We understand that sometimes you can’t get to a national park. But that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the history, landscapes, and stories of the national parks to you. From virtual tours and webcams to educational activities for young park enthusiasts and games for everyone – there are countless ways to enjoy our parks at home.
Take a Virtual Visit to a National Park
Explore parks through virtual tours and live webcams that put you in the heart of national parks across the country.
Discover a collection of family-friendly activities and content perfectly tailored to help introduce young ones to our national parks.
Escape to Parks through Photography
Bask in the natural beauty of the national parks through the power of photography. Check out the winners of our 2018 Share the Experience photo contest.
Share Your Park
Add to our Share Your Park picture gallery with photos from your last – or favorite – trip to a national park. Browse the gallery to find inspiration for your next park trip!
Become a Junior Ranger Online
While many Junior Rangers earn their badges while visiting a national park, there are many ways to become a Junior Ranger from the comfort of your own home. Join us in exploring just some of the Junior Ranger programs offered by the National Park Service that young visitors can experience whenever and wherever they may be.
Creative Ways to Camp at Home
Even when you can’t get to a national park, you can still camp out. Get tips for making your at-home camping experience one to remember: from delicious s'mores recipes to campfire songs , there are plenty of ways to bring the inspiration and joy of a national park camping adventure to your home.
National Park Service Games and Challenges
Test your knowledge or learn a little more about our national parks with a series of games and challenges from the National Park Service. Enjoy guessing games, create park art, or fill out your own park bingo card!
In need of some zen? Tune into PARKTRACKS, an innovative audio experience, and tap into the trends of tranquility and mindfulness.
Take Our Find Your Park Quiz
Get daydreaming and start planning your next national park adventure with our Find Your Park Quiz. Just answer a few questions about your dream trip and we’ll give you a collection of national parks perfectly suited to your interests.