What do National Parks and Books have in common? #NPS100

August 26th, 2016

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Have you visited a national park lately? Did you read a book while you were there? The National Park Service (NPS) turned 100 years old yesterday! NPS oversees 412 national parks, monuments, battlefields, lakeshores, scenic rivers and trails, and even the White House, covering more than 84 million acres across the U.S. In 2015, more than … Continued

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