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Saving Shores Saves Money

Close your eyes and imagine a national park. Did you think of mountains, towering redwoods, dense forests, or perhaps the sublime rock formations […]

10 Spectacular Parks for Stargazing

Celebrate the Special Wonders of a Dark Sky

As the days get shorter, stargazers have more opportunities to celebrate the night—and national parks offer some of the darkest […]

Painstakingly reproduced locomotives meet on a historic track at the 2005 reenactment of the golden spike ceremony.

Trivia Challenge: Can You Name This Historic Site?

Q: In 1869, engineers connected two railway lines in northwestern Utah, completing the world’s first transcontinental railroad. What national park […]

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone by painter Thomas Moran, 1904.

Thomas “Yellowstone” Moran: Influencing Change with Art

Can one person’s artistic vision create change and protect something astounding? In the case of painter Thomas Moran, one man’s […]

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad operates through "The Valley That Changed The World." Photo © Heather Mull.

Exploring the Original Oil Country in Northwestern Pennsylvania

This story is part of our series on national heritage areas, the large lived-in landscapes managed through innovative partnerships to […]