Everyday we hear words like “sustainable”, "eco friendly", and “green” from conscious brands to social activists and political leaders. We hear these words frequently because they matter. And because when enough of us say them together, things change. Yet there are moments when words alone somehow fail to evoke the imagination that should be inspired by our planet or the urgency that our current state of environmental affairs should leave with us. 

For anyone who needs a little reminder of what “going green” is all about, this summer is the 100th anniversary of The National Park Service. To celebrate, we’ve collected a gallery of breathtaking views from our US National Parks. So let’s agree to put aside words for a minute and just agree that these views are worth protecting.