Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Lucasfilm

True Hollywood Story: National Parks

National parks have on many occasions served as the backdrop to Hollywood's biggest movies. In honor of the Oscars, which take place on Feb. 28, here are some of the most famous movie scenes shot in national parks.

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The Awe-Inspiring History of Mount Rushmore

No monument pays tribute to our nation's presidents in a bigger way than Mount Rushmore. In honor of Presidents Day, we shine the spotlight on this national park and its history.

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Valentine's Day in parks

Romantic Parks for an Unforgettable V Day

Skip the dinner reservations and enjoy a romantic picnic at one of our beautiful national parks. Across the country there are numerous parks with gorgeous scenery just waiting to play host to the perfect Valentine's Day date.

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Jazzing Up Mardi Gras in the Big Easy

Mardi Gras kicks off on Feb. 9 and there’s never been a better time to celebrate the Big Easy. Check out these festive events taking place in New Orleans parks.

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From South to Freedom on the Underground Railroad

In celebration of Black History Month, take a trip from the south to freedom on the Underground Railroad as we note key stops and stations along the way.

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8 Amazing Winter Find Your Park Photos

Winter in national parks offers a more intimate experience and perfect Instagrammable moments to share how you #FindYourPark.

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Robert E. Lee: A Commander with Conflicting Ideals

In northern Virginia, Robert E. Lee's Arlington House stands encompassed by the Arlington National Cemetery as a reminder of his American legacy to us all.

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The Dream of a Visionary King

Commemorate Dr. King this MLK Day by visiting a national park dedicated to celebrating his life, vision, and leadership vision during the civil rights movement.

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Voyageurs NP

Get Outdoors for National Hobby Month

It's National Hobby Month! Lace up your hiking boots and get outside with the National Park Foundation. We're camping out all month long doing what we love.

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Sunset hiking in a national park

On the Trail to New Year’s Resolutions

Hike up your health and stick to your New Year’s resolutions. These 5 national park hiking trails will help lead you to better health in 2016.

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