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The three tallest peaks in the Alaska Range -- Mount

The three tallest peaks in the Alaska Range -- Mount

The three tallest peaks in the Alaska Range -- Mount Foraker (17,400 feet), Mount Hunter (14,573 feet) and Denali (20,310 feet) – fill the skyline above Talkeetna, Alaska. Aviators from B Company, 1st Battalion... More

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

A child marvels at the map of 19th century New Bedford projected onto the floor of the park's new MakerSpace.

Ox with a bridle on at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

Ox with a bridle on at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

Ox with a bridle on; The fort was an active trading post from 1833 to 1849, and it was of national importance to the opening of the American West. This fort has been faithfully reconstructed and is open to the ... More

Stonewall Jackson Statue at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Stonewall Jackson Statue at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Manassas Battlefield Park was the site of two Civil War battles, and earned Confederate General Thomas Jackson the nickname "Stonewall."

Lonely Dell Ranch

Lonely Dell Ranch

Ranch Orchard and Irrigation Ditches By 1882, the ranch contained a total of 25 cultivated acres, much of which grew alfalfa. Cane and melon fields grew on one side of the road, with vineyards beyond. There was... More

Front Facade of Longfellow House, c. 1882

Front Facade of Longfellow House, c. 1882

Photographers captured the Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House in the nineteenth century because of its association both with Henry Longfellow and George Washington. This circa 1882 image is attributed to Mrs. J.... More

Historic Dyea Townsite

Historic Dyea Townsite

Pullen Barn ruins Beginning around 1895, Robert Wright kept stock on this property, including cattle, horses, chickens, and several trail dogs. It became part of the Emil Klatt homestead in 1903, and part of t... More

Lonely Dell Ranch

Lonely Dell Ranch

Samantha Johnson Cabin In the spring of 1881, additional ferry operators created the need for more housing. Two cabins, including this one, were added to the site. Ferryman Warren Johnson's second wife Samantha... More

Chilkoot Trail

Chilkoot Trail

Drainage Feature on Saintly Hill With the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98, as many as 25-30,000 Stampeders crossed into the Yukon by way of the Chilkoot corridor. At first, the trail was little more than a cr... More

Historic Dyea Townsite

Historic Dyea Townsite

Slide Cemetery There were several cemeteries in historic Dyea. Most of the graves in this cemetery belonged to Stampeders who died in a 1898 avalanche on the trail.

Historic Dyea Townsite

Historic Dyea Townsite

Slide cemetery The Slide Cemetery was built in April 1898 for avalanche victims. On Palm Sunday that year, an avalanche about a half-mile south of the Scales Camp on the Chilkoot Trail let to the creation of t... More

Historic Dyea Townsite

Historic Dyea Townsite

Wharf pilings With the 1899 construction of the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway in nearby Skagway and the demise of the gold rush, parts of the planking disappeared from the wharf. The White Pass railroad p... More

Lock 33 in 1900 and 2015

Lock 33 in 1900 and 2015

A blend of a 1900 image taken at Lock 33 near Harpers Ferry and present day.

Historic Dyea Townsite

Historic Dyea Townsite

Wharf pilings Although the Arctic Construction Company purchased the wharf in August 1901 with plans to reconstruct it to link with a projected railroad, the venture failed. The wharf burned in 1901, and all t... More

Platt Historic District

Platt Historic District

Chickasaw National Recreation Area Originally known as Sulphur Springs Reservation, and later renamed Platt National Park, the park was established in 1902 through an agreement with the Chickasaw and Choctaw N... More

Platt Historic District

Platt Historic District

Waterfall It was not until 1901, as the town began to be surveyed and platted, that the notion of reserving the springs from development arose in a serious manner. Senator Orville Platt took up the idea and un... More

Ellis Island Dining Room

Ellis Island Dining Room

Immigrants' Dining Room, Ellis Island

National Park Service employees from Gettysburg National

National Park Service employees from Gettysburg National

National Park Service employees from Gettysburg National Military Park help reinstall a cannon carriage after repairs at the gravesite of Maj. Gen. Wallace Fitz Randolph, born June 11, 1841, and died Dec. 9, 19... More

Red Oak Victory Ship 2

Red Oak Victory Ship 2

Red Oak Victory Ship in Richmond, California.

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Ranger Michael explains how we monitor fish and the current project to replace road culverts to allow fish to pass through to breeding areas.

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (11)
Mount Wanda John Muir NHS (3)
Who's excited for new exhibits?

Who's excited for new exhibits?

On Park Science Day we celebrated the grand opening of the new climate science exhibits at Sieur de Monts Nature Center.

National parks: aaaDSC_0310 - public domain image
Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (9)
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

On opening night of the park's new MakerSpace, a ranger and a volunteer spell out NPS with the oversize Brite Lite board.

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (45)
Ribbon Cutting - Green Rides

Ribbon Cutting - Green Rides

New alternative fuel vehicles will help the park lessen our environmental impacts.

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (4)
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

Madeiran dancers invite rangers and the public to join in traditional dancing at the park's 20th anniversary celebration.

National parks: HOFRMediapic3 - public domain image
Hog Rock Overlook at Catoctin Mountain Park
<em>HMS Fowey</em> Anchor

<em>HMS Fowey</em> Anchor

Since 1983, the archeological remains of <em>HMS Fowey</em> (1744) have been under the management of the United States National Park Service (NPS) who have consistently documented the deterioration of the fragi... More

National parks: Invasives! - public domain image

National parks: Invasives! - public domain image

Emerald ash borers and other invasive pests threaten our native trees and other plants.

Jarvis and Matthews
John Muir Home

John Muir Home

John Muir home at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California.

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (48)
Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (3)
Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

The homes in Llewellyn Park, where Thomas Edison' Glenmont estate sits, were touted as "Country Homes for City People." For Students from the Stephen T Mather Building Arts and Craftsmanship High School, Glenm... More

Skyline Ridge Trail 17

Skyline Ridge Trail 17

As the trail traverses the ridge backing Promise and Seattle creeks tarns, distant ridges and valleys come into view.

Maritime Child Development Center

Maritime Child Development Center

The Maritime Child Development Center was one of approximately 35 nursery school units of varying sizes established in the Richmond area during World War II in order to provide child care for women working in t... More

Guard Walls and the Park Road System

Guard Walls and the Park Road System

Crater Rim Historic District. All of the guard walls constructed along Crater Rim Drive conformed to the specifications for the Type 2 guard wall developed by the NPS landscape department. The plan for the loop... More

Antietam Luminary, Antietam national battlefield, Antietam National Battlefield

Antietam Luminary, Antietam national battlefield, Antietam National Ba...

Each year, one candle is lit for each of the 23,000 men who were casualties at the Battle of Antietam.

Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Roosevelt-Vanderbilt-Van Buren National Historic Sites, in partnership with the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, presented the 240th Military Police Battalion Organizational Day, on Sa... More

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (53)
Close-up view of Miners Castle from the water

Close-up view of Miners Castle from the water

Close-up view of Miners Castle from the water

Director Jarvis taken by Bruce Matthews
John Muir Home

John Muir Home

John Muir home at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California.

National parks: VAMAmediapic3 - public domain image

National parks: VAMAmediapic3 - public domain image

View of the Hudson River from the Vanderbilt Mansion

Rosie Memorial_3, National Parks gallery
Scenic Views at Fort Washington Marina

Scenic Views at Fort Washington Marina

Artistic and Scenic View from the Dock at Fort Washington Marina.

Tri College Service Day 2015

Tri College Service Day 2015

College students spent the morning pulling old weed cloth from restored Doan Creek at Whitman Mission.

Coh Trees, National Parks gallery
Rush Holt from AAAS

Rush Holt from AAAS

The American Association for the Advancement of Science joined in partnership with the park and Schoodic Institute to explore science in the park.

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (18)
National parks: VAMAmediapic5 - public domain image
Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Exhibit

Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Exhibit

Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center Exhibit

Diver deploys ROV

Diver deploys ROV

NPS Diver deploys a 3d camera attached to a Remotely Operated Vehicle(ROV) into the USS Arizona. Out of respect for the soldier and sailors entombed inside, the NPS does not allow diving inside the USS Arizona.... More

Betty Reid Soskin

Betty Reid Soskin

Ranger Betty Reid Soskin

Catherine Morrison, National Parks gallery

Catherine Morrison, National Parks gallery

Real "Rosie" Catherine Morrison, who worked as a Journeyman Welder in Shipyard 2, between 1943-1945.

Boston National Historical Park

Boston National Historical Park

Hill To Harbor_Trails To Freedom Crew. In partnership with OCLP’s Branching Out, Hill to Harbor hosted the annual Youth Summit, celebrating the accomplishments and experiences of youth corps members from 9 yout... More

Assateague Island National Seashore

Assateague Island National Seashore

A Pirate’s Life for Me! (Public Program) Targeted at Assateague’s youngest visitors, this program’s goal is to introduce kids to the idea concepts of stewardship and environmental responsibility. Young partic... More

Oxon Hill Farm

Oxon Hill Farm

Oxon Hill Farm is a oasis in D.C. where urban youth can learn about farming.

Platt Historic District

Platt Historic District

Bridge Near Buffalo Springs

The better we understand how human development changes the world around us, the better we can lessen the negative impacts we have.

The better we understand how human development changes the world aroun...

At park science day we had a number of tables about different important science topics in the park.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Rangers, a visitor and "Teddy" pose in the "Happy Birthday" frame.

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

National parks: HOFRMediapic2 - public domain image

National parks: HOFRMediapic2 - public domain image

Rose Garden Ceremony with West Point Cadets

Acadia national park - David MacDonald

Acadia national park - David MacDonald

David MacDonald, President and CEO of Friends of Acadia, spoke at the opening ceremonies.

Independence National Historical Park

Independence National Historical Park

Park Rangers Larry McClenney (left in uniform) and Samantha Freise (costumed) show off their dancing skills to the public for a public program on country colonial dancing.

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Troop 362 poses for a photograph at the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.

Independence National Historical Park

Independence National Historical Park

Selfie with Celeste, Larry and PW counselors.

Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center

Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center

Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (15)
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

One of the 1850s ladies, Ruth, celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act with one of the park rangers on the steps of the Custom House, a national historic landmark.

A great team!

A great team!

College of the Atlantic is one of our great partners!

Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites

Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites

Learning about recycling at Earth Day event.

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial

What small steps can we take to make it better?

What small steps can we take to make it better?

At park science day we had a number of tables about different important science topics in the park.

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (40)
visitor center from lift

visitor center from lift

visitor center from lift

Lotus Flowers at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Lotus Flowers at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Summer brings a magnificent display of lotus flowers at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.

Minute Man National Historical Park. Minute Man national historical park

Minute Man National Historical Park. Minute Man national historical pa...

Middlesex County Volunteers Fife and Drums gather outside Meriam House, Concord, MA.

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (33)
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

Parks As Classrooms. Fourth graders in Waterford are eager for a day of learning about the Erie Canal.

Director Jarvis taken by Bruce Matthews
Chimney Rock at Catoctin Mountain Park
Clara Barton, National Parks gallery

Clara Barton, National Parks gallery

Clara Barton's home adjacent to Glen Echo Park offers a window into the life of the founder of the Red Cross.

Memorial Day Flag Display
Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (21)
Acadia national park - Air quality

Acadia national park - Air quality

Air quality in Acadia is heavily influenced by wind conditions and pollution from industrial states like Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (2)
National parks: Asan_Bay_Overlook - public domain image
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites_Hyde Park Parade

Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites_Hyde Park Parade

Hyde Park 4th of July Parade in Hyde Park

Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

Rosie Rally 2016_NPS Photos (12)
Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

Asan Bay Overlook
National parks: _DSC69720001 - public domain image

National parks: _DSC69720001 - public domain image

three USPP Horse Mounted Patrol officers wade through a dense crowd atop their horses at the Rally to Restore Sanity

Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

Maritime Child Development Center Exhibit

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