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6 Places to be in Love in America's National Parks

Stefanie Payne | Posted 02.14.2017 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

If you keep your eyes peeled, you will find that there are natural hearts all throughout America's National Parks. This one found in Zion in Utah. Pho...

6 Places To Capture Incredible Landscape Shots In Grand Teton National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 02.06.2017 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

To say that Grand Teton National Park is an iconic photography destination is almost an understatement.

Easy Ways to Explore Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State

Stefanie Payne | Posted 01.09.2017 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Mount Rainier, Washington State's glorious stratovolcano, as seen from Reflection Lakes. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish If you've ever been to the city...

3 Ways to Explore Lake Clark National Park in Alaska

Stefanie Payne | Posted 12.25.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Lake Clark is one of the National Park System's true gems--a large sliver of all of the best parts of Alaska rolled into one easy-to-get-to place. It ...

Exploration of Alaska's Wild and Scenic Rivers: Gates of the Arctic National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve as seen from from the air on our way into the Noatak Wilderness Preserve. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish ...

American Safari in Denali National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.14.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

A grizzly bear reminds motorists to obey road rules in Denali National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish To look out onto the wildness of ...

The Best Bear Viewing Experiences In Alaska's Katmai National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.08.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska was established to protect the Valley of The Ten Thousand Smokes, the site of the world's largest volcanic...

Glaciers, Fjords, and Wildlife: 3 Adventures in Kenai Fjords National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.02.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Harbor seals bask on an iceberg as the fog rolls in near Bear Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish A lot of people ask...

4 Ways Onto The Water In Glacier Bay National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.01.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Conveniently located on the second floor of the Glacier Bay Lodge is the National Park Service Visitor Center. Nightly educational programs are offered, and passionate park service employees are on hand to answer questions to help you better plan your adventures.

America's Most Revisited National Park: Isle Royale In Michigan

Stefanie Payne | Posted 10.24.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Isle Royale National Park in Michigan is one of the least visited national parks in the U.S., and the most revisited... it is wild, untamed, and in th...

Must See Stops in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Stefanie Payne | Posted 10.04.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

It was in the California wilderness where John Muir, the unofficial "father of the national parks," was inspired to start down a lifelong path of environmental conservation--and it was the landscapes of Sequoia and Kings Canyon and surrounding areas that so compelled him.

16 Iconic Sites in Yosemite National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 09.14.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Yosemite National Park has been touted by many to be among the most beautiful places in the world. In the world. That is a very tall measure!

33 Sites to Discover in California

Matt Emerson | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel
Matt Emerson

If you are wandering in The Golden State and looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, you don't have to look too far to find some of the nation...

America's Desert Playground: Joshua Tree National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 05.30.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

It's difficult to measure all of the positives that can come from just one visit to a U.S. National Park.

Why I Say #ThanksObama for Every Kid in a Park

Will Shafroth | Posted 05.09.2016 | Impact
Will Shafroth

Every child deserves the opportunity to cultivate his or her own unique connections to these incredible places, experiencing for themselves all that our national parks and other federal lands and waters have to offer.

The Yosemite Trademark Battle -- A Rose By Any Other Name...

Matt Emerson | Posted 03.16.2017 | Travel
Matt Emerson

I'm sure it's safe for me to say that it wasn't Super Tuesday for most Yosemite fans. The trademark battle for the names of iconic Yosemite landmarks continues and as of March 1st, the Park's new concessionaire, Aramark, took the reigns.

Helping National Parks Is Personal for This Congressman

Donald S. Beyer Jr. | Posted 07.27.2016 | DC
Donald S. Beyer Jr.

As a recent college graduate, I had the rare opportunity to share my love for one of our nation's most cherished sites. I worked with and helped visitors from the community and around the world. I found my first park, but the National Mall was hardly my last.

Find Your Park and Protect it

The Corps Network | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
The Corps Network

April marks the official launch of Find Your Park, an initiative of the National Park Service and National Park Foundation to connect the next generation to America's parks. The National Park Service needs to ensure that generations to come have an interest in not only visiting parks but becoming public land and water managers.

Bill Nye Wants You To Get Out There And Explore America's National Parks

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.31.2015 | Green

Bill Nye has a simple explanation when asked why Americans should be grateful for our national parks: "They're precious, they're priceless and they ne...

New Look, Same Great Mission

Neil Mulholland | Posted 05.26.2014 | Impact
Neil Mulholland

This week, we began a new chapter in our story at the National Park Foundation. We have unveiled a new look -- one that underscores our role as the n...