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The National Park Service logo. The elements of the emblem symbolize the major facets of the national park system. The Sequoia tree and bison represent vegetation and wildlife, the mountains and water represent scenic and recreational values, and the arrowhead represents historical and archeological values.
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Unimpaired for the Enjoyment of Future Generations

The National Park Service (NPS) is the U.S. federal agency that manages all national parks, monuments and many conservation and historical properties.

The mission of the National Park Service is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.

Our national parks are a particular point of pride in Alaska, and the NPS does a great deal to ensure they are both accessible and enjoyable for visitors and residents. 

To learn more about the 23 national park sites in Alaska, visit the National Park Service page.

 


"...to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations." 

-The National Park Service Organic Act, 16 U.S.C. 1



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Help younger generations connect to the breathtaking American land.

Celebrating 100 Years

On August 25th, 2016, the National Park Service celebrates its one-hundreth year anniversary! Join in the festivities over the next two years to ensure an enthusiastic entrance into the second century of service. Rediscover the forgotten beauty of America's National Parks by exploring them with your favorite recreational activity or connecting to the history and culture they hold. Embrace the opportunity National Parks offer by appreciating the past, enjoying the present, and caring for the future!

For more information about how to help, visit the NPS Get Involved page.




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Close up profile of a brown and black wood frog. Did You Know?
There is a frog in Alaska that's habitat range extends above the Arctic Circle due to it's ability to freeze solid. Learn how by listening to our podcast!
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