WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 national parks. Launched today in celebration of the National Park Service Centennial and the Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement, the National Park Foundation's "Centennial Summer Sweepstakes" will run through August 1, 2016. To learn more and enter to win, please visit www.nationalparks.org/sweepstakes.
The winner of the Centennial Summer Sweepstakes will receive a scenic, six-day Amtrak Vacations Grand Canyon Getaway package for two. Highlights include roundtrip Amtrak tickets from Chicago, three nights' hotel accommodations, a Motorcoach Rim Tour of the Grand Canyon, and a ride on the historic Grand Canyon Railway – a truly unique and memorable way to explore this iconic national park. In addition, the winner will receive two Southwest Airlines gift cards and two National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes to enjoy public lands for the entire year.
The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. To increase their chances of winning, individuals may enter once per day through August 1, 2016.
Launched in March 2015, Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque is a public awareness and education movement to inspire people from all backgrounds to connect with, celebrate, and support America's national parks and community-based programs. Celebrating the National Park Service Centennial and setting the stage for the Service's next 100 years, #FindYourPark invites people to discover and share their own unique connections to our nation's natural landscapes, vibrant culture, and rich history.
As part of its commitment to the National Park Service Centennial and strengthening our national treasures for the next 100 years, the National Park Foundation offers many ways to support America's national parks. From national park-inspired gear, to commemorative coins, to its $350 million Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks, there are a variety of unique ways to honor and protect the legacy of these special places.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION
The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America's national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service. Chartered by Congress in 1967, the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help PROTECT more than 84 million acres of national parks through critical conservation and preservation efforts, CONNECT all Americans with their incomparable natural landscapes, vibrant culture and rich history, and INSPIRE the next generation of park stewards. In 2016, commemorating the National Park Service's 100th anniversary, the Foundation launched The Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks, a $350 million comprehensive fundraising campaign to strengthen and enhance the future of these national treasures for the next hundred years. Find out more and become a part of the national park community at www.nationalparks.org.
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