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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