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  • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park | National Park Foundation
    at individual national park sites Los Compadres is a nonprofit partner of the National Park Service and provides volunteer support and financial aid for preservation restoration and development projects at the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Travel Ideas LONG WEEKEND Lone Star Highway Take a ride through Texas for rare birds good food and centuries of history Texas is one of the few states capable of making this bold claim You More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park Padre Island National Seashore Amistad National Recreation Area Waco Mammoth National Monument NPF S Impact at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park American Latino Youth Summits The American Latino Heritage Fund is working closely with the National Park Service on American Latino Youth Summits designed to educate and involve younger generations in historic preservation in their More Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Don Flag as offensive From Mark Flag as offensive From Dennis Flag as offensive From Michael Flag as offensive From Michael Flag as offensive From Michael Flag as offensive View More Photos Shared Videos From Kyle Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video View More Videos Related Links San Antonio Missions National Historical Park National Park Service Los Compadres de San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than

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  • Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River | National Park Foundation
    the river lives on The Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River or El Rio Bravo del Norte provides for the preservation and protection of the pristine character of the Rio Grande from the Coahuila Chihuahua Mexico state border upstream from Mariscal Canyon to the Terrell Val Verde County line in Texas downstream The Wild and Scenic River designation extends for 196 miles along the river s course Travel Ideas Hidden Gems For every Yosemite there is a lesser known park where the scenery shines and surprises Some of these gems are off the beaten track others are only More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Rio Grande Wild Scenic River Big Bend National Park Fort Davis National Historic Site Amistad National Recreation Area Guadalupe Mountains National Park Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From James Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River National Park Service Friends of Big Bend National Park Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long

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  • Big Bend National Park | National Park Foundation
    to visit Big Bend with mild days and cool nights Big Bend Tours and Camping Big Bend Park is open 24 hours a day year round Admission is 20 per vehicle or 10 per individual on motorcycle or bike and is valid for seven days Annual passes are also available Entrance fees are waived for educational groups The Chisos Basin Visitor Center is a great resource for park information or a Big Bend National Park map Visitors wishing to spend more than a night in Big Bend have a few options Big Bend National Park camping sites stretch across three developed frontcountry areas that require reservations and a per night fee Reservations aren t needed for backcountry camping but a fee does apply Guests not interested in roughing it are welcome to stay at the Chisos Mountains Lodge With rooms cottages and a dining room the lodge sits at the 5 400 feet elevation level of the Chisos Basin Travel Ideas PURSUITS Fly South For The Winter With Migratory Birds National parks at every latitude provide exceptional bird watching opportunities throughout the year But as migratory birds head south for the More 4 National Park Lodges Perfect For Escaping the Cold Winter s great but sometimes you just want to escape the freezing temperatures and head somewhere a bit warmer These national parks offer an More Have Campfire Will Cook Camp Cooking Equipment And Handy Tips Camp cooking isn t always easy especially when you re dealing with limited supplies fickle weather and lots of hungry mouths to feed One thing s More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Big Bend National Park Rio Grande Wild Scenic River Fort Davis National Historic Site Amistad National Recreation Area Guadalupe Mountains National Park NPF S Impact at Big Bend National Park Big Bend National Park Impact Grant Big Bend National Park was recently awarded an Impact Grant allowing the park to purchase and install needed roadside signage for two areas of the park Fossil Bone Picnic Area and Lost Mine Trail More Real Stories From Park Fans Big Bend is the best national park in the USA With the Chisos basin and mountains and the desetr floor the most diverse read more Mike Flag as offensive Share Your Story went to Big Bend National Park this weekend beautiful place to visit the mountians where awesome the desert was read more melissa Flag as offensive Share Your Story We made it to one of the lowest sections of the United States Big Bend National Park was named after the large bend that read more Dakota Flag as offensive Share Your Story An old Native American story says that after the Great Spirit created all the world a whole collection of parts were left read more Nan Flag as offensive Share Your Story Get a Park Passport

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  • Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park | National Park Foundation
    drew his strength and comfort It is here that his final resting place is located This entire circle of life gives the visitor a unique perspective into one of America s most noteworthy citizens by providing the most complete picture of an American president The park was authorized on December 2 1969 and was redesignated from a historic site to a national historical park on December 28 1980 Present holdings are approximately 1 570 acres 674 of which are federal The Johnson family generously continues to add to this property their most recent donation of acreage was in April 1995 Travel Ideas LONG WEEKEND Lone Star Highway Take a ride through Texas for rare birds good food and centuries of history Texas is one of the few states capable of making this bold claim You More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Waco Mammoth National Monument Amistad National Recreation Area Padre Island National Seashore Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Donna Flag as offensive Shared Videos From Kyle Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video View More Videos Related Links Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park National Park Service Friends of Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner

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  • Jimmy Carter National Historic Site | National Park Foundation
    his campaign headquarters during the 1976 election The Plains High School serves as the parks museum and visitor center The Carters returned to Plains in January 1981 The former President and First Lady pursue many of the goals of the administration through The Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta which has programs to alleviate human suffering and to promote human rights and world peace When they are in Plains Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church to which the public is invited The Carters ties to Plains have endured the stresses of public life remaining as strong as they were decades ago From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Andersonville National Historic Site Ocmulgee National Monument Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Claire Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Jimmy Carter National Historic Site National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28

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  • Ocmulgee National Monument | National Park Foundation
    12 000 years of human habitation Between AD 900 and 1200 a skillful farming people lived on this site Known to us as Mississippians they were part of a distinctive culture which crystallized about AD 750 in the middle Mississippi Valley and over the next seven centuries spread along riverways throughout much of the central and eastern United States The Mississippians brought a more complex way of life to the region and here they left behind eight earthen mounds and the remains of a ceremonial earthlodge From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Ocmulgee National Monument Andersonville National Historic Site Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Joseph Flag as offensive Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Ocmulgee National Monument National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products National Park News 25 New Projects Getting More Kids Adults

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  • Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site | National Park Foundation
    States Government created Civilian Pilot Training Programs throughout the country to provide a surplus of pilots in case of a national emergency African Americans were included in these programs although trained at segregated facilities Their love of flight became fully ablaze amid World War II as political pressure challenged the government to expand the role of African Americans in the military The Army Air Corps was the first agency to accept the challenge Tuskegee Institute a small black college in Alabama was selected to host the military experiment to train African American pilots and support staff thus the Tuskegee Airmen were born The outstanding performance of the over 15 000 men and women who shared the Tuskegee Experience from 1942 1946 is immortalized at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site From Our Blog Preserving The History Of A Culture January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Real Stories From Park Fans Be the first to share your story Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors Be the first to add a park photo Shared Videos Be the first to add a park video Share Your Park Video Related Links Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site National Park Service The African American Experience Fund Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park

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  • Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site | National Park Foundation
    African American Methodist Episcopal Zion Church under the auspices of religion This date was chosen to commemorate the independence of a Nation and the freedom of a forgotten people Booker T Washington became the first principal of a newly formed school at the age of twenty six He later hired individuals like George W Carver and Robert Taylor to help lead the institute to its world renowned status Today the legacy of Washington Carver and many others has been preserved in the Historic Campus District of Tuskegee University where original buildings constructed by the students from bricks made in the Institute brickyard still stand From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors Be the first to add a park photo Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video Related Links Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site National Park Service The African American Experience Fund Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a

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