June 2016: In Case You Missed It
Summertime is officially here! It’s that time of the year for endless cookouts, beach vacations, and a visit or two to your favorite national parks. We have had some exciting developments this month keeping us busy and just in case you missed any of it here is a recap of it all.
Trail Talkin’ on the Blog
See how running the Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon changed former airman and current NPS ranger Bill Sorrell’s life.
We brought the sounds of New Orleans to the Windy City in the second installment of our Park Exchange series.
Do your N.E.L.’s need some improvement? Here’s a list of five ways to raise your nature engagement levels from our partners at Humana.
In recognition of Father’s Day we shared a list of national parks to take dads to on their special day.
Our partners at American Express teamed up with the National Trust of Historic Preservation to host the 2016 Partners in Preservation program.
We are in sea turtle egg-hatching season! Here are some national parks where you welcome the next generation of sea turtles.
Enhance your park experiences by checking out some healthy activities offered through our Active Trails program.
Learn about the history of Point Reyes National Seashore and the Friends Group working to support the park.
Visit Philadelphia's historic sites to celebrate the birth of our nation.
The White House and National Park Service announced the official designation of Stonewallas the first LGBTQ national monument.
Discover the beauty of our Alaskan national parks.
Here is a guide to conquering iconic hikes at Zion National Park.
OARS shared ways to experience national parks Beyond the guard rails.
Visit Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and enjoy these activities.
Gettin’ Social With It
Our Facebook community was heavily inspired by these John Muir quotes.
This tweet showed some of our NPF family celebrating the designation of Stonewall at #NYCPride.
This Instagram post about National Park of American Samoa garnered the most engagement for the month.