National Park Week

Francis A. Gregory Library

National Park Week

April 15 to 23, 2017

Did you know: National Park Week is April 15 to 23, 2017!

Plan your visit by what you want to do or where you want to go. Here are some highlights during National Park Week:
 
  • April 15 - 16 and 22 - 23: Visit for free! On these National Park Week weekends, every national park will give you free admission!
  • April 15: Junior Ranger Day Calling kids of all ages! Earn a Junior Ranger badge at one of the many fun programs happening at parks across the country.
  • April 22: Earth Day Join a volunteer project or simply enjoy the natural wonders and wildlife preserved in national parks.
  • April 23: Park Rx Day Get healthy and active in a national park with a ranger-led program or with family and friends. 
Are you one of the "if I can't take my book, I'm not going" types? Or do you want to know more about the history of our National Parks and Earth Day? If so, then celebrate National Park Week AND reading simultaneously with DC Public Library's Overdrive collection. Download titles, audiobooks, music, and more right from your picnic table! From founder of the National Parks Service, President Theodore Roosevelt to hiking guides to green energy, DC Public Library has the resources to protect our planet while fostering learning.