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. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site 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!
As part of the National Park Services' partnership with Stephen T. Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School, Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS participated in a field work day experience with approximately thirty of the school's students and three teachers. Read more
Each spring students and community volunteers have been working with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation staff and scientists to monitor glass eel populations in the Hudson River tributaries. Read more
Bard College Conservatory of Music Vocal Arts Program presented afternoon programs of music popular during the Gilded Age. Read more
Kayakers and local officials joined park and RTCA staff, and Hudson River Greenway/NHA to dedicate Bard Rock, at the Vanderbilt Mansion, as an official site on the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail. Read more
A new program encourages visitors to explore life in the opulent Vanderbilt Mansion from a servant's perspective. Read more