Our national parks are public treasures that provide more than a window to our past or a means to preserve the natural bounty within them. They’re some of the most beautiful places on Earth, where you can rekindle your sense of awe and adventure.
Grand Prismatic Spring; Yellowstone National Park; Wyoming
PHOTO: JUDD PATTERSON
Mount McKinley; Denali National Park and Preserve; Alaska
MATTHEW T. STALLBAUMER
Grand Canyon National Park
MINDEN PICTURES/YVA MOMATIUK & JOHN EASTCOTT
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
National Park of American Samoa
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Big Bend National Park
MINDEN PICTURES/TIM FITZHARRIS
Sunrise on Eagle Lake; Acadia National Park; Maine
MINDEN PICTURES/CARR CLIFTON
A young grizzly rests on a piece of driftwood in Katmai National Park in Alaska. National park habitats have been crucial to the survival of these bears and other American wildlife.