If you’re like me, you’re probably getting a little antsy. Maybe you’ve missed a spring camping trip you had planned. Maybe you feel unsure about venturing out onto the trails again. But you’re probably missing those outdoor moments that make you feel alive—the mind-exploding sunsets, or calm-inducing wave sets on the beach. If you’re at home but craving nature, check out these nine nature webcams. It’s certainly not the same as feeling the breeze on your face and smelling freshly rained-on pine needles, but it might just be the reminder you need that nature is still out there, and we’ll be out in it again.
High camp cams come on later in the summer, but for now you can spy the view from Paradise.
If you need a good sunset moment, load up this webcam and enjoy.
Check out conditions and views from the weather station on top of the tallest peak in the northeastern United States.
At 11,796’, this cam shows remote windswept alpine tundra. Deep snow drifts cover much of Trail Ridge Road, which remains closed until late May.
Watch the light change on the magnificent Diamond of Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Watch the weather from the American Alpine Club Grand Teton Climbers' Ranch at the base of the Grand Teton.
Choose from a few different cams to watch live broadcasts of the ambassador wolves.
Take in the glory of Glacier National Park from the comfort of your own home.
The Great Smoky Mountains spread in every direction from this cam.