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National Parks Nobody Knows

Everybody loves Yosemite, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon, and with good reason. Those and other icons of the National Park System are undeniably spectacular, and to experience their wonders is well worth braving the crowds they inevitably draw. But the … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Parks during National Park Week

Each spring the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, invite everyone to celebrate National Park Week. This year, from April 20–28, YOU are invited to get to know your national parks. All national park … Continue reading

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2012 National Parks Fall Foliage Guide

As summer comes to a close, the bright blues and greens that characterize the sunshiny season are replaced by a deeper, more vibrant palette. But there are so many destinations to choose from, each with their own unique rainbow of … Continue reading

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Get Outdoors with L.L.Bean during National Parks Week

During National Park Week outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is asking Americans to take advantage of free admission and visit a park. By sharing your photos and stories online, you’ll help raise $1 million for the National Park Foundation, the official charity … Continue reading

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Picture Yourself in a National Park

Picture yourself in a National Park as the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation present National Park Week 2012, April 21–29. With nearly 400 national parks—and FREE admission all week long—there are thousands of ways to enjoy this … Continue reading

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MapQuest Launches Web-based Guide for National Park Week

National Parks Week 2012 is April 21 to 29, and the National Park Service has joined forces with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to offer free admission to all 397 national parks. To coincide … Continue reading

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Celebrate February with Romantic National Park Getaways

With Valentine’s Day upon us and President’s Day long weekend fast approaching, February is the perfect time to plan a romantic activity or getaway in one of America’s nearly 400 national parks. In fact, on Monday, February 20 all parks … Continue reading

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L.L.Bean Celebrates 100th Anniversary with National Park Foundation Partnership

The National Park Foundation, the official non-profit of America’s national parks, and L.L.Bean announced a year-long effort to increase outdoor recreation among families and introduce more children to America’s national parks than ever before. The Million Moment Mission is a … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Season with Hooray for the Holidays Sweepstakes

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, yesterday (December 19) launched its Hooray for the Holidays sweepstakes. From December 19 through December 23, the National Park Foundation celebrates the holiday season by giving away exciting national … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the National Park Service

The National Park Service is rolling out videos carrying holiday greetings from national parks across the country. The videos feature rangers from Joshua Tree National Park in California to Arches National Park in Utah to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Every … Continue reading

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