NPS Centennial

NPS Centennial Vision
In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016, we invite all Americans and visitors from around the world to re-discover the meaning of the national parks and inspire our youth to experience and become stewards of these special places.

NPS Centennial Initiatives & Programs

  • A Call to Action: A Call to Action rallies employees and partners to advance a shared vision toward 2016. It describes specific goals and measurable actions that chart a new direction for the National Park Service as it enters its second century. Launched on August 25, 2011, the 95th birthday of the Service, A Call to Action was updated each year since to reflect accomplished work and new actions. Learn More
  • Find Your Park: Everyone finds their park in a different place and in a different way. These stories just might inspire you to find yours. Learn More

Big Thicket Centennial Activities

Click here for Big Thicket centennial activities, events, and ways to get involved.

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