National Park Service Celebrates National Park Week

Apr 7, 2021

The RV Industry Association will be joining the National Park Service in celebrating National Park Week 2021 from April 17-25! Each year, the National Park Service partners with the National Park Foundation, the official charity for the United States’ national parks, to celebrate America’s most treasured landscapes. Throughout National Park Week, the Park Service will be hosting special events, programs, and digital experiences. Theme days will also be included throughout the week to encourage different ways of celebrating.

Keep an eye out for highlights from the RV Industry Association celebrating National Parks Week.

The National Park Service has also put together a video, which can be viewed below.

Listed below are the theme days for National Park Week and suggestions on how everyone can participate in celebrating our iconic national parks.

  • Saturday, April 17: Park Rx Day. Doctor’s orders: Get yourself to a park. Enjoy the physical and mental health benefits that can be experienced in national parks.
  • Sunday, April 18: Volunteer Sunday. We'd like to say a big thank you to more than 300,000 people who donate their time and talents as volunteers in national parks.
  • Monday, April 19: Military Monday. Recognizing the service and sacrifice of the US military and their families, discover connections and opportunities in parks.
  • Tuesday, April 20: Transformation Tuesday. National parks and communities are ever changing and so are the opportunities! Explore transformations with us.
  • Wednesday, April 21: Wayback Wednesday. Flash back to the past and learn more about the efforts to keep the nation's historic heritage preserved in parks and communities.
  • Thursday, April 22: Earth Day. Learn about the National Park Service's role in earth sciences and how you can get involved as a steward of the parks.
  • Friday, April 23: Friendship Friday. We get by with a little help from our friends. Check out the ways groups are involved in protecting parks and providing opportunities.
  • Saturday, April 24: National Junior Ranger Day. Calling kids of all ages. Get ready to "explore, learn, and protect" while earning your Junior Ranger badge!
  • Sunday, April 25: BARK Ranger Day. Take your human for a walk in the park or learn how you can join the team of furriest rangers.

Check out the article here for more information, and to view the hashtags that will be used on social media for each theme day.

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