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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 20, 2016, 08:00 ET Coleman Releases Commemorative Line for National Park Service Centennial

 The Coleman Company, Inc., leader in equipping people to enjoy the great outdoors, has announced an exclusive line of limited edition,...


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...


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...