National Park Week is April 21-28, held in partnership with National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to celebrate America’s treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places and find your park!
The theme for National Park Week 2018 is “Park Stars,” celebrating everything from starry skies to superstar volunteers, park features, and resources.
Plan your next park trip with the National Park Foundation’s FREE Owner’s Guide series that’s packed with ideas for your adventure!
o Fee-Free Day – free entry to all National Park Service sites.
o National Junior Ranger Day – some parks have special activities planned. Kids of all ages can connect with parks in fun and engaging ways.
o Volunteer Day – part of National Volunteer Week, celebrating and honoring the great contributions of national park volunteers
o Earth Day – honor the Earth and all it offers by participating in fun activities like the trek to the wilderness breach at Fire Island National Seashore.
o Military & Veteran Recognition Day – highlighting opportunities to discover our military history and engage with our military today.
o Free annual park pass for current U.S. military members and dependents
o Closing out the week with National Park Rx Day – celebrating a growing movement of prescribing parks and nature to patients to improve their health and well-being.