National Parks Magazine goes beyond the printed page to bring you the most compelling stories from our national parks.
Sketching the Smokies
Walt Taylor heads to the mountains with paper, pens, and paint.
The Other Side of the Clouds
After a lifetime of world travel and a retirement spent on the road, Henk and Georgia Parson decided to park their RV in Yosemite and become full-time volunteers. What’s kept them there for 10 years? Find out in this short, charming video, filmed in one of the country’s most stunning national parks.
Let's Take this Outside
Head to Saguaro National Park in Arizona to experience a 24-hour BioBlitz in 5 minutes. Join students, teachers, biologists and everyday citizens as they descend on the park to catalog every living thing in sight.
At the Water’s Edge
Deep in the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park, researchers are working to save the boreal toad from extinction.
Connectivity in Joshua Tree
Watch this short, inspiring video about a rock-climbing couple's connection to Joshua Tree National Park.
Growing Is Forever
Watch this moving, poetic video about the ancient forests of Redwoods National and State Parks.
Hawai’i: Life in the Extreme
National Parks magazine takes you on a journey across the Island of Hawai’i—the largest in the chain of islands—in this inspiring short film.
Wildlife Photography in Glacier National Park
Camera traps in the Glacier ecosystem and Grand Teton National Park are capturing unique images of park wildlife never seen before. Meet Joe Riis, one of a new breed of photographers taking pictures without lifting a finger.
The Voice of Glacier
After 50 years as a seasonal interpretive ranger in Glacier National Park, Montana, Ranger Doug Follett has some amazing stories to share. Join him as he reminisces about his childhood in the park, and reflects on the hundreds, if not thousands, of visitors he's guided through Glacier.
Rescue Under a Midnight Sun
Join photojournalist Ian Shive and Denali’s search-and-rescue team as they experience treacherous climbs, unpredictable weather, and some of the most stunning views in the world on North America’s highest peak.
Managing invasive and non-native species in the National Park System is already tough, but what happens when some of the biggest culprits are actually visitors' favorites?
Liz Gravelle, an honored elder of the Ktunaxa First Nation, speaks in her tribe’s language about childhood years picking berries and catching fish, walking her people’s ancient trails, and reaching the remote Flathead River. Her story is just one more example of why Glacier National Park must maintain a healthy, unbroken connection to adjacent forests and wildlands in Canada.