

The U.S. Supreme Court. Photo © Orhan Çam/Dreamstime.

Trivia Challenge: Telling a Supreme Story

Q: The U.S. Supreme Court plays a critical role in upholding the Constitution, shaping national policy, and defending the promise […]

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

My Members of Congress Are Friends of the National Parks. Are Yours?

I was lucky enough to grow up in Northern California, just across the majestic Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. […]

Raegan King at the new Waco Mammoth National Monument. Photograph courtesy of the Wacoan, © 2015. Chelsea Santos, photographer.

Meet the Woman behind Waco Mammoth

Today, President Obama designated America’s newest national park site at Waco Mammoth, preserving a trove of exceptional Ice Age fossils […]