— DK Flag as offensive »Fun in the sun on Assateague Island, Maryland
National Park Week
Celebrate National Park Week
Join us for National Park Week in-person at special events and online, and be sure to share your memories with us!
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016! Please join our Centennial celebration.
A park can be different things to different people. Find yours. It might be closer than you think.
Calendar of Events
We've got fun National Park Week events in national parks all across the country. Find an event near you!
Get the inside scoop on what not to miss, discover hidden gems in your national parks, and more!
National Parks Near You
Find a National Park
Get Your Free National Park Owner’s Guides
Make your next national park experience better than ever. These free downloadable national park Owner’s Guides are filled with travel tips and inside information on what not to miss. It’s your one-stop resource to discover your national parks!
Support Your National Parks
- Get Involved with the National Park Foundation and local park Friends Groups
- Donate to help the National Park Foundation support vital projects and programs in your national parks
- Volunteer and give back in our national parks. From maintaining trails and leading guided nature walks to presenting living history demonstrations and assisting with preservation of museum artifacts, there is something for everyone!
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Real Stories From Park Fans
— Crystal Flag as offensive »This past Friday the kids and I almost weren’t able to go on our Friday Field Trip. However, we got to go fairly late in the... read more
— Jen Flag as offensive »I have to admit, my husband essentially dragged me to Joshua Tree. As part of our "deal" of spending our vacation... read more
— Oliver Flag as offensive »Without a doubt, Cathedral Peak's beauty rivals that of one of the most famous landmarks in Yosemite, Half Dome.... read more