Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
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With hundreds of legislative accomplishments to his credit, President Lyndon B. Johnson is recognized by historians as a major contributor to the nations social and societal improvements. Read more
employees of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park have completed Operational Leadership training with 100% participation. There has not been a lost-time accident in the park for over three years. Read more
Park interpreters, partnering with the Friends of LBJ National Historical Park and Western National Parks Association(WNPA), are meeting the Johnsons desire to “not let the ranch become a sterile relic of the past.” Read more
Lyndon B. Johnson is a founding signatory on a pledge to the Hill Country Alliance to protect and promote night sky resources. Read more
The students and teachers at Johnson City High School have traditionally participated in educational programs, but this year they became involved in the LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour. Reaction to working with the park staff and other volunteers resulting in school administrators asking for more opportunities to participate. Read more
Did You Know?
More National Park Service sites were designated or expanded during the Johnson administration than during any other administration. LBJ traveled to only one--the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island. Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park