Union Pacific Announces National Park Foundation Partnership

Union Pacific’s history with the national parks started with creating iconic western parks like Yellowstone, Zion, Grand Canyon, and Death Valley, when the railroad provided access to pristine landscapes that were otherwise virtually impossible to visit. Union Pacific recently announced a new commitment to help preserve America’s most unique and inspiring spaces with its multi-year, […]

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National Parks Are Major Job Creators

According to a new National Park Service report, visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2017 resulted in a $35.8 billion benefit to the nation’s economy—a nearly $1 billion increase from 2016—and supported 306,000 jobs. More than 330 million visitors in 2017 spent $18.2 billion in the communities near national parks. Of the 306,000 […]

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HanesBrands and National Park Foundation Launch New Apparel Collection

America’s national parks come in all shapes and sizes. And now, an exclusive new collection of apparel celebrating the magnificence of America’s natural, cultural, and historic treasures does too. To celebrate National Park Week, HanesBrands and the National Park Foundation (NPF) have launched the inaugural designs in a first-of-its-kind apparel collection, initially available online at […]

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L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery Schools Promote Outdoor Activities

Freeport, Maine-based L.L.Bean announced plans to launch over 40 new course offerings through its popular Outdoor Discovery Schools. Ranging from multi-day expeditions to free clinics in the store, all programs are designed to help families discover new outdoor activities and learn fresh skills in outdoor recreation. With activities such as geocaching, day hikes, and stargazing, […]

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National Park Week: April 21-29

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, invite people everywhere to enjoy, explore, learn, share, and give back to America’s nearly 400 national parks during National Park Week 2012. Celebrating the theme, “Picture Yourself in a National Park,” National Park Week will run from Saturday, April […]

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L.L.Bean Supports National Park Foundation’s with Million Moment Mission

While taking steps to spend more time outdoors this year, Americans will have an opportunity to help children in underserved communities experience our National Parks as part of L.L.Bean’s Million Moment Mission. L.L.Bean is pledging to donate $1 (up to $1 million) for every “outdoor moment” Americans share online or by attending one of L.L.Bean’s […]

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