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Connecting History and People along the Delaware & Lehigh

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

Parks Sound Off

5 Favorite National Park Noises—and Where to Find Them

What does your day-to-day life sound like? Soundscapes, like landscapes, are unique. They ground us in a place, providing clues […]

Trunk Bay at Virgin Islands National Park.

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 […]

The night sky over Death Valley National Park.

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 […]