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Honor our Veterans and enjoy your Federal Lands
America has some incredible men and women who have sacrificed everything to protect the freedoms we enjoy every day. Take a moment and enjoy our slide show showcasing the memorials that honor them.
Spring Into Your Next Adventure
Enjoy our spring photo collection from the Share the Experience Official Federal Recreation Lands Photo Contest.
Experience the Great Outdoors with Recreation.gov
No matter where you want to go or want you want to do, explore America's Great Outdoors on Recreation.gov.
Learn More About The National Wildlife Refuge System
Clean water. Clean air. Unusual and abundant wildlife. World-class recreation. The Refuge System provides and protects it all on 150 million acres of land and water from the Caribbean to the Pacific, Maine to Alaska. There is at least one national wildlife refuge in every state. Click here to learn more!
The Importance of National Marine Sanctuaries
The National Marine Sanctuary System is made up of 14 sites that protect unique natural and cultural resources. Whether the focus is shipwrecks in the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary or Thunder Bay, coral reefs in the Florida Keys, or Humpback Whales in the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, the overall goal of the system is the same: to encourage the public to enjoy these special places while conserving and protecting them for generations to come.
Hiking Half Dome
Park ranger Vickie Mates provides an overview of one of Yosemite's most challenging hikes: Half Dome.
Discover Forests of the Pacific Northwest
This video features time-lapsed video of some of the outstanding National Forests in the Pacific Northwest. Visit the USFS website to learn more about these forests.
Explore America's National Parks
Explore America was produced by the National Parks Promotion Council to inspire everyone to visit America's National Parks.
Summer of Paddling
The Summer of Paddling 2012 is a series of events designed to get Americans outside this summer to enjoy the Mississippi River via canoe or kayak. Visit the SOP 2012 website to learn more about the Summer of Paddling.
Wildlife Across America's Federal Lands
Wildlife photographs taken by previous entrants in the Share the Experience Official Federal Recreation Lands Photo Contest.
Inspiring outdoor adventures and federal recreation through the eyes of Share the Experience Photo Contest entrants over the years.