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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 […]

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How Is the Government Shutdown Affecting National Parks?

You can urge your members of Congress to re-open parks and support full funding for the Park Service by taking […]

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Silos and Smokestacks Showcases Farming and Food Production in America’s Heartland

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

The Mississippi River Corridor of Tennessee, part of the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area.

Exploring Tennessee’s Extensive Civil War History

Last month, in the first Park Advocate post in our series on national heritage areas, we highlighted the Blackstone River […]