11 of the Best Bird-Watching Spots for Fall

More than 700 distinct bird species can be found in America’s national parks. Exploring this incredible array of wildlife is […]

Waterfalls, Sesquicentinis, and Buffalo Soldiers

4+ Ways to Celebrate Yosemite’s Landmark 150th Birthday

One June 30, 1864, Congress passed and President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act into law—a groundbreaking piece of […]

A scene from the original 1913 production of Sanctuary: A Bird Masque by Percy MacKaye.

Two Historic Sites to Host 100-Year Anniversary Production of Influential Bird-Conservation Play

This weekend, art and wildlife conservation meet in New England at two historic re-enactments of Sanctuary: A Masque, an influential 1913 […]

The watereways in and around the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument once supported thriving marine industries. Today, visitors can explore the area by boat via several different paddling trails.

Follow in the Footsteps of an American Hero at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Maryland

A hundred years after her death, the Park Service created a new national monument earlier this year to honor Underground […]

The grasshopper sparrow.

Birds—and Birders—Find a Welcome Refuge at Monocacy National Battlefield

It’s been nearly 150 years since the clash that transformed some gentle fields in northern Maryland to the hallowed status […]