Announcing the Winners of The Outbound's #NPS Story Contest

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On this day 100 years ago, the National Park Service was born.

As a result of a campaign to promote the protection of America’s most stunning landscapes led by several leading conservationists, businessmen, and journalists, President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Organic Act. We couldn’t be more grateful that he did and based on the amazing stories that have been shared in our #NPS100 contest, we know you agree. Thank you to everyone who participated, we loved reading your stories. Check out the winning stories below and be sure to get outside this weekend and explore your local NPS site - it might be closer than you think!

Exploring America’s Last Frontier: Gates of the Arctic National Park


Photo: Sonja Saxe

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Married in a National Park


Photo: Alyssa Aaron

You are Probably Closer to an NPS Site Than You Think


Photo: Johnathan Valdez

Cover photo: Sonja Saxe

Published: August 25, 2016

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