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100 Days Until The Big 100

The National Park Service is Turning 100

We’ve got some exciting news for you: the National Park Service is turning 100 years old in 100 days! But the excitement doesn’t stop there – there are so many ways to get in on the celebration and #FindYourPark, o mejor dicho, #EncuentraTuParque this summer.

Here are 4 ideas for joining the fun over the next 100 days:

7 Ways To #FindYourPark During National Park Week

In celebration of National Park Week (April 16 – 24), we pulled together a fun list of ways to #FindYourPark and honor the National Park Service Centennial this year. From our new infographic to national park-inspired gear, these ideas highlight diverse park experiences and the breadth and depth of the National Park System.

Check them out!

1. Plan your own #FindYourPark adventure with our new infographic.

Supporting Your Parks Twitter Chat

In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16) and National Park Week (April 16-24), the National Park Foundation hosted a Twitter chat about supporting national parks. The chat’s theme allowed us to feature great resources from panelists at the National Park Service and Department of the Interior, as well as some of the incredible work being done by our partners at the Student Conservation Association and American Express.

Presenting The Centennial Project Grand Prize Winners

The Centennial Project contest winners have been announced!

More than 5,400 creative submissions were entered into The Centennial Project contest from late March to early September – spanning songs, photos, paintings, poems, and videos. Five grand prize winners, 45 first prize winners, and 50 second prize winners were selected from a pool of 240 finalists through public voting on