• Watch this video from Kids to Parks Day 2014. 
    Save the date! The 5th annual Kids to Parks Day 2015 is May 16th.


    Register your kid-friendly park event below. It is not necessary to create a new event, consider co-branding programs that your park has already planned. 



  • Families, Kids, and Adults


  • We celebrated our 4th annual Kids to Park Day on Saturday, May 17, 2014 and want to thank you for joining us in this national movement that engages children with parks, nature, and healthy outdoor play.

    States, cities and towns across the country participated by proclaiming May 17th as Kids to Parks Day. We are already excited for Kids to Parks Day 2015. Below you will find a proclamation template. Please consider proclaiming May 16th, 2015 as Kids to Park Day in your community and showcase the great outdoor recreation activities available for your residents! 



Prudential - Boise-Eliot/Humboldt

Forget the Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano Project...

These students saw the real thing! Read More


Frank Lee Ruggles Named NPT Artist Ambassador

Frank Lee Ruggles Named 
NPT Artist Ambassador

NPT is delighted to announce that Frank Lee Ruggles, official photographer of the National Park Service from 2007 through 2010, has been named the first National Park Trust Artist Ambassador. Read More



Dare2BNYC and Buddy Bison Team up to Teach Green Career Opportunities

Dare2BNYC and Buddy Bison Team up to Teach Green Career Opportunities
Last month Buddy Bison met with 15 energetic new Buddy Bison students from a Brooklyn homeless shelter in New York City through our partnership with Dare2BNYC. Read More.

Welcome NPT’s Newest Board Member - David N. Parker

Welcome NPT’s Newest
Board Member - David N. Parker

Dave talked about this opportunity, "Serving on NPT's board allows my career to come full circle and has renewed my commitment to protecting our natural spaces and ensuring access to everyone, regardless of their financial circumstances.” Read More



Indiana Dunes Project

NPT Completes Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Project

indianadunes1Working with NIPSCO and the NPS, NPT has acquired 2 critical parcels of land that will be used to extend the boundary of the lakeshore. To learn more about the project and our involvement, click here.