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Top 10 TRACK Trails of 2021

Check out our Top 10 Most Visited TRACK Trail sites for 2021. These parks had the highest numbers of Kid in Parks registrations for 2021, with each park offering unique experiences across vastly different regions in the eastern United States. Read more for what makes each park well worth a visit!
by Allison Royal, February 9th, 2022

Hiking Resolutions

Welcome to the new year! And like many of us, I am sure you are looking to better yourself and try new things during the year. Maybe this year you want to try is hiking! Whether you are a beginner or a novice looking for more to do on the trail, we have compiled a list of resolutions to help inspire a new year of hiking!
by Allison Royal, January 12th, 2022

The TRACKs of Indigenous Americans

So many of our nation's parks reside on what were once tribal lands, so we must recognize the long histories of the places we visit. We would love to explore the indigenous history of all the parks where our TRACK Trails reside. But it would be just that. ALL the parks. So, to start, we selected a handful of sites you can visit to begin exploring Indigenous American heritage when you go TRACK the Trails.
by Allison Royal, November 17th, 2021

More Virtual Fun!

Last year, we launched e-Adventures as a way to help children and families stay healthy and connected to nature while at home. And it was such a hit that we have since expanded e-Adventures from the original 4 activities to 13 and counting!
by Allison Royal, October 21st, 2021

New Prizes to earn for your TRACK Trail Adventures!!

Lots of changes began for Kids in Parks in 2020, and this summer we're excited to release the first of this new phase of Kids in Parks! 15 new adventure cards will be replacing our current prizes, where Trail TRACKers will unlock a new card with each hike they TRACK. Each card features activities and guides for you to use when out exploring nature.
by Allison Royal, July 28th, 2021