Kids Activities

Save the Date: National Trails Day is June 1, 2013

National Trails Day 2013 LogoMark your calendar for a date with your favorite trail! June 1, 2013, is American Hiking Society's National Trails Day®—the country's largest celebration of trails.

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Historic Bouldering at Horsetooth Reservior

A northward view over Horsetooth Reservoir, CO. Photograph by Kacey HerlihyPerched in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Horsetooth Reservoir overlooks the Colorado town of Fort Collins, about an hour north of Denver. The reservoir, approximately 6.5 miles in length and a half-mile in width, was constructed in 1949 as part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project.

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Over and Under the Snow Inspires Curiosity

Over and Under the Snow CoverLooking for a new bedtime story for winter?

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Fun for Everyone at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Fort Zachary Taylor exterior and moat.Whether you’re a history buff, a beach bum, or a tropical fish aficionado, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park in Key West, Florida has something for everyone! Florida’s southern most state park offers a wide array of activities and rich U.S. military history.

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Chattahoochee Bend State Park

 Located in a graceful bend of the Chattahoochee River, the park is a haven for paddlers, campers and anglers. At 2,910 acres, Chattahoochee Bend is one of Georgia’s largest state parks, protecting five miles of river frontage. A boat ramp provides easy access to the water, while more than ...

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Our Holiday Gift Guide is Live

Oh, Ranger! 2012 Holiday Gift GuideHoliday shopping procrastinator, fear not—our holiday gift guide is live! We've got great ideas for adventurers, kids, foodies, travelers and even those hard-to-shop-for people on your list.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Gifts for Kids

December 10, 2012, 8:03 am
The holidays are the most magical time of the year for the youngest. Whether you’re shopping for a nephew, niece, grandchild or your own little ones, these gifts will sure to bring delight to the face of the child that receives it. Make this holiday season an especially memorable ...

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National Christmas Tree Lighting Ticket Lottery Opens on October 25

2008 Lighting of the National Christmas Tree by Donna Spiewak, NPS.The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, held annually on the Ellipse, between the National Mall and the White House in Washington, D.C., will take place on Thursday, December 6, 2012, at 5 p.m.

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The Statue of Liberty’s Crown Reopens After Yearlong Closure

Statue of Liberty. Source: NPS.gov.With another year of renovations under her belt, Lady Liberty reopens her crown to the public on October 28, 2012. The welcoming beacon of the New York Harbor, embodying freedom and democracy, closed her doors the day after her 125th birthday last year, and will reopen just in time to celebrate her 126th.

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Enjoying Fall in Philadelphia

If you live near downtown Philadelphia, you are in luck! Historic Philadelphia Inc. is putting on events throughout the fall that will bring history to life and celebrate the season.

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