National Park Service Centennial Ambassador and actor Terrence J visits Yosemite National Park for the first time. Terrence expresses his heritage as an African American and connects his personal history to the Buffalo Soldiers who protected the park and inspired him to discover his own new adventures at the parks.
Escape the Daily Grind and Find Your Park
Life can be grinding. Between the day-to-day stresses of traffic, faulty check-out kiosks, and automated customer service representatives, we could all use a break every once in a while. Luckily, there are over 400 national parks across the country waiting to be explored. And with such a wide range of parks, programs, and activities, odds are there’s one closer to you than you realized.
Where the Legacies of Heroes Come Alive
This nation’s history is filled with countless stories of the remarkable women and men whose leadership, ideals, and innovations forged unique paths in hopes of a better future. Their stories reflect our shared history and heritage and are preserved in national parks for this and future generations.