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Trivia Challenge: A Galaxy Not So Far Away After All

Q: Many of us head to a park when we’re looking to get away from it all, but did you know […]

Exploring South Park, Colorado

A Rush of Gold and a Shortage of Water on the American Frontier

This story is the last installment in NPCA’s series on national heritage areas, the large lived-in landscapes managed through innovative partnerships […]

Arches in the Fiery Furnace area of the park.

Plan a Desert Getaway to Arches National Park

The cooler months are an ideal time to explore the wonders of the desert, when visitors can see the beauty […]

The Little Colorado River in the Marble Canyon area of Grand Canyon National Park, near a proposed development site.

A Double Threat to an American Icon

Why It’s Too Soon to Take Large-Scale Action on Development Proposals at the Grand Canyon

Over the summer, many New York Times readers were shocked to learn about two development proposals that would permanently scar the […]

Gates of the Arctic National Park

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 […]