Today the national parks face a daunting array of challenges, from land development and climate change to budget shortfalls and the changing culture of America itself.
Learn about the relationship between the National Geographic Society and the formation of the U.S. national parks.
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2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest
Show us your best photos of nature, cities, and people from your travels around the world.