Students in Yosemite

Discover the Wonder & Science of Nature

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Our mission is to connect young people to the wonder and science of the natural world, igniting self-discovery and inspiring stewardship of our planet. Through our overnight, hands-on environmental science programs, we take more than 30,000 students each year into our national parks to explore the outdoors, connect with their peers, discover themselves and develop a lasting relationship with the environment.

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NatureBridge campus at Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

In the heart of California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range, Yosemite National Park is home to one of the world’s most striking and iconic views—towering granite domes, gushing waterfalls and diverse habitats provide the perfect setting for hands-on environmental science education.

Kids hike in Goga

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Just north of the Golden Gate Bridge in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area sits historic Coastal Miwok land and modern day Marin Headlands. Our historic WWII military campus is surrounded by miles of trails along unique rock formations, through wildflowers, with scenic views of the beach and coastline.

NatureBridge at Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park

Home to alpine ridges, temperate rainforest, and rugged coastline, Olympic National Park boasts three stunning, distinct ecosystems. Amidst it all, the NatureBridge campus sits on the shore of glacially-carved Lake Crescent. Trails lead from the steps of our historic cabins to lush, old growth forest and salmon-filled waterways.

creek in Prince William Forest Park

Prince William Forest Park

Tucked away in the largest green space of the DC Metro Area is a hidden world of tall trees and clear streams. Prince William Forest's unbroken Piedmont forest ecosystem houses miles of trails that run through the park, offering new creeks, lakes, waterfalls and rare flowers at every turn.

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