“You shouldn’t have to convince people to go to paradise,”
--Shelton Johnson, Ranger, Yosemite National Park
Although our national parks belong to all Americans, it’s a sad fact that very few people of color ever set foot in some of our country’s most beautiful places. Take a journey to Yosemite National Park with the Amazing Grace 50+ Club, a Los Angeles-based senior church group whose members are looking to reverse that trend.
Learn more about efforts to bring more diverse visitors to the parks at npca.org/news/magazine/all-issues/2010/summer/expanding-the-palette.html.
National Park Experience
10 short films (and lots of cool outtakes, trailers, and bonus features) celebrating amazing and diverse people who have forged incredible relationships with the national parks. Because we can't think of a better way, or a better time, to celebrate the National Park System, which turns 100 years old in 2016!