National Parks Week

Check out National Parks Week from April 16-24. The celebration includes free entry to any National Park, a Junior Ranger kickoff day and Earth Day stewardship opportunities.
The Mountaineers The Mountaineers
April 16, 2016

Happy National Park Week! This April 16-24 we celebrate National Park Week by about making connections, exploring amazing places, and discovering open spaces in our National Parks. To help you celebrate, the National Park Service is giving you free entry to National Parks this week!  

The celebration kicks off today with National Junior Ranger Day. Nationwide, kids will be taking part in fun programs to earn a junior ranger badge or become a Centennial Junior Ranger.

On
Earth Day, April 22, you can roll up your sleeves and pitch in with a project. Find a park where you can help

Need inspiration to explore? Learn about Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell's personal connection to Mt. Rainier National Park.

Need even more inspiration? 

Check out  our CEO Tom Vogl and his wife getting after it at Mount Rainier National Park on April 16.

Tom Vogl at Mount Rainier

Happy 100 Years National Parks

The park service is also celebrating it's 100th Birthday in 2016. We're excited to celebrate the Centennial of the National Park Service and the 110-year anniversary of The Mountaineers this year!  

Visit the NPS site to learn more about events and activities happening during National Park Week.