Jonathan Jarvis, Director, National Park Service

Last year was a record-setting one for the National Park Service, with visitation at an all time high. More than 290 million people traipsed through the Nationa...

Last year was a record-setting one for the National Park Service, with visitation at an all time high. More than 290 million people traipsed through the National Parks last year — the highest total since 1987. And with 2016 marking the parks’ centennial celebration, that number might rise. How is the Park Service coping with all the wear and tear? Jonathan Jarvis, the 18th director of the National Park Service, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on the parks, and the new push to attract visitors.

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