Last updated: February 24, 2015
The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and the entire year was quite a celebration! Throughout 2016, hundreds of millions of you ventured out to Find Your Park-learning, discovering, getting inspired, or simply having fun in national parks. Thank you for joining us!
The Find Your Park party will continue in 2017 as we invite you to continue your own journey to discover national parks and public lands. Share your stories at FindYourPark.com (and EncuentraTuParque.com) and with #FindYourPark / #EncuentraTuParque on social media.
National parks across the system engaged in a variety of activities to prepare for and celebrate the centennial. Aztec Ruins National Monument was a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we did and join us as the National Park Service enters a new century in 2017!
Aztec Ruins celebrated the completion of a partnership with the Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands program, which facilitated a crew of five team members from Acoma pueblo learning and working onsite in Aztec West. Read more
Aztec Ruins National Monument hosted their first Artist-in-Residence, who connects with history by taking photographs with a historic camera. Read more
As part of the Centennial Celebration, Aztec Ruins Education Team led a record 390 education programs during the 2015/2016 school year, engaging 4,267 students! Read more
The NPS Centennial celebration at Aztec Ruins engaged our community, staff and visitors with a variety of special experiences. A range of activities drew a wide scope of interested visitors, from professional archeologists to new community members to those fulfilling a dream of "always wanted to see that". Read more
The four-year Centennial partnership between Bloomfield High School Class of 2016 and Aztec Ruins National Monument culminated in a unique stewardship opportunity hosted by Salmon Ruins. Read more