Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Views of the National Parks

Screenshot taken from Views website's "Badlands" page

Views of the National Parks (Views) is a program of the National Park Service that presents the vast natural, cultural, and historical resources of our national parks through an info-laden, interactive website. Users can select a specific park and explore countless pages filled with maps, park history, and indispensable suggestions on how to plan your future visits.  Educators may choose to access the "Teacher's Lounge" and select lesson plans or explore suggestions of countless other park-related topics.  The site also offers users the option to navigate by choosing subjects related to our National Parks, such as Air Quality, Storms, and Paleontology. 

Take a moment and navigate around the website, experience the rich visual feast, and perhaps plan for your next summer vacation visit to one of our national treasures.