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. Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail 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!
Seven new wayside exhibits were developed at Roubidoux Springs in Laughlin Park in Waynesville, Missouri. The park is the site of a historic Cherokee removal campsite. Visitors can walk the one-mile interpretive trail to the historic Trail of Tears crossing at Roubidoux Creek. Read more
National Trails Intermountain Region produced a new official map and guide for the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. This publication was printed in 2013 and won a national award. Read more