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Dec 22, 2015, 09:38 ET
National Park Foundation.

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
National Park Foundation.

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
National Park Foundation.

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
National Park Foundation.

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
National Park Foundation.

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...

Nov 12, 2015, 09:38 ET
National Park Foundation.

2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting Adds Crosby, Stills & Nash, Aloe Blacc, Kelsea Ballerini, And Joyous String Quartet To Lineup

 Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famers David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash; Grammy-nominated singer Aloe Blacc; chart-topping...

Nov 05, 2015, 09:38 ET
National Park Foundation.

@GoParks And @NationalParkService Announce Fall Out Boy, Andra Day, Tori Kelly, And Trombone Shorty To Perform At The 93rd Annual @TheNationalTree Lighting

 Multi-platinum selling artists Fall Out Boy; retro-pop-soul singer Andra Day; singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tori...

Oct 08, 2015, 17:32 ET
National Park Foundation.

2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting Will Be December 3

 The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, are excited to announce the date...

Sep 29, 2015, 09:02 ET
Explore 24+ #NationalParks near cities w/ @GoPark's free guide nationalparks.org

Explore 24+ National Parks Near 24 U.S. Cities [GUIDE]

 Profiling 24 national parks in 24 major U.S. cities, the National Park Foundation's new "Urban Playgrounds" guide provides stunning images,...

Sep 24, 2015, 11:09 ET

Seleccionan a los ocho ganadores del concurso de expedición @GoParks, que vincula a diversas audiencias con los parques nacionales

Ocho individuos de todo el país han ganado una semana de aventura, gracias a la Fundación de Parques Nacionales (National Park...

Sep 24, 2015, 10:33 ET
National Park Foundation.

8 Winners Selected for @GoParks Expedition Contest Connecting Diverse Audiences To National Parks

Eight individuals from across the country have won a week-long adventure, thanks to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's...

Sep 01, 2015, 13:57 ET
National Park Foundation.

National Park Foundation To Support White House Youth Initiative "Every Kid In A Park"

 In support of the White House youth initiative Every Kid in a Park, the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's...

Aug 26, 2015, 07:08 ET

99 formas de #EncuentraTuParque y de celebrar el 99 cumpleaños del @NatlParkService

 Esta semana, el Servicio de Parques Nacionales cumplió 99 años. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140324/DC89075LOGO Para...

Aug 20, 2015, 17:23 ET
National Park Foundation

99 Ways To #FindYourPark And Celebrate The @NatlParkService's 99th Birthday

On August 25, the National Park Service turns 99 years old. And everyone is getting a present: free admission! But the excitement doesn't stop...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:34 ET

@GoParks Expedition conecta a audiencias diversas a los Parques Nacionales de los Estados Unidos [CONCURSO]

  La Fundación de Parques Nacionales (National Park Foundation), la institución benéfica oficial de los parques nacionales...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:08 ET
National Park Foundation.

@GoParks Expedition Connects Diverse Audiences To America's National Parks [CONTEST]

  The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced today that the call for applicants...

Jun 29, 2015, 17:20 ET
Crater Lake National Park, National Park Foundation's Share the Experience photo contest, photo by Robert Sappington.

12 Refreshing Ways to Beat the Heat in National Parks

Summer finally arrived, bringing with it soaring temperatures and a stifling grip on the forecast. But it also means the kids are out of school,...

Jun 25, 2015, 11:34 ET
The National Park Foundation shares 4 Ultimate National Park Road Trips

4 Ultimate 'Find Your Park' Road Trips [Infographic]

 If you could go on a national park road trip, where would you go? With more than 400 national parks and thousands of historic and...

Jun 17, 2015, 10:44 ET
National Park Foundation

9 Unforgettable National Park Activities to Enjoy July 4th Weekend

The summer's first long weekend is just around the corner! Have you given any thought to how you'll enjoy your national parks this July 4...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:08 ET
National Park Foundation.

National Park Foundation Appoints Will Shafroth as President and CEO

 The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, today announced that its board of directors has named Will...