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"I grow very fond of this place, and it certainly has a desolate, grim beauty of its own, that has a curious fascination for me." -Theodore Roosevelt

This is one of Roosevelt's most famous quotes about the North Dakota Badlands. The Badlands are at their most starkly desolate, and most wonderfully grim, right now! Though our North Unit Road is partially closed for the winter at Mile 6, many...
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“Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.”
~John Muir

(By Trina Christensen: Mule deer seemingly poses for a photo in front of Split Mountain)
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Row upon row of roaring waves rolls toward the shore, shaping then reshaping the winter beach. Have you strolled by the sea yet this season?
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A grizzly bear patiently watches and waits for a salmon to leap from Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park and Preserve. (Sandeep Rajagopal, Share the Experience)

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We want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable visit in DC this week!

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01/18/2017 at 14:31. Facebook
The first picture for our new #ThenAndNow campaign is this picture-in-picture of Alfred Waud. This picture of Waud, an acclaimed sketch artist for Harper's Weekly, was taken by men from Alexander Gardner's team of photographers at the base of Devil's Den on July 6, 1863. This is one of the rare instances where an old-medium artist (sketch artist Waud) is captured by a new-medium artist...
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01/17/2017 at 23:38. Facebook
Last week, we announced funding for 39 projects in over 20 states that will preserve and highlight the sites and stories associated with the Civil Rights Movement and the African American experience!

Congress appropriated funding for the new NPS African American Civil Rights Grant Program in 2016 through the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). The HPF uses revenue from federal oil leases on the...
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National Park Service Announces Over $7.5 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights Movement Sites

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If only hats could talk!
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In honor of #MLKDay, check out this new video by our Youth Ambassador Program - YAP!

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An unforgettable night sky -- with a tinge of color from the Northern Lights -- stretches over Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. America’s national parks hold some of the last remaining harbors of darkness where visitors can enjoy the splendor of these protected dark skies. Photographer Matthew Newman says his nighttime adventure forever changed the way he experiences nature: “Making a...
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