Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

Q & A With Former National Park Service Director Robert G. Stanton

From 1997 to 2001, the National Park Service was led by its 15th Director – a leader who was unanimously confirmed and proudly served as the first African American Director of the NPS. As part of our continuing celebration of National African American History Month, we spoke with Director Robert G. Stanton and asked him to reminisce about his inspiring career.

Winter Wonderland

Winter is a wonderful time to experience your national parks. Whether you’re enjoying snow or sunshine (or both!), we hope that you’ll have the opportunity to visit at least one national park with friends, family and loved ones this season.

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