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Congress: Time to Stop Bickering and Keep Our National Parks Open

Note: Here’s where you can take action to keep parks open. Today in northern Arkansas, an unusual thing happened: Park Service […]

Preserving National Parks: It’s Not Just Popular, It’s Patriotic

Note: This is NPCA’s third and final story in our series on the upcoming presidential election. You can sign NPCA’s petition urging […]

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Putting National Parks into the Debate

Questions for Obama and Romney

Note: This is the second of several stories on the upcoming presidential election. You can sign NPCA’s petition urging the […]

Volunteers help with restoration projects at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Focus on Water: National Parks Play Vital Role in Restoring Great Lakes

Our national parks on the Great Lakes offer 620 miles of shoreline, beaches, dunes, and wetlands. These parks–like Sleeping Bear […]

The Fort McHenry Guard holds a flag unfurling ceremony in Fell's Point, Baltimore.

O Say, Can You See the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail?

With the Olympics in full swing, I can’t help but be glued to the television for every emotional medal ceremony. […]