FREE Entrance To National Parks: Celebrate National Park Service Birthday August 25

The National Park Service Birthday is on August 25, the organization has been serving America and visitors from around the globe since 1916 - Mark your calendars from the desk of Camping For Foodies .com

Happy Birthday National Park Service!

It’s their birthday and you get the gift! Wishing the National Park Service a happy birthday includes you receiving a gift … FREE ADMISSION! On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Act of Congress that created the National Park Service and it has been serving America and visitors from around the globe ever since! Psst we’re compensated…see our disclosures.


So Many Parks … So Little Time

There are over 400 National Parks across the country and the entrance fees are being waived  in celebration of the National Park Service Birthday. Whether they are conserving natural wonders, honoring people or observing achievements, the National Parks are cared for by the National Park Service which was established in 1916. How many National Parks have you been to?

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Tent And RV Camping Is Available In Most National Parks

If your National Park visit is a multi-day stay, there are plenty of options for lodging. Of course, we like RV camping while visiting the Parks, check our our The Grand Canyon – There’s No Better Place To Get Edgy blog post if you are interested in going there. If you’d rather stay in more permanent accommodations, the lodges within the National Parks are beautiful and historically significant structures.

The Grand Canyon - There’s no better place to get edgy - Camping For Foodies
The Grand Canyon – There’s no better place to get edgy – Camping For Foodies

Resources For Staying In National Parks

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Celebrate The National Park Service Birthday With Games

Game playing is part of every birthday party, right? It is also a great way to get kids and adults ready to experience the National Parks as well as alternatives to outdoor activities if the weather turns bad during your stay. We found awesome educational games for kids, coloring books for everyone as well as cards, dice, puzzles, board games and more!

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Kids Activities In National Parks

Kids of all ages love the Junior Ranger Programs. Almost all of the parks in the National Park Service system have Junior Ranger programs offering activities to learn about geothermal geology, wildlife, fire ecology and more. Kids even have the opportunity to become Junior Rangers and get an official Junior Ranger patch and Junior Ranger certificate! We have more ideas for keeping kids occupied and interested while out in nature. Check out our tips for engaging them in our Fun Camping Activities Kids Love (and adults will too!) blog post.

Fun Camping Ideas Kids And Adults Will Love - Camping For Foodies .com
Fun Camping Ideas Kids And Adults Will Love – Camping For Foodies .com

National Parks Games And Books Just For Kids

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Hiking In National Parks

Hiking is one of the most popular ways to experience the National Parks. If you will be hiking in a Park located in a desert environment, make sure you are prepared for the unique conditions. Check our our Day Hiking Tips In The Arizona Desert post for help.

Day Hike Tips For Hiking In The Arizona Desert Camping For Foodies .com
Day Hike Tips For Hiking In The Arizona Desert Camping For Foodies .com

There are lots of resources specific to the National Parks to help you hike the Parks!

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Keep Memories From Your National Park Birthday Celebration

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We found some awesome ways to capture the spirit of America’s National Park Service. Check out this cool stuff … National Parks postcard fabric, National Parks postcard set, National Park uncirculated quarter set, Yellowstone National Park hiking stick medallion, National Parks sticker set, National Parks adult coloring book, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, and National Park Roads: A Legacy in the American Landscape.

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