urban parks

My “Microadventure” on Frederick Douglass’s Front Lawn—and How You Can Join Me

June 16th was one of those days that I really, really needed yoga. Like many Washingtonians, I had scheduled way too […]

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Will an innovative urban park revitalize D.C.’s Anacostia River?

For nearly a century, Anacostia Park in Washington, D.C., has served as a playground for area residents while also preserving […]

Interns in the Your Park! Your Health! program at Gateway National Recreation Area, from the new video by National Park Experience.

New Video Showcases Youth Who Love Gateway

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an intern at Gateway National Recreational Area? This urban […]

Teresa Baker in Yosemite National Park.

“100% Community-Driven”

A Q&A with Teresa Baker, Founder of the African American National Parks Event

California outdoorswoman Teresa Baker doesn’t just love national parks. She encourages thousands of people around the country to love them, […]

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Youth Push for Pullman on Capitol Hill

Earlier this month, NPCA and its supporters met with members of Congress to discuss creating Chicago’s first national park in […]