Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor
“It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us - that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion…”
~PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN
NOVEMBER 19, 1863
In honor of the 2014 National Park Week theme, we’re excited to “Go Wild” and share a new infographic with you! From diverse wildlife, iconic landscapes, vibrant culture, and rich history, the national parks truly showcase and protect the best of our national treasures.
Take a look, learn something new, and share the knowledge with your friends and family! And happy National Park Week!
After months of irresistible teasers and adorable trailers, Disneynature’s BEARS has finally arrived! Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure shares the epic story of one brave mama bear and her two impressionable cubs as they learn some of life’s most important lessons. One thing’s certain: audiences across the country are falling in love with this very special bear family.
From 1997 to 2001, the National Park Service was led by its 15th Director – a leader who was unanimously confirmed and proudly served as the first African American Director of the NPS. As part of our continuing celebration of National African American History Month, we spoke with Director Robert G. Stanton and asked him to reminisce about his inspiring career.
We’re excited to celebrate Presidents Day this year, especially since the grand occasion calls for another stretch of fee-free days! Do you have any plans for visiting a national park that pays homage to a great American leader of yesteryear?
Get creative, get adventurous, and get a copy of the latest edition of our Owner’s Guide, “I Heart Parks!” The new FREE guide is filled with ideas and inspiration on what to do and see at 15 of the most picturesque parks across the country.
With just one week to go, you may be putting some serious brainpower into how best to impress your outdoorsy valentine this year. It can be challenging to find the perfect gift, but we’re here to help!
Did you hear the news? America’s national parks will offer free admission on nine days during 2014. Get out your calendar, save the dates and start planning your national park adventures today!