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See America First: Public Opinion and National Parks

The National Parks Service is 100 this year. To celebrate, go camping – or take a look back at over sixty years of polling about our national parks.

In the Good Old Summertime - or Overtime?

As the summer begins, Americans plan to enjoy their summer vacations, a time for swimming, sunning, relaxing and - checking work emails? What polling tells us about vacation in America.

Back to Nature, Visiting or not visiting our national parks 2001

Public Perspective, July/August 2001. ...

Football is FAN-tastic 2000

Public Perspective, January/February 2000. ...

Related Data

Native Americans: Debate Over the Washington Redskins' Name Change

This survey highlights the issues related to the professional football team in the Washington, D.C. metro area that calls itself the Washington Redskins. 

The Miller Lite Report on American Attitudes Toward Sports

How important is it that girls, and boys, participate in sports growing up? 

Charts & graphics

Americans’ Favorite Ice Cream Toppings

Americans’ Favorite Ice Cream Toppings

Americans’ Favorite Ice Cream Flavors

Americans’ Favorite Ice Cream Flavors

Attitudes about Disney

Attitudes about Disney

Viewership of online cat videos

Viewership of online cat videos

Public Opinion on Elvis

Public Opinion on Elvis

Americans Identifying as Soccer Fans, by Age

Americans Identifying as Soccer Fans, by Age

How Americans Like Their Hamburgers Cooked

How Americans Like Their Hamburgers Cooked

Indy 500

Indy 500

Public Attitudes about Academy Awards

Public Attitudes about Academy Awards

Most wanted superpower

Most wanted superpower

Who was Johannes Gutenberg?

Who was Johannes Gutenberg?

Infographic: Beatles (band)

Infographic: Beatles

Are you a Peanuts fan?

Are you a Peanuts fan?

Favorite World Series moment

Favorite World Series moment

Who should write a new national anthem?

Who should write a new national anthem?

Infographic: Football by the Numbers

Infographic: Football by the Numbers