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. Jimmy Carter 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!
On December 2, 2013, the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia, celebrated the anniversary of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). President Jimmy Carter signed the act (ANILCA) to protect over 100 million acres of federal lands in Alaska, doubling the size of the national park and refuge system and tripling the amount of land designated as wilderness. Read more
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Andersonville National Historic Site, Florence Marina State Park, Georgia Veterans State Park, the SAM Shortline, and the River Valley Regional Commission all partnered to bring a great cycling event to southwest Georgia. Read more
Each year Jimmy Carter National Historic Site demonstrates how sugarcane syrup is made at Jimmy Carter’s Boyhood Farm. Read more
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site held a summer camp to encourage local underserved youth to learn more about the natural and cultural resources at the park and also educate them about the purpose and mission of the National Park Service. Read more
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site held a photography contest from April 21 to June 30, 2012. Read more