Latest National park Stories

2010-04-19 08:37:00

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their ongoing partnership and effort to encourage everyone to experience great outdoor moments and our national parks, the makers of BENADRYL® and the National Park Foundation today announced the launch of an exciting new online competition series on MSN called "Race to the Moment." Hosted by Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin, "Race to the Moment" tests the outdoor skills and teamwork of two families as they compete against each other...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

The National Park Service And The National Park Foundation Present: Top 10 Things You Can Do To Celebrate National Park Week 2010 WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Park Week is here and Earth Day is just a few days away.

2010-04-14 13:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Through a partnership with the National Park Foundation, International Paper (NYSE: IP) is launching a series of commemorative national park cups, available for use by parks, concessionaires and others.

2010-04-07 09:31:00

Nationwide Conservation Program Teaches Urban Youth about Restoring Native Habitats WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Urban youth around the nation will be breaking ground this spring on gardens of native plant species as part of the National Park Foundation's First Bloom program.

2010-02-10 10:47:00

Coalition of National Park Service Retirees Highlights 11 Parks - Including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and Wolf Trap in DC Area -- as Examples of What Visitors Might Encounter. WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-09-26 15:42:05

The PBS documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea highlights various U.S.

2009-09-22 08:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com(R) and the National Park Foundation today announced the launch of a new online resource to help travelers plan and book vacations to America's National Parks.

2009-09-02 11:42:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Join the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation in making America's Best Idea -- the national parks -- even better.

2009-08-31 11:14:00

NPF Awards Grants to 35 Parks; Lauds Ken Burns and His Upcoming Film, 'The National Parks: America's Best Idea' WASHINGTON, Aug.

Latest National park Reference Libraries

Yellowstone National Park
2013-04-17 13:14:01

Yellowstone National Park is located in the United States. The majority of the park is located in Wyoming, but there are smaller areas of the park in Idaho and Montana. It is thought that this area was the first to be established as a national park in the entire world. The area was home to Native Americans for about 11,000 years, but was not well known to Americans until the 1860’s, when the first organized explorations were conducted there. The Lewis and Clark Expedition in the 19th...

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