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Death Valley National Park

Photo of the Day: Death Valley National Park

1/3/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Photo by Gary Fua See more of Gary Fua’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Big horn sheep, Badlands National Park

Photo of the Day: Bighorn View of the Badlands

9/11/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Bighorn sheep in Badlands National Park   Photo by Flickr member East Wind See more of East Wind’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of […] Read more >

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Find Nearby Parks with your iPhone or Android

6/5/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

It’s time to kick off the summer and get outside! We’ve been collecting great mobile apps that connect people to nature for some time now, and we’ve found a new one to explore. The new Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder™ app is your […] Read more >

Lupine and other wildflowers, North Cascades National Park

Photo of the Day: Wildflowers and Wilderness

6/3/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Explore the Outdoors! June is Great Outdoors Month — a time to get outside and enjoy America's wild places. Check out Top 5 Ways To Celebrate Great Outdoors Month for some fun ways to get involved.   This Photo of […] Read more >

Photo credit_YoTuT on Flickr

Playing in the Shadow of the Washington Monument: Office Softball in a National Park [VIDEO]

4/18/2012 // By Bentley Johnson

Coaching my office softball team, The Scrubjays, is one of the best perks of my job here in Washington, DC.  Every week in the summer we walk down to the National Mall, set up a field, and play softball against […] Read more >

Meeting Ranger Rick

What National Junior Ranger Day and Ranger Rick Mean to Me (A Lot)

4/17/2012 // By Beth Pratt

As a young girl, I continually wandered the forests and riverbanks near my home in Massachusetts searching for frogs and other wildlife.  I am a part of the last generation to remember a childhood spent largely absorbed in outdoor experience, […] Read more >

Slaty egret fishing in Chobe River National Park, Botswana

Photo of the Day: Slaty Egret

4/6/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Share Your Nature Photos! Do you have photos of wildlife? Show off your work by joining our National Wildlife Photo Challenge — a free activity for members of our Flickr group. This Photo of the Day was donated by a […] Read more >

NWF Celebrates with Military Kids and Families in the Great Outdoors

4/3/2012 // By Hillary Tipton

On Sunday, April 1st, NWF’s Be Out There campaign joined the Sierra Club, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids, the National Military Family Association, and more than twenty other organizations at an event to kick off the Month of the Military […] Read more >

Glacier National Park in Montana (flickr | Meredith Rendall Photography)

National Parks Can Help Make America’s Kids Healthier…and That Helps Parks, Too.

1/27/2012 // By Max Greenberg

A lot happened at America’s Summit on National Parks, which met this week in the large, confusing Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington. Its purpose was plan for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in […] Read more >

Last spring we visited Virginia's Great Falls National Park during one of the free weekends.

Top Reasons Why Your Family Will Love Visiting National Parks

1/13/2012 // By Kristy Myers

  I’m packing for our first-ever trip to Everglades National Park. It’s my kids’ winter break, and when we sat down as a family to figure out where we wanted to go, it was my wildlife-loving son who lobbied hard […] Read more >