Helping America's National Parks
Every Kid In A Park
Thanks to this new initiative, all 4th graders and their families will be invited to visit our country’s outdoor treasures anytime they like during the 2015-2016 school year…free of charge!
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Our national parks protect more than 18,000 miles of trails. NPF’s Active Trails program promotes healthy lifestyles, sustainability and volunteerism, while also protecting these precious resources. Learn more »
DISCOVER AMERICA’S BEAUTIFUL NATIONAL PARKS
Yellowstone National Park covers 2,221,766 acres and is the world’s first national park, signed into law in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant, who declared it be set aside “… for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.
A powerful and inspiring landscape, the Grand Canyon overwhelms our senses through its immense size; 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and a mile (1.6km) deep.