Overview: National Parks Educational Resources for Kids, Teachers, & Classrooms
The US National Parks are home to some of the most incredible natural treasures in the world. From the America’s first sunrise in Acadia to the blazing hot deserts of Death Valley, the tropical paradise of Virgin Islands to the glacial expanses of Wrangell St. Elias, the dazzling northern lights of Voyageurs to the depths of one of the world’s largest cave systems at Wind Cave.
The national parks are a gift for the generations that need to be cherished and protected for all time.
Here we are compiling an ever-growing library of national parks educational resources for folks interested in learning more and visiting these places.
National Parks Educational Resources: Quick Links
- Complete List of US National Parks (by state & alphabetical)
- All 63 US National Parks Ranked List
- The National Parks of Each State
- What Exactly is a National Park?
- How Many National Parks Are There?
- Things to Do in Each National Park
- National Parks Maps
- National Parks Videos
- National Parks Civil War Sites
- National Parks Revolutionary War Sites
- National Parks Civil Rights Sites
- Environmental Heroes Series
- Best National Parks Books
- Most Visited National Parks
- West Coast National Parks
- East Coast National Parks
Popular National Parks Articles for Education
- Hetch Hetchy: The Epic Environment Battle that Changed America
- A Woman Started the Modern Environmental Movement (Can It Continue?)
- Meet The Real Life Batman & Robin Of The National Parks
- The Bipartisan Era of Environmental Activism
More Helpful National Parks Resources
Best National Parks Ranked: All 63 US National Parks Ranked By Experts
Free Downloadable National Parks Map & List: List & Map of National Parks By State (+ Printable Checklist)
Most Visited National Parks: Top 10 Most Visited US National Parks
Least Visited National Parks: Top 10 Least Visited National Parks
Best East Coast National Parks: Top 10 Best East Coast National Parks Ranked
Best National Park Road Trips: 10 Best National Park Road Trips
Best National Monuments: All 128 US National Monuments Ranked (Best to Worst)
Explore the National Parks
Click on any of the national parks icons below to find more resources for a specific park.