NPCA AT WORK:

10 Parks for Your Bucket List

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National parks are the stuff of bucket lists—who doesn’t dream of spending time in the country’s most celebrated places? As you’re thinking about where to explore this year, NPCA has 10 less-visited places to add to your wish list.

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Congress Passes Historic "Parks Package"

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The Senate has passed a bipartisan package of national park bills authorizing the largest expansion of our National Park System since 1978. Years of advocacy and hard work led to this enormous win. Learn more about the legislation in our new FAQ.

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5 Priorities for the New Congress

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A new Congress is setting its priorities for the next legislative session. NPCA has five ways lawmakers can help restore our national parks, using bipartisan love for these special places to move important legislation forward.

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Victory: Incinerator Project Defeated at Monocacy

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For nearly a decade, county officials in Maryland had been planning to build a large trash-burning incinerator just yards away from the park boundary at Monocacy National Battlefield. NPCA and its supporters opposed the ill-conceived plan in numerous ways over the years. Last fall, the board of county commissioners finally reassessed and scrapped the project.

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PARK ADVOCATE BLOG: LATEST NEWS

Trivia Challenge: The U.S. National Park on the Other Side of the Earth

Ofu Island in the National Park of American Samoa.Q: The southernmost site in the U.S. National Park System isn’t in Texas or Florida or Hawaii—it’s in a whole other hemisphere. Can you name the one U.S. national park site below the equator? A: Coral reefs, cloud forests, tropical flowers, crystal-clear ocean waters, and exotic wildlife: Throughout all of America’s public lands, there is nowhere […]

Judge’s Ruling a Victory for Buffalo National River

Buffalo National River.The end of 2014 brought a legal victory so significant for the Buffalo National River watershed in Arkansas that the nonprofit environmental law organization Earthjustice called it “a rare win against industrial agriculture and federal malfeasance.” Congress established the Buffalo National River in 1972 as America’s first national river. Over a million people visit this […]

Plan a Desert Getaway to Zion National Park

Zion National Park.This story is part of NPCA’s biweekly Desert Getaway series. Read more stories in the series for tips on visiting other desert parks. One of the most widely visited national parks in the Southwest, Zion is famous for its colorful sandstone rock formations with high cliffs and narrow canyons carved into shape by the power […]

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