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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 […]

Pitch in to Help the Places You Love

5 Ways to Find Your Voice

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” –Theodore Roosevelt Soon the National Park System will celebrate […]

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.

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Mark Your Calendar for National Park Week, April 18-26

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

The country's first national park east of the Mississippi.

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 […]