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National Park & Recreation Month

Since 1985, the United States has celebrated Park and Recreation Month in July to promote the importance parks and recreation has in health and well-being.

This year, the National Park & Recreation Association (NRPA) recognizes every park has a history made of thousands of defining stories. Parks are often our first experiences in nature, our introduction to a favorite hobby or physical activity. They are places to gather with friends and family, spaces to celebrate life's special moments, spots of respite and healing, sites that connect us with essential community services, and so much more.

Create your own story by visiting your neighborhood park.

National Park & Recreation Month