Pride Month

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During Pride Month in June and throughout the year, the National Park Service and our partners celebrate the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Americans past and present, as well as preserve the rich histories of the LBGTQ Americans found in national parks and communities across the country. What stories will you discover? How will you show your pride while visiting national parks?

Join the conversation or show your pride in parks on social media by using #PrideMonth and #FindYourPark or #EncuentraTuParque.

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Ways to Celebrate

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Go Play Outside!

June is also Great Outdoors Month. Celebrate by coming out to national parks to enjoy the many ways to recreate outside.

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Join a Virtual Pride Parade

In the spirit of a Pride Month tradition, watch a virtual Pride Month parade through parks in the West.

Resources

The National Park Service shares LBGTQ history and heritage found in national parks, as well as assists in the preservation of history within communities through various programs and partnerships. Find resources to learn, teach, or engage in conversations about LGBTQ history and heritage.

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LBGTQ Heritage

Beyond Pride Month, continue to explore history of LBGTQ Americans both past and present.

  • Stonewall Inn and garden across the street

    LGBTQ Heritage Theme Study

    Examine places, stories, and conversations connected to LBGTQ history through an academic study.

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    The Pride Guide

    Learn more about LBGTQ heritage with an interactive workbook that can accompany the theme study or used on its own.

  • Visitor taking a Junior Ranger pledge with a ranger near Pride flags

    LGBTQ Finding Our Place

    Uncover stories and places of LBGTQ heritage that have been obscured and erased throughout history.

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    Last updated: June 1, 2022