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. Wrangell - St Elias National Park & Preserve 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!
An ehtnographic study was recently completed that documents the Yakutat Tlingit tribe connections to the park. Read more
This report documents the connections to Wrangell-St. Elias and the Upper Ahtna people. Read more
SCA and YCC youth crews teamed together to build a new amphitheater and trail near the Copper Center Visitor Center. This project merged local high school youth with other youth from the lower 48 to develop trail building skills. Visitors to the park will now have an opportunity to enjoy Ranger presentations in a great setting overlooking the park. Read more