National Parks | Smithsonian feed for National ParksenMon, 22 May 2017 13:56:09 +0000If You Want to See Thousands of Fireflies Light Up at Once, Head to the Great Smoky Mountains firefly mating ritual turns into a synchronized light showFri, 22 Apr 2016 17:04:10 +0000How Thousand-Year-Old Trees Became the New Ivory trees are disappearing from protected national forests around the world. A look inside $100 billion market for stolen woodMon, 22 May 2017 13:56:09 +0000Beautiful Photos from America’s Six Least-Visited National Parks parks are less popular, but no less spectacularWed, 05 Oct 2016 16:26:27 +0000You Can Thank Scientists for the National Park System conservation research and scientific expeditions laid the groundwork and helped to convince the public national parks were a good ideaThu, 01 Sep 2016 12:44:35 +0000Americans Think National Parks Are Worth Way More Than We Spend On Them independent survey finds that although NPS's annual budget is around $3 billion, Americans are willing to pay much moreFri, 15 Jul 2016 13:00:00 +0000Marathoner Sets Out to Run All of America's National Parks Ray's goal: 59 national parks before she turns 40 in four yearsThu, 31 Mar 2016 12:15:00 +0000These Massive Rock Formations Look Just Like Cracked Eggs Badlands’ bizarre eggs bring a bit of Easter to the New Mexico desertFri, 25 Mar 2016 15:01:08 +0000Visit the Only Village Inside the Grand Canyon is so remote, mail is delivered by mule trainThu, 19 Nov 2015 15:13:57 +0000