As our society spends an increasing amount of time on digital pursuits, our national parks are a resource that is refreshing and necessary! Over the 100 years that the parks have been open for visits, our society has changed drastically. The beauty of the parks, however, is unchanging. We should commemorate this milestone, and utilize this opportunity to encourage all Americans to visit at least one National Park this year.
Yes, the National Park system centennial is significant. The National Park Service was created solely for the purpose of preserving the natural beauty of America, for all citizens to appreciate and enjoy. These parks provide enjoyment for every citizen, without exclusion. With an ever expanding population, it is important to preserve these areas for future generations.
It is a significant milestone and deserves to be celebrated. It is important to remember the importance of the National Parks System and we need to recognize all the achiements it has made. This is especailly critical at a time when funding for the National Parks service is low and they need more money to continue.
No the National Park Service is just like any other service in the United States. The fire department, police department, and medical services have been around for more than 100 years. The National Parks Service serves a particular function, however, this function is not known to many people and probably does not have a significant impact on society.