National Park Week
It's National Park Week April 20 - 28, 2013!
Did you know…
* America's national parks include more than: 84 million acres of spectacular scenery, historic landmarks and cultural treasures
* 17,000 miles of trails
* 43,000 miles of shoreline
* 27,000 historic and prehistoric structures
* 100 million museum items 12,000 campsites
Join us for National Park Week and hike, learn, share, and give back in the nation's 401 national parks!
Did You Know?
The transfer of Alaska from Russia took place in Sitka. On October 18, 1867, the Russian flag was lowered on Castle Hill, home of Alaska's Russian governors, the American flag was raised, and a brief exchange of statements completed the transfer of Alaska to the United States.