The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation’s Kids in Parks program celebrated the opening of its 100th TRACK Trail in North Carolina alongside its partners Edgecombe County, the Town of Tarboro, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation on Thursday, November 1, at Indian Lake Park in Tarboro.
As part of the Gorgeous Gorges Color Festival, kids cut the ribbon for a brand new TRACK Trail.
On Saturday, October 12 four new TRACK Trails were opened in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Each TRACK Trail was celebrated with a ribbon cutting and variety of fun activities for kids to enjoy.
As part of the SHIFT Awards in Jackson, a limited-time TRACK Trail opportunity will be open on Nelson Knoll. Check out sweeping views of the Teton Range, National Elk Refuge, and the Gros Ventre Mountains just a quick walk from town.
With the smell of roasted hot dogs and toasty s'mores in the air, the new TRACK Trail opened in the beautiful mountain community of Montreat.
The newest TRACK Trail opened at the Heritage Trail Greenway in Newton, North Carolina on November 9.
The town turned out to open the newest TRACK Trail at Creekside Park!
Play a fun round of disc golf surrounded by lush nature and stunning views of the Great Smoky Mountains...
In conjunction with the National Park Service’s ParkRx Day, celebrated Sunday, April 23, Meritus Health became the only health system in the state of Maryland to partner with area parks for the Kids in Parks program’s TRACK Rx initiative.
On April 17, Kids in Parks celebrated the grand opening of the Haw Creek Elementary School’s Citizen Science / STEM TRACK Trail in Asheville, N.C. The celebration was held in conjunction with the school’s Earth Week, and coincided with the North Carolina State Science Festival. The trail materials were overlaid on the school’s existing half-mile hiking trail. Throughout the week, teachers and their students flocked to the trail to learn about science found in nature through hands-on activities performed at a series of experiment stations.