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The Art of Words

Authors and poets have entertained and inspired generations of Americans with the written and spoken word.

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Wonders of Water

Water is all around us. People across the planet use it every day in many different ways.

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This Month's National Park Getaway

The doors of Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site have reopened for everyone to explore Bethune's incredible legacy.

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Celebrating Irish Heritage

Explore the history and heritage of Irish Americans, whose contributions helped shape the country throughout history.

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Watch the Video

We're working to rebuild our parks to ensure they remain as extraordinary as when we first fell in love with them.

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National Park News

Find the latest news and events, search for images and videos, and discover facts and figures about the national parks.

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Photos, Videos, Webcams & More

Explore the national parks through multimedia. Search for photos, videos, webcams, and audio files on any topic.

Last updated: March 14, 2019