Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
Photos: 68th Department of the Interior Honor Awards Convocation
Secretary Salazar and Deputy Secretary Hayes with Convocation Award Winners. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
Secretary Salazar speaking at the Department of the Interior Honor Awards Convocation. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
Recipients of the Valor Award for the Grand Teton Rescue. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
Secretary Salazar and Deputy Secretary Hayes with the the U.S. Park Police & National Park Service Employees for the work with Occupy DC. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
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Photos from the 68th Department of the Interior Honor Awards Convocation at which 44 awards were presented to Department of the Interior employees and volunteers selected for their service to the department and to the nation.