Yosemite in Autumn: An Insider’s View

Millions of people visit Yosemite each year to explore its dramatic landscapes. But with so many popular tourist spots, what […]

Why Don’t States Run National Parks?

Earlier this month, several states helped lessen the economic hardship from the federal government shutdown by opening a handful of […]


If Americans Overwhelmingly Love Our National Parks, Why Isn’t Congress Fully Funding Them?

It’s not difficult to understand why Americans show such strong bipartisan support and genuine love for our national parks—one visit […]


Why Can’t Visitors Walk In to “Open-Air” Parks?

National parks are prominent icons representing the very best of America—so it’s not surprising that losing access to these inspirational […]


The 10 Best Places You Can’t See Fall Foliage

Looking for the perfect leaf-peeping spot? National parks offer some of the best places to celebrate fall. NPCA put together […]