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Saturday is Parks to Kids Day!

16 May 2020, 3:26 am

Looking for something fun to do with your kids on Saturday without having to leave the house? It’s the 10th anniversary of “Kids to Parks Day” on May 16, but this year instead of visiting national parks, they are bringing them to you!

Celebrate #ParksToKids Day this Saturday. One way to join the fun is to download the ParkPassport app. We teamed up with…

Posted by National Park Trust on Tuesday, May 12, 2020


This year, it will be renamed “Parks to Kids Day” and will become a digital experience that will take you virtually to national parks all over the United States for free!  Families will also have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities from home including backyard scavenger hunts, creating your own park, and even games such as Buddy Bison’s Backyard Bingo


Nature Cat is excited to join his woolly friend #BuddyBison for #ParksToKids Day!To get ready, Nature Cat and his pals…

Posted by National Park Trust on Monday, May 11, 2020


You can find more resources and details on #ParkToKids Day here and also, don’t forget to check the weather in your backyard with our WeatherNation meteorologists all week long! You can watch us on your phone, tablet, or any streaming devices such as PlutoTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, and Apple TV. We want to help you have a safe and happy weekend bringing the Great Outdoors to your neighborhood!


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