NPS Centennial

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A whistling tribute to the parks. Rangers and bison and whales - oh my! You'll love it!

Centennial Events on the California Trail

June 9th, 2016, 10:00am; Kansas City, Missouri
Come view the formal dedication of the newly erected Powder Mill Bridge. More information...

Oregon Trail Trek
October 16th, 2016; Alcove Spring Park, Blue Rapids, Kansas
All ages are invited to retrace the route of the Oregon and California National Historic Trails by participating in a run/walk. More information...

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 (and 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. California National Historic Trail 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!


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National Trails Intermountain Region
California National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504


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