2016 ParkRx Day

This page is an archive for National Park Rx Day 2016.

National Park Rx Day will be celebrated throughout the country on April 24th

National Park Rx Day is April 24th

Your prescription: Participate in an event near you!

Western Region

Southwestern Region

Midwestern Region

Southeastern Region

Northeastern Region


Promote your event

Use these social media graphics across all your channels. Click on the images to view larger sizes. 

Graphic of National Park Rx Day EventsJoin our event for National Park Rx Day Graphic

Graphic of John Muir Quote Graphic of Park Rx Pad


Pre-written social media posts

For Twitter:

  • Celebrate National #ParkRx Day on April 23rd by taking a walk in the park. Doctor’s orders! #FindYourPark
  • #Stepitup on National #ParkRx Day. #PhysicalActivity improves your physical health and your #emotionalwellbeing #EncuentraTuParque
  • #FindYourPark and a healthy you on National #ParkRx Day this April 24th. We’re hosting a program at xxx am/pm #NPS100 #EncuentraTuParque
  • [DC specific] We’re celebrating National #ParkRx Day by prescribing you a walk in the park. #FindYourPark by visiting DCParkRx.org
  • [Bay Area specific] National #ParkRx Day is the perfect excuse spend time being active outdoors! Find a program near you hphpbayarea.org
  • #DYK: Free admission to all #nationalparks to celebrate National #ParkRx Day on 4/24. #FindYourPark at findyourpark.com #EncuentraTuParque

For Facebook:

  • On National #ParkRx Day Sunday, April 24th, join the Surgeon General in building a healthier nation by creating a strong connection between the American people and parks and open spaces. #FindYourPark
  • A big part of celebrating National Park Week is celebrating your health! Attend a National #ParkRx Day event near you!

National Park Rx Day is April 24th

Click here to view the National Park Rx Day Toolkit 

VADM Vivek H. Murthy, US Surgeon General, will be a keynote speaker at the National Park Rx Day celebrations in Washington, DC. 

View the flyer for the Washington, DC, event.