All 401 national parks across the country will waive entrance fees on Monday, January 20 in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.READ MORE
Experience the beauty of America's national parks and public lands this year for free! On the days specified below, entrance fees will be waived for the following national parks and public lands.READ MORE
One of the best kept secrets of the holiday season is that it’s possible to cut your very own Christmas tree at many national forests across the country. It’s a true pick-your-own scenario: head into the forest, select your favorite tree (while following a few guidelines set out by the US Forest Service), chop it down and bring it home for decorating!READ MORE
Our #MyNightSky photo contest has just wrapped up, and we’re excited to share some highlights with you! We got lots of great photo submissions on Facebook and Instagram—with photo subjects ranging from beautiful sunsets to starry night skies to campfires and even fireworks.
Here’s a slideshow of a sampling of the images. Thanks to everyone who entered the contest!
Even as a native New Yorker, I am constantly discovering just how beautiful this state truly is! Today, I found an incredible park only a few hours drive from my home in the big city; Taughannock Falls State Park!READ MORE
Just for a brief spell, flee the turkeys at your Thanksgiving table and seek some wilder birds this year. Explore a foot trail at a national wildlife refuge, thrill to some seasonal wildlife, and emerge looking less like a butterball yourself.READ MORE
Join us on November 23 at Joshua Tree National Park for a free event that will showcase brilliance of the night sky!
Joshua Tree National Park, in partnership with Celestron Telescopes, NASA, American Park Network and the Joshua Tree National Park Association, will host a free “My Night Sky” stargazing event on Saturday, November 23 at 6:30pm.READ MORE