• Two hikers explore the Zion Narrows trail on the Simon Gulch Property in Zion National Park, UT.
    Every day, 6,000 acres of open space are lost to development

    Take a stand for public land on National Public Lands Day.

    Photo: Mike Schirf
  • Coming soon: a new state park in southern Colorado
    Colorado is getting a new state park

    Learn more about plans to open a 30-square-mile ranch, and the summit of a towering mountain, to the public.

    Photo: Lauryn Wachs, The Nature Conservancy
  • Rally for public lands on May 6 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT.
    Defend Bears Ears from development!

    National Monument lands should not be for sale. 

    Photo: Jay Dash
  • A young student uses a magnifying glass to observe the flowers at William Dick School in Pennsylvania.
    The park access solution that’s hiding in plain sight

    How opening school playgrounds to the public when school isn’t in session can help close our country’s gap to park access

Creating Parks and Protecting Land for People

Save our public lands

Yosemite Valley at dawn
Help keep our public lands in public hands.

Colorado’s Next State Park

Fisher's Peak
A project raising the bar for balancing conservation and recreation.


Aerial view of Fisher's Peak
Juan De La Roca was ready to leave Colorado behind. For 25 years, he’d lived, worked, and played in the mountains around Denver and Boulder ...


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Next Saturday 9/28 is National Public Lands Day. All @NatlParkService sites that charge an entrance fee will offer… https://t.co/OY5nkdxOO7
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We are excited to announce the beginning of construction on Midway Peace Park, a 3.5 acre park in the heart of St.… https://t.co/PvcrDnzKVp
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RT @NYstateparks: Ready, set, PLAY! Another #VitalBrooklyn student-designed community playground is officially OPEN-- this one is at P.S. 1…