10 Fascinating Things You Need to Know About the NPS and Our National Parks

The United States has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Many of those great spots are located within National Parks. The National Park Service, which turned 102 years old in 2018, oversees those parks, as well as hundreds of other designated sites across the country.

All over the country—except Delaware, sorry Delaware—there’s a National Park for you to explore and find your next adventure. Whether it’s hiking in Yosemite, camping out in Joshua Tree, seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time, cycling in Canyonlands, or seeing the Northern Lights in Denali, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

To celebrate the parks and all of the incredible sights and experiences they offer, we put together 10 fascinating facts you may not know about the National Parks around the country.

Watch the video above, and start planning your next National Park adventure now with our guides: