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National Park Week, April 16 to 24, 2016, is America's largest celebration of national heritage. It's about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It's all happening in your national parks.
Be sure to check out www.nationalparkweek.org. There you can share your national park photos, videos, and tips. While you're there, learn about this year’s National Park Service Centennial celebration and how you can Find Your Park and help support your national parks all year round.
Things you can do during National Park Week at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site:
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site:
On National Junior Ranger Day, April 16, a special Junior Ranger activity on the meaning of the NPS Arrowhead is offered at the visitor center throughout the day.
- Attend a special program on April 17 at 11am to learn more about this special park and its unique stories.
If you can’t visit a national park on National Junior Ranger Day, you can still become a web ranger by visiting www.nps.gov/webrangers.
For a fun and free way to learn more about the National Park Service during National Park Week, you can take an on-line 30-40 minute activity, Introduction to the National Park Service: The History of the NPS, available at www.provalenslearning.com. Completion of this course can provide teachers with 0.2 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits.