NPCA AT WORK:
See the 10 Least-Visited National Parks
NPS photo by Jeannette Jurado
The country's most popular parks, such as Great Smoky Mountains and Golden Gate, continue to draw record numbers of visitors. But what about the underappreciated places where only a handful of adventurers go? Take a peek at these 10 under-the-radar national gems.
Protecting Our Underwater Wonders
© Caroline McLaughlin/NPCA
Earlier this year, the West Coast realized its first marine wilderness at Point Reyes National Seashore in California. We can build on that success with a marine reserve at Biscayne National Park in Florida.
A Victory for America's First National River
NPCA and a coalition of environmental advocates have been working to protect Buffalo National River in Arkansas from a new factory farm sited six miles upstream of its pristine waters. A judge recently ruled to hold two federal agencies liable for a failed environmental review process.
Congress Passes Historic "Parks Package"
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.