March: Undiscovered Stories

National Monthly Theme: Undiscovered Stories

Revealing lesser known stories or experiences.  Parks/programs are encouraged to share stories that bring forth a complete picture of the American experience, such as little-known women’s contributions and achievements, or to promote underutilized areas and visitor experiences

Celebrations include:

  • Mount Rainier Centennial Film Release:  Shadows of the Past
  • REI Centennial Speaker Series:  New to town? Looking to explore the great outdoors more in your own backyard? Join REI as we help you discover Mount Rainier National Park. Join us for a look at the history of the Park, where to access spectacular viewpoints and some favorite hiking routes that will allow you to experience the hidden natural wonders in the foothills of Rainier.  Location: Issaquah REI
  • Every Kid in a Park Programs:  Special in-park curriculum education program focused on the meanings, values and diversity of national parks for regional 4th-grade classes. Transportation scholarships are available.


NPSCentennialLogoFor the National Park Service Centennial in 2016, the National Park Service has developed a theme-oriented message calendar to help parks, regions, and programs promote their work to connect with and help create the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates.