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BAM Photo Set
How will you celebrate Great Outdoors Month?
Check out some of our suggestions for enjoying America's public lands and waters.
Restoring Urban Waters
The U.S. Geological Survey is helping revitalize urban waters and lands across the country.
Stunning Share the Experience Photo Contest Winners
Share the Experience gives amateur photographers the chance to showcase their skills by capturing the beauty of the nation’s public lands and waters. The Grand Prize photograph will appear on the 2018 America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Lands Pass and earns the photographer $10,000.
Grab adventure by the handlebars
Ride the best bike trails on public lands
Horsing Around on Public Lands
Whether they live in the city or way out west, horse enthusiasts have plenty of options for finding new ground for riding their horses. Public lands across the country are outstanding places to explore with your four-legged friend.
Invasive Species: Finding solutions to stop their spread
No matter where they came from, how they got here or what harm they cause, invasive species are a serious concern.
7 Things You Didn't Know About Yellowstone National Park
Explore 7 surprising facts about the world's first national park, Yellowstone.
7 Things to Know About Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
With a vision that changed the world and a voice that echoes through time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential people in American history.
Set in Stone: The legacy and church of Dr. Ralph David Abernathy
Dr. Abernathy pastored at West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia from 1961 to 1973. Under Abernathy’s pastorship, the church became a vibrant part of the community and a planning site for major events of the Civil Rights Movement.
An American Tradition: Visiting National Parks
Coming in wagons, by train or piled into the family station wagon, the experience of visiting a national park has evolved, but the wonder remains the same. Take a trip back in time to see how each generation discovered our national treasures in their own way and how these traditions live on.
96th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting
Poets, Playwrights, Prose and Parks
Immortalized by some of our nation’s greatest literary heroes, public lands have been the settings and subjects of novels, poems and songs.
Veterans find healing and hope on public lands
All across the country, Interior is partnering with groups to make it easier for disabled veterans and others to discover the therapeutic qualities of America’s public lands.
9 of the coolest bat species in the United States
With hundreds of species, bats are diverse, scientifically fascinating and found all across the country. Check out some of our favorite bat species found in the U.S., what makes them so cool and how we're protecting them.
12 Things You Didn’t Know About Death Valley
Located in both California and Nevada, Death Valley National Park is the largest national park in the lower 48 states and has nearly 1,000 miles of roads that provide access to both popular and remote locations in the park.
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