National Park Week 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 5:00pm

Western Pennsylvania National Parks: Flight 93 National Memorial, Fort Necessity Battlefield, Friendship Hill NHS, Johnstown Flood National Memorial and Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS.

During this FEE FREE week, visitors will be able to take a hike on 31 miles of trails and view hundreds of artifacts that tell the history of our nation on display in the five Visitor Centers.  Children will enjoy completing the free National Park Service Centennial Junior Ranger booklet and receiving a Centennial Junior Ranger Badge.  Also, new this year, Eastern National had developed a Centennial Stamp for each Park Service site, so visitors will want to have their Eastern National passport book stamped when toruing each park's Visitor Center.

Park visitors area encouraged to help spread the word by sharing your National Park Week experiences through social media by using hashtags #findyourpark and #nationalparks

To learn more about the Western PA National Parks visit the parks websites at WesternPAParks, like us on facebook pages, email or call Mary Ellen Snyder at 724-329-8131 for information on special evenst planned in 2016 in the five National Parks in Western PA.