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Nov 28, 2016, 16:28 ET President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to Light National Christmas Tree December 1 at President's Park

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will help wrap the National Park Service Centennial celebrations when they officially light...


Nov 23, 2016, 14:46 ET Eva Longoria to Host 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting & Marc Anthony Added to Star-Studded Lineup

Eva Longoria will host the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony and Marc Anthony, Afro Blue, and the Airmen of Note will join...


Nov 18, 2016, 09:48 ET @GoParks & @Subaru_usa Invite You to Share the Love for National Parks

People across the country will have the opportunity to support their more than 400 national parks whenever they buy or lease a new Subaru vehicle,...


Nov 16, 2016, 11:03 ET The Lumineers, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood to Dazzle the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting

The Lumineers, Garth Brooks, and Trisha Yearwood have been added to the lineup for the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. They...


Oct 13, 2016, 15:26 ET Joseph Gordon-Levitt's hitRECord Releases Songs and Campfire Stories Inspired by America's National Parks

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's collaborative platform, hitRECord, and the National Park Foundation continue to celebrate the National Park Service...


Oct 06, 2016, 15:11 ET James Taylor Added to 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Talent Lineup

 James Taylor has been added to the lineup for the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. Find out who else has been announced...


Oct 05, 2016, 16:02 ET $2.5 Million Donation Preserves White House Kitchen Garden

The White House Kitchen Garden will be maintained and preserved into the future, thanks to a $2.5 million donation from the Burpee Foundation and...


Sep 22, 2016, 10:03 ET Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson & Yolanda Adams Cap Off National Park Service Centennial With Performances At The 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting

#FindYourPark with holiday performances by Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, and Yolanda Adams on December 1 as the National Park Service caps off...


Sep 15, 2016, 05:30 ET 8 ganadores seleccionados para el concurso @GoParks de expedición al Parque Nacional Yosemite y parques nacionales del área de la Bahía de San Francisco

Ocho personalidades diversas e influyentes en las redes sociales, únicas en ubicación geográfica, intereses y bagaje cultural,...


Sep 14, 2016, 12:56 ET 8 Winners Selected For @GoParks Expedition Contest To Yosemite And San Francisco Bay Area National Parks

 Eight diverse social media influencers – unique in geographic locations, interests, and backgrounds – have won an unforgettable...


Sep 12, 2016, 09:33 ET New Parks Program to Support Post-9/11 Veterans

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has elevated its commitment to veterans across the nation with the announcement of its philanthropic grants to the...


Sep 01, 2016, 11:43 ET 250,000 4th Graders To Visit National Parks Thanks To @GoParks' $2.4 Million Funding

250,000 fourth graders will have the opportunity to visit national parks in the 2016-2017 school year, thanks to 129 grants from the National Park...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:53 ET Roxanne Quimby and Family Gifts $80 Million of Land and Support for Designation of New Park in Celebration of National Park Service Centennial

Today, President Obama announced the designation of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument as America's 413th unit of the National Park...


Aug 10, 2016, 08:32 ET National Park Service Illuminates 100 Years From Brooklyn Bridge Park With One World Trade Center, Bill Nye, Questlove, And Secretary Jewell For The #FindYourPark Movement

On August 22, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will illuminate the iconic New York City skyline, continuing the...


Aug 10, 2016, 08:32 ET El Servicio de Parques Nacionales ilumina sus 100 años desde el Parque del Puente de Brooklyn con One World Trade Center, Bill Nye, Questlove y la secretaria del Interior Jewell para el Movimiento #FindYourPark

El 22 de agosto, el Servicio de Parques Nacionales y la Fundación de Parques Nacionales iluminarán el icónico panorama urbano de la...


Jul 20, 2016, 14:32 ET Multi-Million Dollar Donation Spurs Restoration Of National Park Trails In Washington State

A $2 million gift to the National Park Foundation from philanthropists Mike and Sue Raney, and an additional $1 million from The REI Foundation, is...


Jul 14, 2016, 11:22 ET National Parks To Celebrate Latino Conservation Week

 Visit a national park during Latino Conservation Week and camp under the stars, go canoeing, or participate in sunset walks! Many events are...


Jul 11, 2016, 16:07 ET La expedición @GoParks motiva a un público de enorme diversidad a la experiencia #EncuentraTuParque [CONCURSO]

 La aventura de recorrer el Parque Nacional de Yosemite y otros parques nacionales en el área de la Bahía de San Francisco espera a...


Jul 11, 2016, 12:46 ET @GoParks Expedition Inspires Diverse Audiences To #FindYourPark [CONTEST]

 An adventure to Yosemite National Park and a variety of national parks in the San Francisco Bay Area awaits eight lucky millennial online...


Jul 06, 2016, 12:18 ET Win @GoParks' Grand Canyon Rail Adventure For Two [SWEEPSTAKES]

You can enter to win a trip-of-a-lifetime to Grand Canyon National Park thanks to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's...


Jun 30, 2016, 10:02 ET National Park Foundation Announces Study Determining Value of America's National Parks to be $92 Billion

Today, the National Park Foundation (NPF) announced the first-ever study providing a comprehensive economic valuation of America's national parks...


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...