Plan a Desert Getaway to Canyonlands National Park

This story is part of NPCA’s biweekly Desert Getaway series. Read more stories in the series for tips on visiting […]

Plan a Desert Getaway to Arches National Park

The cooler months are an ideal time to explore the wonders of the desert, when visitors can see the beauty […]

The short-eared owl.

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 […]

The night sky over Death Valley National Park.

10 Spectacular Parks for Stargazing

Celebrate the Special Wonders of a Dark Sky

As the days get shorter, stargazers have more opportunities to celebrate the night—and national parks offer some of the darkest […]

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad operates through "The Valley That Changed The World." Photo © Heather Mull.

Exploring the Original Oil Country in Northwestern Pennsylvania

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