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Photo Journal: Art on Alcatraz, a National Park Unit

Photo Journal: Art on Alcatraz, a National Park Unit

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 26, 2015 7

National Park Week in April always inspires stories and reflections on our favorite national parks, especially the well-known ones, such Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and Glacier National Park. But the 407 National

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National Park Week: Will a New National Park Destroy a Local Way of Life?

National Park Week: Will a New National Park Destroy a Local Way of Life?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 8, 2014 45

Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation sponsor National Park Week, this year designated as April 19–27. To kick off the celebration, Saturday, April 19, and Sunday, April 20, are

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A Week of National Parks

A Week of National Parks

breanna.draxler April 25, 2012 0

by Breanna Draxler Pull out your hiking boots and put on your backpack. It’s National Parks Week! From April 22 to 29, you can visit any national park in the U.S. for free! You’ve

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Explore a National Park This Week — For Free!

Explore a National Park This Week — For Free!

Wendy Redal April 19, 2011 0

It’s National Park Week in the USA. At a moment when the federal budget is as strained as it’s ever been, our parks are nonetheless open free of charge to all comers from April

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