• A school group charges the field at Gettysburg National Military Park


Centennial News

January 20, 2015
National Endowment for the Arts Grant Opportunities Announced
An exciting new arts grant initiative has been announced that jointly celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts and the 2016 centennial of the National Park Service. The initiative, called "Imagine Your Parks," unites the mission of the two agencies to promote and protect the nation's natural and cultural treasures.

August 25, 2014
Celebrate the National Park Service’s 98th Birthday!
Today the National Park Service celebrates its 98th birthday and, along with the National Park Foundation, begins the countdown to its 100th anniversary in 2016 with an entrance fee-free day at all national parks, a host of exciting events across the country, and the launch of a new Centennial logo.

March 24, 2014
National Park Service Announces Public Engagement Campaign as Centerpiece of 2016 Centennial
The National Park Service today announced that the centerpiece of its 2016 Centennial will be a broad public engagement campaign to reintroduce the national parks and the work of the National Park Service to a new generation of Americans, inviting them to visit and get involved.