Celebrate
Kids to Parks Day
Saturday, May 18th

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Senate Resolution Passed
Proclaiming Kids to Parks Day

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What we do

Park Preservation

Park Preservation

COMPLETING AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS

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Buddy Bison Programs

Buddy Bison Programs

ALL KIDS DESERVE TO BE ABLE TO CONNECT WITH THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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Kids to Parks Day

Kids to Parks Day

KIDS NEED PARKS AND PARKS NEED KIDS

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Our Mission:

Preserving Parks Today; Creating Park Stewards for Tomorrow

Our Vision:

Everyone Will Have an American Park Experience

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News

9th Annual Kids to Parks Day

9th Annual Kids to Parks Day

NPT celebrates National Kids to Parks Day with over 1,800 events nationwide.

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Senate Passes Bipartisan “Kids to Parks Day” Resolution

Senate Passes Bipartisan “Kids to Parks Day” Resolution

U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, and Cory Booker, D-N.J., applauded the passage of their bipartisan resolution, which encourages children to get outdoors by designating May 19 National  Kids to Parks Day.

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Students Reduce Carbon Footprint and Win $1,500

Students Reduce Carbon Footprint and Win $1,500

Buddy Bison Students from Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet School won the Buddy Bison Carbon Reduction Contest and received $1,500 towards a park field trip.

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Buddy Bison

Buddy Bison

Make Buddy Bison your new traveling companion as you visit, explore and protect our natural resources and parks. Become part of this national movement and get your own pint-sized, lovable, woolly Buddy Bison today!

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Buddy Bison T-Shirt

Buddy Bison T-Shirt

Show your Buddy Bison pride with this cotton* T-shirt! Then let us know where you and Buddy Bison have been.

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Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure

Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure

Buddy Bison’s Yellowstone Adventure, written by Ilona E. Holland, offers breathtaking photographs and a charming story as well as an afterward with a short history of the park, a detailed map, and fun facts about wildlife, conservation, and more.

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