National Park Week is April 15 to 23, 2017!
"National Park Week is America's largest celebration of national heritage. It's about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It's all happening in your national parks." -National Park Service
On these National Park Week weekends, every national park will give you free admission!
April 15–16 and 22–23
Learn more about National Park Week: https://www.nps.gov/findapark/national-park-week.htm
Find a park to visit: http://findyourpark.com/
Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: https://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/index.htm
Each year flocks of visitors come to see the beautiful wildflowers of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. If you are thinking of doing the same, here is a chart of when you can see common wildflowers.
To make your Saturday extra special, we’ve decided to pair some of our favorite nature quotes with photos from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. From alpine lakes to the stars in the sky and everywhere between, enjoy some of the best:
"The earth has its music for those who will listen."
"Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The poetry of the earth is never dead."
"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Wildness is the preservation of the World."
-Henry David Thoreau
What is your favorite nature quote? Leave it in the comments below.
As technology advances, there are an increasing amount of excuses to stay indoors and live a sedentary lifestyle. Many people resort to spending time in the gym, which has many benefits but cannot replace time spent outdoors.
The infographic below outlines 6 mental benefits of outdoor recreation and exercise. Do you need any more reasons to #getoutside and #findadventure?
Sequoia Parks Conservancy, the official 501(c)(3) nonprofit partner of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (National Park Service) and Lake Kaweah (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), uses tax-deductible contributions to support these parks.
Sequoia Parks Conservancy
47050 Generals Hwy Unit 10
Three Rivers, CA 93271