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Jun 24, 2016, 14:13 ET National Park Foundation To Help Raise $2M To Support America's Newest National Park: Stonewall National Monument

 Today, timed with the President's designation of Stonewall National Monument during LGBT Pride Month, the National Park Foundation announced...


Jun 21, 2016, 09:27 ET National Park Foundation Names Lise Aangeenbrug To Role Of Executive Vice President

This week, Will Shafroth, president of the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, welcomed Lise Aangeenbrug to...


Jun 08, 2016, 10:32 ET Chicago Gets Jazzed Up New Orleans-Style With Oscar And Grammy Winning Artist Common For @NatlParkService Centennial Celebration

CHICAGO, June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 11, 2016, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will partner with...


May 09, 2016, 10:34 ET Joseph Gordon-Levitt's HitRECord Releases Adult Coloring Book And Limited-Edition Apparel Inspired By America's National Parks

 The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, is excited to announce the first roll-out of creative projects...


May 03, 2016, 19:00 ET Los Parques Nacionales llevan la experiencia del parque a Austin para celebrar el centenario del @NatlParkService

AUSTIN, Texas, 3 de mayo de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Como parte de la celebración de su centenario, el National Park...


May 03, 2016, 11:32 ET National Parks Take The Park Experience To Austin In Celebration Of The @NatlParkService Centennial

 As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, the National Park Service will partner with the National Park Foundation to launch a series...


Apr 28, 2016, 10:03 ET 11 Amateur Photographers Win @GoParks Contest For Stunning Images Of National Parks & Public Lands

 A dramatic sunrise in a remote location at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah is the grand prize winner of the 2015 Share the...


Apr 19, 2016, 19:47 ET #EncuentraTuParque de estas 7 maneras durante la Semana de los Parques Nacionales [Infografía]

Una nueva lista, que incluye una infografía, está ayudando a las personas de todos los orígenes y con distintos intereses a...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:21 ET 7 Ways To #FindYourPark During National Park Week [Infographic]

 A new listicle, including an eye-catching infographic, is helping people from all backgrounds with varying interests find their park, thanks...


Apr 15, 2016, 10:23 ET Win A Yellowstone & Grand Teton Adventure [SWEEPSTAKES]

 You can enter to win a trip-of-a-lifetime to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks thanks to the National Park Foundation, the official...


Apr 14, 2016, 19:22 ET Viva la experiencia acústica de los parques nacionales gracias al nuevo PSA de Feliz Cumpleaños en @NatlParkService y @GoParks

Inspiradas en las diversas vistas y sonidos de los parques nacionales, las entidades National Park Service y National Park Foundation presentan con...


Apr 14, 2016, 10:43 ET Experience Sounds of National Parks In New Happy Birthday PSA From @NatlParkService & @GoParks

Inspired by the diverse sights and sounds of national parks, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation are proud to release a new...


Apr 12, 2016, 12:41 ET David Rubenstein Donates $1 Million To National Park Foundation To Repair And Restore Newly Designated Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument

Today, timed with the President's designation of the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument on National Equal Pay Day, the National Park...


Mar 24, 2016, 12:03 ET Limited Edition 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service Commemorative Coins Now Available For Purchase

 The National Park Foundation, the National Park Service, and the United States Mint announced today that limited edition coins honoring the...


Mar 23, 2016, 17:29 ET Entrada libre de costo y festividades para todo el mundo durante la Semana de los Parques Nacionales del 16 al 24 de abril

A medida que el Servicio de Parques Nacionales (National Park Service o NPS por sus siglas en inglés) celebra 100 años de proteger y...


Mar 23, 2016, 11:21 ET Free Admission And Festivities For All During National Park Week April 16-24

 As the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates 100 years of protecting and preserving the nation's parks and monuments, all Americans are...


Feb 17, 2016, 12:43 ET @NatlParkService & @GoParks Announce 5 Grand Prize Winners For The Centennial Project Contest

 Five grand prize winners' submissions will inspire National Park Service Centennial Ambassadors Bill Nye (scientist), Bella Thorne (Alvin...


Feb 15, 2016, 09:47 ET National Park Foundation Announces $350 Million Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks

 Today, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, publicly launched its $350 million Centennial Campaign...


Feb 15, 2016, 09:32 ET David Rubenstein Donates $18.5 Million to the National Park Foundation to Restore the Lincoln Memorial

 The ideals and values of our nation's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, will be honored and shared for generations to come thanks to an $18.5...


Feb 08, 2016, 09:38 ET 25 New Projects Getting More Kids & Adults Active In National Parks

 More than two dozen new projects at national parks across the country will give kids and adults the opportunity to participate in recreation...


Dec 22, 2015, 09:38 ET 140,000+ 4th Graders To Visit Public Lands Thanks To @GoParks' $1.1 Million Funding

More than 140,000 kids will have the opportunity to visit federal public lands and waters in the 2015-2016 school year, thanks to 186...


Dec 02, 2015, 09:38 ET President Obama And First Family To Light National Christmas Tree December 3 At President's Park

 The First Family will officially light the National Christmas Tree during the 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting, presented by the National...


Dec 01, 2015, 14:01 ET Reese Witherspoon To Host 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting And Bellamy Young Added To Star-Studded Lineup

 Academy Award-winner Reese Witherspoon will host the 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting, presented by the National Park Service...


Nov 24, 2015, 09:38 ET 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting To Star Miss Piggy As Special Guest

Miss Piggy, star of ABC's "The Muppets," will make a special appearance during the 2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting, presented by the...


Nov 23, 2015, 13:22 ET 135,000+ Kids Will Visit National Parks Thanks To @GoParks' $801,488 Funding

 More than 135,000 kids will have the opportunity to visit national parks in the 2015-2016 school year thanks to 113 grants from the...