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. Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve 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!
Fourth-grade students from across the region flew into Glacier Bay to celebrate the NPS Centennial and discover an national park treasure in their backyard. Read more
Students from kindergarten to high school explored the park in their backyard--some even spending the night. Read more
This "Art in the Park" program in Glacier Bay have youth making baskets and then walking through the park to identify and pick edible wild berries. Read more
Youth of all ages love to identify wildlife that they have discovered using guide books in the field. These experiences will produce a new generation of adults interested in the natural world of National Parks. Read more
For the past 5 years, rangers from Glacier Bay have been flying over to engage the students of Hoonah with a variety of lessons focusing on the native plants and animals of Glacier Bay. Read more