Pledge to take your child, or a group of children to a local park on May 17, 2014!
Have pledged to go to a park!
Save the Date!
Park Event Locator
Saturday, May 17, 2014
CITIES, TOWNS, AND PARKS
Register your kid-friendly park event below. It is not necessary to create a new event, consider promoting and co-branding programs already in existence in your park on our around May 10- 25th.
Families, Kids, and Adults
We are excited to celebrate our 4th annual Kids to Park Day on Saturday, May 17, 2014 and invite your city to join us for this national movement that engages children with parks, nature, and healthy outdoor play.
Cities and towns across the country can make the pledge to participate by proclaiming May 17th as National Kids to Parks Day. Below you will find a proclamation template. Please consider proclaiming May 17th as Kids to Park Day in your community and showcase the great outdoor recreation activities available for your residents!
Look Where Buddy Bison's Been!
Buddy Bison students from Jose de Diego Community Academy in Chicago are featured on the cover of National Park Service's Park Science magazine enjoying the new Nature Play Zone at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. To learn more click here.
New Project at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve
NEW PROJECT AT JEAN LAFITTE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK & PRESERVE
NPT and NPS will be partnering on a new project with Chalmette Elementary School to benefit the Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery. Click here to read more.
Mojave Preserve Celebrates Desert Tortoise Research Facility
MOJAVE PRESERVE CELEBRATES DESERT TORTOISE RESEARCH FACILITY
NPT recently celebrated the formal conveyance of the Ivanpah Desert Tortoise Research Facility to NPS. Click here to read more.
Vento Award to Honor Senator Ron Wyden
VENTO AWARD TO HONOR SENATOR RON WYDEN (OR)
NPT invites you to join us as we honor Senator Ron Wyden as recipient of the 2014 Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award. Click here to read more.
Enter the Kids to Parks Day School Contest -- Today!
ENTER THE KIDS TO PARKS DAY SCHOOL CONTEST -- TODAY!
May is months away but the deadline for Kids to Parks Day National School Contest Deadline is just around the corner. Enter now!