Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

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:

6 Perfect John Muir Quotes To Inspire Your Wanderlust

How did a Scottish immigrant, fascinated by the natural world and the wild beauty of his new home in America, become synonymous with preservation?

How did one man, who was an eternally-curious student of the interconnectedness of humanity and nature, become America’s most famous naturalist and conservationist?

The answers are immortalized in John Muir’s writing; in the words he penned while experiencing the splendor and healing power of the wilderness; in the timeless truths he shared.

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.