The Celebration Continues!

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Thank you for being a part of the National Park Service's 100th birthday celebration in 2016!

The NPS Centennial engaged new audiences and partners, invited everyone to Find Your Park and Encuentra Tu Parque, and strengthened our collaborative stewardship work.

Our next century journey is underway! Join us as we build on the momentum of the centennial—visit, volunteer, join one of our nonprofit partners, or consider an NPS career. Share your incredible park and public lands experiences with each other and with us using #FindYourPark and #EncuentraTuParque in your social media posts!

We look forward to a new century of protecting and enjoying America’s remarkable places with you!
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NPS Centennial Final Report

This summary report offers a glimpse into how the centennial successfully launched the NPS and its partners into our next century of service.
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NPS Centennial News Release

National Park Service Celebrates Centennial Success, Looks Ahead to Building on Momentum of 2016

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The NPS Centennial Act

Learn about the legislation that provides new tools to help the NPS advance its mission in its next century.

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Call to Action: Success Stories

Since 2011, parks and programs across the country have been advancing Call to Action projects to prepare for a second century of service.

News from Parks and Programs

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    Last updated: May 20, 2020