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6 TravelPulse Stories To Get You Pumped for the National Parks Service Centennial

Features & Advice | Janeen Christoff | August 25, 2016

6 TravelPulse Stories To Get You Pumped for the National Parks Service Centennial

Today, we celebrate 100 years of the National Parks Service and here at TravelPulse, just like the National Parks Service, we have been honoring our parks throughout the year. In honor of these national treasures, we thought we would round up some of our favorite stories. Enjoy!

The Only National Park Road Trip Map You Will Ever Need
If you want to experience national parks with scientific precision, you can dive into this awesome interactive map to its conclusion.

Survey: Americans' Record-Breaking National Parks Visits Expected to Continue into 2017
The National Park Service’s multi-layered promotion of the 100th anniversary of U.S. national parks is opening our eyes to the budget-friendly getaways the parks provide, according to a study by AAA.

How Much Are Our National Parks Worth?
The National Parks Foundation recently conducted a first-ever study to create a comprehensive economic valuation of the country’s national parks and their programming - in short, they wanted to find out if you could put a dollar value on our national parks. As it turns out, you can.

The National Park Service's Junior Ranger Program: Not Just for Kids
Though the Junior Ranger Program was originally put into place by the National Park Service as a way to get kids involved with learning about and caring for America's National Parks, adults can participate as well and learn so much about our park system.

National Parks Fever Drives Tour Operator Business
The American love affair with our National Parks seems to be still intensifying. International visitors are also getting the national parks fever and driving enthusiasm higher than ever in 2016, the 100-year anniversary of the creation of the National Parks Service.

5 Great Ways to Enjoy National Parks
We thought we would give you a few facts about the national parks that you might not know and maybe at the same time give you another reason to go out there and experience them.

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