If you follow @RIFFOutdoors on its social channels, you know we like to have a little fun too (“A RIFF on what makes the great outdoors…great). Well, so does the National Park Service.
Very few outdoor-related Twitter accounts are crushing it these days like the National Park Service, but for those of you that aren’t aware of what the NPS does, it’s time to learn.
According to their website, the National Park Service’s mission is as follows:
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.
Since 1916, the National Park Service has been entrusted with the care of our national parks. With the help of volunteers and partners, we safeguard these special places and share their stories with more than 318 million visitors every year. But our work doesn’t stop there.
We are proud that tribes, local governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and individual citizens ask for our help in revitalizing their communities, preserving local history, celebrating local heritage, and creating close-to-home opportunities for kids and families to get outside, be active, and have fun.
Taking care of the national parks and helping Americans take care of their communities is a job we love, and we need—and welcome—your help and support.
Doin’ great work. Props to them.
Now, back to their Twitter.
I don’t know who took over this account, but we salute you. Nothing but heaters.