NATIONAL PARKS

National park is a term used to denote a reserved area of land owned by the government. Explore all of the parks and learn about their natural scenery and historic values.

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park encompasses a diverse array of landscapes, from the stark Chihuahuan Desert to lush coniferous forests. Learn more about this beautiful region.

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  • 10 Family Fun Activities You Can Do at a Park
    10 Family Fun Activities You Can Do at a Park

    Public parks are excellent places to spend time with your family. With so many possible activities available in park settings, the only thing lacking may be time to enjoy them all. See more »

  • 10 Great Ways Your Family Can Help Clean Local Parks
    10 Great Ways Your Family Can Help Clean Local Parks

    What's not to love about your local park? It's where you have picnics and play ball. When your park starts showing signs of too much love -- chipped paint, crushed flower beds and more -- what can you do to spruce it up? See more »

  • 10 Things to Bring on a Family Camping Trip
    10 Things to Bring on a Family Camping Trip

    Packing the right gear ensures that every member of your family has a great time in the great outdoors. If you're uncertain about what to bring along on your adventure, we've got you covered! See more »

  • 5 Camping Activities Your Kids Will Love
    5 Camping Activities Your Kids Will Love

    Camping is a relaxing and inexpensive outing for the family. What activities will dial up the fun for your kids while they enjoy the great outdoors? See more »

  • How to Have an Active Family Vacation at a Park
    How to Have an Active Family Vacation at a Park

    If your family likes to sit on the couch like lumps and be bored out of their minds, then this article isn't for you. But if you've got kids who love adventures and sightseeing -- or if you like having fun while saving money -- keep reading. See more »

  • Travel the World: Yellowstone
    Travel the World: Yellowstone

    Yellowstone is unbeatable for anyone who loves the great outdoors -- even for those who prefer to see the great outdoors from the comfort of a car. From bison to bears to bobcats, and a whole lot of geothermal goodness, Yellowstone's got it all. See more »

  • Acadia National Park
    Acadia National Park

    Located off the central coast of Maine, Acadia National Park features Cadillac Mountain and Somes Sound, one of the few fjords in America. Read this article to discover more about Acadia. See more »

  • American Samoa National Park
    American Samoa National Park

    American Samoa National Park delights visitors with its unique sights and native culture. Encompassing three volcanic islands and two coral reefs the park is a wonderland of geology and tropical wildlife. Read these visitor tips. See more »

  • Arches National Park
    Arches National Park

    Arches National Park contains the world's largest concentration of natural stone arches. Located in southeastern Utah the park features a wealth of sandstone spires arches and pinnacles. Learn what to see at Arches National Park. See more »

  • Badlands National Park
    Badlands National Park

    Badlands National Park once home to the Sioux Indians features unique geological formations that amaze its visitors. The park cuts across the Great Plains of southwestern South Dakota. Read these helpful tourist tips. See more »

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