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Learning Opportunities

A ranger showing a sea star to kids
Ranger-led programs offer children and adults alike a close look at sea life. NPS photo

Visiting ocean parks helps you learn first-hand about sea life, ocean ecology, and more. Many parks offer ranger-led programs that introduce you to the animals and plants that live in the sea. Explore the ocean and coastal park finder to locate a park near you.

If you can't get to an ocean park, you can still explore what lies beneath the waves. Here are some websites to get you started:


Educational Resources

Last Updated: January 04, 2017