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Dec 19, 2017, 12:27 ET La National Park Foundation comienza el 50o. año de apoyo al Sistema de Parques Nacionales

Una innumerable cantidad de personas, senderos y paisajes amados, edificios históricos y objetos valiosos se han beneficiado gracias a los...


Dec 18, 2017, 15:44 ET National Park Foundation Kicks Off 50th Year of Supporting the National Park System

Countless individuals, beloved trails and landscapes, historic buildings, and treasured artifacts have benefited from the tireless efforts of the...


Nov 28, 2017, 10:37 ET First Family to Light National Christmas Tree November 30 in President's Park

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump accompanied by members of the first family will help ring in the holiday season by lighting...


Nov 21, 2017, 09:47 ET Kathie Lee Gifford & Dean Cain to Host the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting

Kathie Lee Gifford and Dean Cain will host the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting taking place November 30 on the Ellipse at President's Park,...


Nov 16, 2017, 15:28 ET @GoParks & @Subaru_usa Show Love for National Parks with Share the Love Event

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, 2017, 15:07 ET The Beach Boys, Wynonna, and The Texas Tenors Added to the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting Lineup

The Beach Boys, Wynonna, and three-time Emmy Award® winners, The Texas Tenors will perform at the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting taking...


Nov 02, 2017, 15:07 ET Craig Campbell & Us The Duo to Perform at the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting

Earlier this week, lottery entrants found out if they won free tickets to attend the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting taking place November 30...


Oct 17, 2017, 17:53 ET La National Park Foundation lanza un nuevo fondo de ayuda para desastres

En un esfuerzo por ayudar a satisfacer las necesidades urgentes de los parques nacionales devastados por los recientes desastres naturales, y...


Oct 17, 2017, 10:50 ET National Park Foundation Launches New Disaster Relief Fund

In an effort to help meet the urgent needs of national parks devastated by the recent natural disasters and knowing that other catastrophic events...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:56 ET 15 Ways to See Multiple National Parks In Just 3 Days [GUIDE]

Combining visits to well-known national parks with some lesser-known treasures, the National Park Foundation's new "Road Trippin'" guide inspires...


Oct 10, 2017, 15:43 ET National Christmas Tree Lighting Ticket Lottery Opens This Week

Win tickets to attend the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting, which takes place November 30 on the Ellipse at President's Park (White House), by...


Sep 13, 2017, 14:07 ET 5 Dates to Remember for the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting

As you start making your holiday plans, be sure the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse at President's Park (White House) is on...


Sep 10, 2017, 15:37 ET "Soundbreaking" for Flight 93 National Memorial's Tower of Voices Marks Final Major Phase of Construction of Memorial's Original Design

In partnership with the Families and Friends of Flight 93 and the National Park Foundation, Flight 93 National Memorial will break ground (and...


Aug 29, 2017, 13:03 ET Win @GoParks' Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks Adventure for Four [SWEEPSTAKES]

You can enter to win a trip-of-a-lifetime to Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks thanks to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of...


Aug 10, 2017, 08:02 ET New Science Education Program Brings National Parks to Classrooms Thanks to $1 Million Veverka Family Foundation Gift

Teachers and students across the country will have the opportunity to participate in a new science education program, Citizen Science 2.0 in...


Jul 25, 2017, 08:02 ET Middle Emerald Pools Trail at Zion National Park To Be Restored Thanks to $1 Million Eccles Foundation Grant

The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation has awarded the National Park Foundation a $1 million grant – the largest private contribution...


Jun 15, 2017, 09:32 ET American Express Announces Grant to the National Park Foundation to Capture and Share the History of Stonewall National Monument

American Express today announced a $100,000 grant to the National Park Foundation's Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks for...


May 04, 2017, 10:10 ET 11 Striking Images Win @GoParks 2016 Photo Contest

A close-up of a curious green tree frog peeking out from its marsh habitat in Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in southern Texas is the grand prize...


Apr 19, 2017, 11:02 ET Multi-Year Partnership Supports Technology and Expands Sustainable Travel in America's National Parks

Calling on the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship of Thomas Edison, the first of up to 100 electric vehicle charging stations in national...


Apr 18, 2017, 09:04 ET El National Park Service y la National Park Foundation lanzan Parks 101, revelando historias que nunca habías escuchado sobre los parques nacionales, en celebración de la Semana del Parque Nacional

Resulta que los parques nacionales abarcan mucho más de lo que pensabas. Conjuntamente con la Semana del Parque Nacional de este año, que se...


Apr 17, 2017, 11:26 ET National Park Service and National Park Foundation Launch Parks 101, Uncovering National Park Stories You've Never Heard Before To Celebrate National Park Week

Turns out there's a lot more to national parks than you thought. In conjunction with this year's National Park Week from April 15 through 23, the...


Apr 13, 2017, 09:53 ET 8 Ways to Support National Parks During National Park Week

With all the excitement surrounding National Park Week taking place April 15 through 23, the National Park Foundation (NPF) and its partners have...


Feb 02, 2017, 09:33 ET 21 New National Park Projects Promote Community Building & Exploration

Twenty-one new projects at national parks across the country will give kids and adults the opportunity to come together with their neighbors to...


Dec 19, 2016, 16:37 ET National Park Service Celebrates Centennial Success, Looks Ahead to Building on Momentum of 2016

On the heels of President Obama's signing of the National Park Service Centennial Act, today the National Park Service and the National Park...


Dec 12, 2016, 14:16 ET Important Habitat in Grand Teton National Park Preserved

Today the National Park Service purchased a 640-acre tract of land within Grand Teton National Park from the State of Wyoming. The purchase was...