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. Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site 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!
There were many “hands on the land” this spring and summer to help us meet our goals in the Resource Management and Facilities Division. Read more
Students and faculty from local colleges contributed in their areas of expertise. Read more
The summer of 2015 brought the first Citizen Scientists to Roosevelt Vanderbilt National Historic Sites to participate in the Dragonfly Citizen Scientist Project. Read more
A temporary display of FDR’s ice yacht HAWK provides new insight into parts of his life, and highlights the Hudson River’s impressive tradition of restoring and sailing historic wooden ice yachts. Read more
A day-long program designed to inspire engagement and action instead of despair and denial when confronted with troubling scientific information. Read more