About the National Park Service Birthday
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
August 25 is the birthday of the National Park Service. It was created in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson. Admission to national parks is free on this day!
Ideas for the National Park Service Birthday
Learn more about our national parks:
- Find a national park near you
- Watch Ken Burn’s National Parks – America’s Best Idea
- Get the National Parks Coloring Book
- Read National Parks of America
- Younger Scouts will enjoy reading National Parks of the USA (ages 8 – 11)
- Check out these hiking ideas
Has your unit visited any of the national parks? Tell us about your experience with Scouting in our national parks by leaving a comment below.