Happy Earth Day fellow road warriors! Though most national parks are closed during the pandemic, that shouldn’t keep you from celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day!
Google Arts & Culture has brought us the hidden world of national parks. From Alaska to Florida, take a virtual tour of our nation’s most treasured gems. These videos are truly remarkable, transforming your screen into an entirely natural and awe-inspiring world. Explore volcanoes, fjords, the desert southwest and so much more below. If you didn’t know, it’s National Park Week! To celebrate we teamed up with She Explores for the ultimate giveaway. Here’s how you can enter to win an Annual National Park Pass.
Fun facts about Earth Day: The give-back holiday was established in 1970, activating 20 million folks from all walks of life to focus on one common goal – starting the conversation about our environmental issues and creating change through legislation and community. Over one billion people around the globe now celebrate the international holiday. To join the world’s largest environmental movement, click here.
KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK | ALASKA
Click here for a tour of mountains, glaciers and lagoons.
DRY TORTUGAS NATIONAL PARK | FLORIDA
Click here for an underwater tour of a coral reef island and a 19th-century fort.
HAWAI’I VOLCANOS NATIONAL PARK | HAWAII
Click here for a tour of volcanos, lava and tropical forest.
BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK | UTAH
Click here for a tour of red rock formations and stargazing.
TAKE A VIRTUAL WALKING TOUR OF THESE NATIONAL PARKS
Click here to take a walking tour of the following national parks:
– Yosemite National Park
– Yellowstone National Park
– Grand Canyon National Park
– Arches National Park
– Channel Islands National Park
– Glacier National Park
– Olympic National Park
– Redwood National Park
– Carlsbad Caverns National Park
– Pinnacles National Park
– Mammoth Cave National Park
– Everglades National Park
– Mesa Verde National Park
What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day? Leave us a comment in the section below sharing how you’re showing love for our natural world on this special day.