|A familiar sign|
at all parks.
Park Rx Day--Being
outdoors supports wellness in a number of ways, making you stronger,
happier, healthier, and more productive. Discover NPF programs that
are helping parks be more resilient and sustainable, as well as those
that contribute to landscape and wildlife conservation.
April 18: Volunteers in
trails to planting trees to assisting
Keeping trails in good order is
a task of National Park Service.
archaeologists, volunteers are critical in providing support for NPS. Explore NPF communities and workforce programs that help grow the capacity of NPS and our partners.
April 19: Military Monday-- For active-duty military and veterans, as well as their families, national parks can provide a place of solitude, beauty, reflection, and recreation. Discover the stories of military history, veterans and military members that are preserved in parks across the country.
April 20: Transformation Tuesday-- NPS has been protecting and preserving lands and historic structures for over 100 years. Discover NPF’s work in landscape and wildlife conservation, to preserving history and culture, and investments we’re making in parks of the future for future generations.
21: Wayback Wednesday—Be
inspired by NPF’s continued work in history and culture to support the preservation of historic sites,
collections, and artifacts in parks that share these stories, and our support
to ensure such treasures will be accessible for centuries to come.
History is on display at Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota.
Friday—Working within communities, NPF helps expand the capacity of parks
nationwide, leading to stronger, healthier parks.
Protecting and conserving wildlife such as this moose in
Montana's Glacier National Park.
April 24: Junior Ranger Day--NPS’s Junior Ranger programs help young park visitors connect with our shared history, heritage, and national parks. Find a Junior Ranger program in a park near you or earn a digital Junior Ranger badge from home. Young visitors are encouraged to establish meaningful connections in our parks through education, engagement, and outdoor exploration.
April 25: B.A.R.K. Day--Learn the B.A.R.K. Ranger principles for when you bring Fido on a trip to a pet-friendly park and discover the many roles dogs play in parks, especially by encouraging multicultural and multigenerational families to spend time outdoors together.
Information courtesy of National Park Service.