We’ve got some exciting news for you: the National Park Service is turning 100 years old in 100 days! But the excitement doesn’t stop there – there are so many ways to get in on the celebration and #FindYourPark, o mejor dicho, #EncuentraTuParque this summer.
Here are 4 ideas for joining the fun over the next 100 days:
As we conclude the first full month of spring, we hope you have enjoyed the warmer weather in some of your national parks. As the month of April comes to an end, take a look back at what you might have missed from us.
Trail Talkin’ on the Blog
We rolled into this month by highlighting our support of the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps program that provides learning experiences to both the youth and veterans.
In celebration of National Park Week (April 16 – 24), we pulled together a fun list of ways to #FindYourPark and honor the National Park Service Centennial this year. From our new infographic to national park-inspired gear, these ideas highlight diverse park experiences and the breadth and depth of the National Park System.
Check them out!
1. Plan your own #FindYourPark adventure with our new infographic.
The National Park Service is celebrating its centennial year in 2016, so there’s never been a better time to get out there and find your park. With so many amazing places to choose from (there are over 400 national parks across the country!), how will you decide on your next national park vacation?
In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16) and National Park Week (April 16-24), the National Park Foundation hosted a Twitter chat about supporting national parks. The chat’s theme allowed us to feature great resources from panelists at the National Park Service and Department of the Interior, as well as some of the incredible work being done by our partners at the Student Conservation Association and American Express.
Spring’s promise of warmer weather had us all flocking to national parks! In case you were out enjoying the season in your national parks, here’s what you might’ve missed around here.
Trail Talkin’ on the Blog
In honor of Women’s History Month, we highlighted three women who blazed their own trails.
There is no shortage of inspiration to be found within national parks. You can marvel at the spectacular beauty of their landscapes, learn about the captivating stories they preserve, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritages they celebrate.
Thanks to an extra day this month, February didn’t fly by as quickly as usual! There were plenty of exhilarating posts that went up across our channels. And the top spot on our Instagram account was overtaken with a snapshot of a beautiful and rare phenomenon.
Read on to see a recap of all the happenings around the National Park Foundation this month!
Congratulations! You are the winner of an extra day in this remarkable centennial year of the National Park Service! Nearly every 4 years, you get a magical bonus of 24 hours added to your calendar.