National Park Week will be celebrated from April 16th – 24th and all national parks are offering free admission to celebrate. This is the nation’s largest celebration of its heritage. On that week, the National Park Service and National Park Foundation invite you to celebrate the culture, innovation, and natural aspects that the more than 400 national parks have to offer. Now more than ever, National Park Week is important as the National Park Service is turning the big-100 this August.
Many people don’t realize there’s a park in their backyard! Find one at http://findyourpark.com/find and learn about fun activities to partake in at a variety of local national parks.
To celebrate the birthday, the National Park Service and National Park Foundation launched the Find Your Park movement, which encourages everyone to get up, get out there and find your park no matter what your interest. From iconic landscapes and picturesque seashores, to vibrant culture and rich history, our national parks have something for everyone.
A variety of events are planned such as Four for Fourth: Every Kid in a Park Activity Day, Junior Ranger Day, Recovery of Bald Eagles and much more.
And don’t forget The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016! The Centennial will kick off a second century of stewardship of America’s national parks and engaging communities through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation programs. Join the celebration to explore, learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in over 400 national parks. Search for centennial events and celebrations at http://findyourpark.com/find#centennial_events.
For more information about National Park week, visit http://findyourpark.com/find.