America’s National Parks provide summertime recreation, family vacations, and beautiful landscapes full of color. In wintertime, they can be a wonderland for skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. They are well loved and explored by outdoor enthusiasts. What do you know about National Parks? Discover the many factors shaping the U.S. national parks system and learn some new facts like:
How many national parks are there in the United States? Which parks are the oldest? How does Congressional legislation affect national parks? How do humans affect the ecosystems in our parks?
Get your park on! See the display in the Government Information area and grab a free map of our national park system. Learn more about the Government Information Collection here!