100 Years: Let's celebrate!

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016, and everyone can take part in the celebration!

The centennial will kick off a second century of stewardship of America's national parks and engaging communities through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation programs.

We invite you to find your park and discover the national parks and programs in your own backyard!


Find Your Park

Find Your Park

There are many ways to find your park, and many places you can find it. Start your journey!

Cover of the Centennial Junior Ranger book

New! Become a Centennial Junior Ranger

Earn your Centennial Junior Ranger badge by completing a fun-filled book about the 100-year history of the National Park Service.

Centennial coin held next to a ranger badge

The Centennial is Circulating!

The U.S. Mint is celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service with three new commemorative coins.

Postage stamp depicting wild ponies on Assateague Island

Centennial Stamps Enroute

The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled 16 postage stamps featuring national parks!

Arches National Park during winter

National Parks Adventure

New IMAX film presents parks in never-seen-before, breathtaking ways!

New York City skyline with sun setting in background

Park Exchange: Edison goes to New York

The August Park Exchange event will bring the innovation of Edison to the New York City skyline.

Palmer-Epard Cabin at Homestead

Media-Quality Photo Gallery

Explore this gallery to find high-resolution images that represent the unique character of our parks and the work we do to protect them.

Theodore Roosevelt & John Muir at Yosemite

Visionary Leaders

Learn about the visionaries who came before us with groundbreaking ideas to preserve America's treasures for future generations.