April 2016: In Case You Missed It

April 30, 2016Brian Q. ClayNPF Blog

As we conclude the first full month of spring, we hope you have enjoyed the warmer weather in some of your national parks. As the month of April comes to an end, take a look back at what you might have missed from us.

Trail Talkin’ on the Blog

We rolled into this month by highlighting our support of the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps program that provides learning experiences to both the youth and veterans.

Group of youth standing with shovels in Rocky Mountain National Park

21st Century Conservation Service Corps, Rocky Mountain National Park

Dawn Kish

With the help of our partners, we hosted a live Twitter chat ahead of National Park Week and had #FindYourPark trending around the country!  

With over 400 national parks around the country to choose from, check out our latest infographic as you decide which one grabs your attention.

Mikah Meyer sitting on during a hike, overlooking a valley of green forest

Loyal national park road tripper Mikah Meyer has set out to visit all 400+ of our national parks.

With the celebration of National Park Week upon us, we provided a list of seven fun ways to #FindYourPark.

We commemorated naturalist John Muir’s birthday by looking back at a few of his most memorable quotes that'll inspire your wanderlust.

Take a look back some of the winning photos submitted in our 2015 Share The Experience contest.

Travel Ideas

This month’s travel ideas featured five of our best kept national park secrets and the beautiful wonders of Natural Bridges National Monument.

Natural Bridges National Monument

Gettin’ Social With It

Our Facebook community’s favorite post of the month was linked to our blog wishing John Muir a happy birthday as we remembered some of his most inspiring quotes.

Over on Twitter, we celebrated April Fools’ Day by looking back at some of our favorite national park pranks.

The top post on our Instagram page showcased a photo of a rainbow in the clouds at Canyonlands National Park.

Have you visited any parks recently and taken any beautiful pictures that you would like to share with the NPF family?  Join us on FacebookTwitterInstagramTumblrPinterest, and Google+. We’d love to hear from you!

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