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Congress Passes New Protections for Sleeping Bear Dunes

An Overdue Dose of Wilderness

Congress Passes New Protections for Sleeping Bear Dunes

Earlier this month, Congress passed the first bill designating a new wilderness area in five years—the longest lapse ever between […]

This Month’s National Park Trivia Challenge: Name This Artist!

Q: The Ozark National Scenic Riverways is the largest national park site in Missouri, with caves, historic mills, and two […]

The Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Photo courtesy of the Ohio and Erie Canal National Heritage Area.

110 Miles and Endless Possibilities at the Ohio & Erie Canalway

Whether you like to hike, bicycle, run, ride horses, or explore 19th century history, you’ll find plenty to do at […]

NPCA's 2013 Climate Ride team gets ready for the start of the race. Left to right: Elizabeth Jordan, Stephen Kirsch, Megan Cantrell, Britte Kirsch, Mark Wenzler, Ben Sander, Dan Blamer, and Khris Kantor.

Are You Ready for a Bike Challenge to Help Protect Our National Parks?

Do you have what it takes to be a bike crusader for national parks? I wasn’t sure if I did. […]

The clock tower and administration building in the Pullman Historic District in the 19th century.

One Step Closer to Chicago’s First National Park

Today, just days after the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Congress is one step closer to preserving a Chicago […]