Our Funds at Work: Eastern National and Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

Mar 3, 2017Park Story

In 2016, visitors to Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (NRRA) celebrated the National Park Service Centennial in a big way. With support from an Eastern National Centennial Grant, Big South Fork NRRA encouraged visitors to get to know the park better by completing the “Centennial Challenge: 100 Miles for 100 Years” program. Participants in the yearlong, self-paced initiative logged their mileage diligently during 2016, sharing photos and tracking their adventures on at least 100 miles of the multi-system trails offered by the park. Upon completion, visitors received a special-edition Big South Fork NRRA Centennial Challenge patch. The patches were partially funded by Eastern National’s $1,725 grant.

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