NPS Centennial

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. As we lead up to the centennial, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences in this park or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at

A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial preparations. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish. Grand Canyon National Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing and get involved!



  • Find Your World Heritage Sites in the United States

    A park visitor stands in Yosemite Valley. Behind him is Yosemite Falls.

    The World of World Heritage awaits. Get out and explore the 22 World Heritage Sites in the United States and see what makes these protected areas unique. Find out why the World has recognized them as being the most significant cultural and natural sites on the planet. Read more

  • Wish Upon A Star

    The Milky Way visible at the Bodie Island Lighthouse on a clear night.

    As the sun sets, blue skies fade to black to reveal the immensity of the universe we are all a part of. The remoteness of some national parks provide opportunities to revel in beauty of the immensity. Read more

Call to Action Projects 

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