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.
Secretary Jewell Visits Crissy Field in San Francisco, California
Secretary Jewell introduces a Public-Private initiative to engage the next generation on public lands. Jewell addressed the crowd at Crissy Field. Photo: US Department of the Interior
Secretary Jewell was joined at Crissy Field by local youth conservation corp members. Photo: US Department of the Interior
Secretary Jewell shakes hands with conservation corp volunteers at Crissy Field. Photo: US Department of the Interior
After the announcement, Secretary Jewell participated in a service experience with young members of local conservation corps. Photo: US Department of the Interior
Secretary Jewell volunteers alongside local conservation corps members at Crissy Field in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Photo: US Department of the Interior
On November 7th Secretary Jewell announced a new initiative to engage the next generation through education, employment, and volunteer opportunities on public lands. She was joined by leaders in San Franciso's business, health, education, and conservation communities for the announcement and for a service project at Crissy Field in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.