For Kids


Hey Kids!

Calling all Flat Stanleys!

Wilbear Wright wants YOU to visit Dayton's National Park.

Are you looking for a great destination to send your Flat Stanley? Then look no further than Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. We're the national park that tells the stories about two brothers that invented the airplane and a young African American poet who went from an elevator operator to international stardom.

By sending Flat Stanley to Dayton's National Park you'll be guaranteed your little friend will get the red-carpet treatment as he explores our park and Dayton.

It's ALL FREE so send your Flat Stanley to Dayton's National Park today.

Simply send Flat Stanley with your name and address to:

Wilbear's Friends
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
16 South Williams Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

In cooperation with the Flat Stanley Project.

Flatster and Wilbear
Flatster, from Blue Springs Elementary School in Athens, Alabama, shares a photo op with Wilbear in the Wright Cycle Company building.

NPS Photo

Looking for your own FLAT RANGER?

Choose from one (or all) of the following characters:

Rangers are your friends
Click the pic to see what Nature Quest programs are coming up!


Check out our annual series of programming geared towards kids and nature. This program will help kids learn about the outdoors, natural science and interacting with nature. Visit the Nature Quest page for information on program dates and times. There are no fees to participate in this program!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

16 South Williams Street
Dayton, OH 45402


(937) 225-7705

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