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Agents of Discovery

As a part of the federal government’s Every Kid in a Park initiative, the U.S. Forest Service has partnered with the American Recreation Coalition to bring Agents of Discovery to 60 National Forests across the country. Agents of Discovery is a completely free app that uses the latest in augmented reality gaming to get kids active, engaged and learning in our public lands.

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Every Kid in a Park

Hey 4th graders! Visit, do the activity, then download your free pass. This pass is good at 2,000+ federal lands and waters sites. Before you go, know the rules and confirm your preferred site is part of this program. Information Kit (67mb ZIP)

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National Public Lands Day

On September 22, 2018, join hundreds of thousands of people at sites throughout the country and take part in NEEF’s 25th annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD). Lend a hand and have fun at the same time by bringing your family, friends, classmates, students, or coworkers of all ages and abilities to spend the day outdoors celebrating public lands. Your work will help ensure our public lands continue to be beautiful places for all to enjoy.

Watch a video from a 2017 U.S. Forest Service National Public Lands Day signature site event here.

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Share The Forest

The possibilities are endless for what you can do outside with your family. Try the Nature Next Door Challenge today. Start by searching for a forest or park near you.

Share The Forest

Use #DiscoverTheForest or #ForestFriday to share your photos from the Forest! See more experiences from the Forest