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National Healthy Park System Award

healthy park initiative logoThe new National Healthy Park System Award recognizes a state park system that has demonstrated exemplary commitment to promoting and supporting health for their staff and patrons.

All state park systems are invited to apply for the National Healthy Park System Award. Deadline to submit an application was March 15, 2020, but because of COVID 19, this will remain open until further notice. Click for application.

A panel of five public health and park professionals will select five finalists and will be announced in May with the final award presented at the National State Park Directors Conference in September.

The award is managed by the National Healthy Park Coalition whose goal is to inspire all park systems to strive for exemplary health practices and policies as demonstrated by the National Healthy Park System Award recipients.

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