WASHINGTON – In celebration of National Park Week 2014, April 19 – 27, the National Park Foundation today released a new infographic that invites visitors to “Go Wild” and discover the diverse wildlife, iconic landscapes, vibrant culture, and rich history found in America’s national parks.
This new infographic includes interesting and fun facts about natural, historical, and cultural treasures in America’s national parks. As the infographic reads, “These treasures can be found beneath us, beside us, and in the skies above us.”
National Park Week is hosted by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation.
There are countless ways to enjoy National Park Week. Using the resources on the National Park Week website, visitors can plan adventures, share national park photos, videos, and tips, and learn about all the ways to help support national parks. A complete list of National Park Week events taking place across the country is available at www.nationalparkweek.org.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION
The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America’s national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service. Chartered by Congress in 1967, the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help PROTECT more than 84 million acres of national parks through critical conservation and preservation efforts, CONNECT all Americans with their incomparable natural landscapes, vibrant culture and rich history, and INSPIRE the next generation of park stewards. Find out more and become a part of the national park community at www.nationalparks.org.