National Park Week

Every April, during the presidentially proclaimed National Park Week, we join with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to celebrate America's treasures. National Park Week is a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and find your park.

Join us celebrating National Park Week 2021 from April 17 to 25! Parks across the country will host a variety of special programs, events, and digital experiences. There were also special days during the week to highlight the different ways everyone can enjoy national parks.

It's not too late to join us on social media, find graphics to use, or stay caught up on news. Try to check off as many experiences on a list of 20 virtual ideas inspired by National Park Week.

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Stay connected with national parks during National Park Week as the celebration goes digital. (Video contains footage copyright of More Than Just Parks. All rights protected.)

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National Park Week Theme Days

National Park Week is Official!

Did you know National Park Week is recognized by a presidential proclamation? Each year, National Park Week is declared a special time to celebrate national parks and programs across the country and to encourage everyone to discover the nation's diverse natural and cultural heritage. Stay tuned for this year's official proclamation.

Be Social!

Share your National Park Week experiences and memories on social media using the hashtags #NationalParkWeek, #FindYourPark or #EncuentraTuParque!

Date(s)

Theme Day

Hashtag(s)

April 17-25

National Park Week

#National Park Week, #FindYourPark, #EncuentraTuParque

April 17

Park Rx Day

#ParkRx, #HealthyParksHealthyPeople

April 18

VIP (Volunteers In Parks) Sunday

#NPSVolunteer

April 19

Military Monday

#MilitaryMonday

April 20

Transformation Tuesday

#TransformationTuesday #NPSOnTheMove

April 21

Wayback Wednesday

#WaybackWednesday

April 22

Earth Day

#EarthDay

April 23

Friendship Friday

#FriendshipFriday #NPSFriends

April 24

Junior Ranger Day

#JuniorRangerDay

April 25

BARK Ranger Day

#BarkRanger




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National Park Week News

Find news about National Park Week by also looking on parks' websites for current conditions, updates on events, and more.

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    Find an Event

    Set the calendar to April to find in-person and virtual programs for National Park Week (April 17-25, 2021) at any of the more than 400 national parks around the country. Remember to check ahead for trip planning information and to recreate responsibly for a safe visit.

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    Last updated: March 2, 2021