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4 Olympic Sports You Should Try at a National Park

The 2016 Summer Olympics are being held in far-flung Rio de Janeiro, but you can still head to a national park and try these fun summer Olympic sports!

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#RangersPointingAtThings is Our New Favorite Hashtag

The role of the park ranger has evolved considerably over the years, but one thing hasn't changed — the fact that our national parks couldn't function without them.

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Big Bend National Park instameet 2016

Instameet at Big Bend National Park

We’re going BIG and celebrating #NPS100, Texas style, at Big Bend National Park on July 30 – 31 by hosting an Instameet with #FindYourPark premier sponsor Budweiser.

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5 Historic Places that Celebrate American Aviation

Check out these five national parks and historic sites to retrace the journey of American Aviation from the Wright brothers' first flight to modern aviation!

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Bringing Ingenuity of Thomas Edison’s Lab to New York City

On Monday, August 22, the final chapter of the Park Exchange event series will be held at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1, from 1 to 10 p.m., to kick off the National Park Service’s 100th birthday week!

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Family-Friendly National Parks Where You Can Find Your Park Together

It doesn't matter if you're looking for a place to take a hike or do some big-city sightseeing – for every family looking for adventure, there's a national park with your name on it.

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21 Events to Enjoy during Latino Conservation Week

During Latino Conservation Week 2016, we’re inviting everyone – especially the Latino community – to discover your own connection to national parks.

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National Parks Your Kids Will Never Want to Leave

Inspire the next generation of Americans to experience the beauty of our public lands. Take your kids on their first adventure to a national park!

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Patriotic Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July at a National Park

National parks preserve landscapes rich in American history, culture, and natural beauty. That makes the Fourth of July a perfect time to find your park!

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6 Swimming Holes You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

Take a dip at a secluded beach or spring-fed stream in the heart of one of our national parks. These swimming holes should definitely be on your bucket list!

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