Celebrate National Park Service birthday

Posted on August 23, 2017 by emalone in Active Lifestyles, Baby Boomers, Blog, Boomer and Senior Resources, BSR, Community Resources, Eldercare Resources, Entertainment, Environment, Events for Women, History Events, Hobbies, Independent Living, Local Events, Nature, Outdoor Fun, Tourism, Tours, Transportation, Veteran Events, Volunteering

It’s the National Park Service’s birthday! Help celebrate with a visit to the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, 1 South Castillo Drive, St. Augustine. Admission is free to the Castillo de San Marcos on Aug. 25.


The National Park Service was created on Aug. 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act.  Local Phone: 904-829-6506.

Celebrate the National Park Service’s Centennial by sharing your own story! Browse the official Find Your Park website for inspiration, then upload your own song, photo, painting, poem, dance, video –anything you’d like to share about your fabulous Petrified Forest. Through Dec. 31, 2017, visit http://www.findyourpark.com/share/. 

Contact name is Richard Ullmann, phone  928-524-6228 x245.

Note: On Aug. 28, 2017, the price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase  from $10 to $80 – an increase for the first time since 1994. The additional revenue will be used to enhance the visitor experience in parks.