America's Great Outdoors
Our public lands give some of the most spectacular views, like this one of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Now’s your chance to give America’s public lands something in return. This Saturday, join volunteers of all ages by lending a helping hand to spruce up public lands. Find events in your area: www.publiclandsday.orgPhoto by Christina Adele Warburg (www.sharetheexperience.org).

Our public lands give some of the most spectacular views, like this one of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Now’s your chance to give America’s public lands something in return. This Saturday, join volunteers of all ages by lending a helping hand to spruce up public lands. Find events in your area: www.publiclandsday.org

Photo by Christina Adele Warburg (www.sharetheexperience.org)
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Blue sky day on the east side of Glacier yesterday.Photo: National Park Service

Blue sky day on the east side of Glacier yesterday.

Photo: National Park Service

A mom and her cubs in Great Smoky Mountain National Park.Please remember that no matter how cute they look, bears are wild animals and can be dangerous and unpredictable. Do not approach bears or allow them to approach you! This photo was taken with a telephoto lens and cropped to make the bears appear closer than they were. Please see http://www.nps.gov/grsm/naturescience/black-bears.htm bear safety information.
Photo of bears in Cades Cove by Samuel Hobbs.

A mom and her cubs in Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

Please remember that no matter how cute they look, bears are wild animals and can be dangerous and unpredictable. Do not approach bears or allow them to approach you! This photo was taken with a telephoto lens and cropped to make the bears appear closer than they were. Please see http://www.nps.gov/grsm/naturescience/black-bears.htm bear safety information.

Photo of bears in Cades Cove by Samuel Hobbs.

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse at Sunset in Acadia National Park. Photo: Jeremy Stevens (www.sharetheexperience.org)

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse at Sunset in Acadia National Park

Photo: Jeremy Stevens (www.sharetheexperience.org)

Bear Lake, just after sunset, with Hallett Peak in the background, just beginning to be enveloped by clouds in Rocky Mountain National Park.Photo: Glenn Nelson (www.sharetheexperience.org)

Bear Lake, just after sunset, with Hallett Peak in the background, just beginning to be enveloped by clouds in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Photo: Glenn Nelson (www.sharetheexperience.org)

Sunrise and fog over Shenandoah National Park. Did you know this park (and view) are only 75 miles outside of Washington, DC?Photo: Ed Knepley

Sunrise and fog over Shenandoah National Park. Did you know this park (and view) are only 75 miles outside of Washington, DC?

Photo: Ed Knepley

Monument Cove in Acadia National Park. Photo: Sheryl Loesch

Monument Cove in Acadia National Park.

Photo: Sheryl Loesch

This week, Glacier National Park turns 104. Please join us in wishing them a very happy birthday!Photo: Adam Jewell (www.sharetheexperience.org)

This week, Glacier National Park turns 104. Please join us in wishing them a very happy birthday!

Photo: Adam Jewell (www.sharetheexperience.org)

It’s a beautiful morning to reopen the Washington Monument! Join us today as we host our first-ever InstaMeet live from the National Mall! 12 followers of our Instagram account (www.instagram.com/USInterior) will join us in sharing behind the scenes photos and some of the first photos from the top of the Monument with the world. You can join in the conversation by following at #MonuMeet on Instagram and Twitter. Photo: Colin Winterbottom, Trust for the National Mall & the National Park Service.

It’s a beautiful morning to reopen the Washington Monument! Join us today as we host our first-ever InstaMeet live from the National Mall! 12 followers of our Instagram account (www.instagram.com/USInterior) will join us in sharing behind the scenes photos and some of the first photos from the top of the Monument with the world. You can join in the conversation by following at #MonuMeet on Instagram and Twitter.

Photo: Colin Winterbottom, Trust for the National Mall & the National Park Service.

Happy Mother’s Day everyone! We hope you all have as much fun today with your moms as this bison calf is having in Yellowstone National Park.Photo: Linda Dodge (www.sharetheexperience.org).

Happy Mother’s Day everyone! We hope you all have as much fun today with your moms as this bison calf is having in Yellowstone National Park.

Photo: Linda Dodge (www.sharetheexperience.org).