Kids to Parks Day 2018


I did not receive compensation for this post as a Kids to Parks Day Blog Ambassador. The opinions in this post are my own.


Congratulations to Dynal R who was selected as the winner of this giveaway! The winner has received an email from with instructions on accepting the prize. Thank you to all who entered!

Saturday, May 19, 2018 is Kids to Parks Day! Kids to Parks Day is an initiative from the National Park Trust to encourage families to get outside and active with the kids!

This year has partnered again with the National Park Trust as a Kids to Parks Day Blog Ambassador, and we are thrilled to be able to do another giveaway in honor of Kids to Parks Day! One lucky MyActiveChild Hampton Roads family will win their own Buddy Bison toy - my daughter has had one of these Buddy Bisons for years and he is the perfect size to stow away in (or be hooked to) a backpack to come along on your outdoor adventures!

Buddy Bison Toy

Make sure to take a moment to Register for Kids to Parks Day - when you sign up to be counted for this year’s Kids to Parks Day you will be registered to win cool prizes such as a camping package from The North Face, hiking boots from Northside USA, a Jr. Ranger package from Eastern National, or a Year of the Bird package from National Geographic!

Kids to Parks 2017

Kids to Parks Events in Hampton Roads:

Every state park in Virginia is participating with events for the kids to mark the occasion of Kids to Parks Day, including False Cape State Park, and First Landing State Park. Many other locations are also having great outdoor events this weekend! Find all the local events we know of on the Daily Calendar.

Kids To Parks Day at First Landing: Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 11am-2pm. Join us for a day of awesome kids' activities. Meet Smokey Bear and some of his friends. There will be plenty of fun activities, guided hikes, and opportunities to meet some of First Landing's educational animals. Its a day to bring your whole family to meet some of the wonderful creatures of the park.

National Kids to Parks Day - Fishing Frenzy at False Cape State Park: Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9am-1pm. Join False Cape for a morning of fishing & fun. Bass, Crappie, Sunfish, White-Perch, Catfish, Carp, and Gar are some of the many fish found in Back Bay. Fish identification charts will be given to all participants. A Virginia Freshwater Fishing License will be not required for anyone under the age of 16. For more information and to make reservations please call 757-426-7128, cost is $10

National Kids to Parks Day at York River State Park: Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10am-1pm. York River State Park is offering a variety of programs as we celebrate National Kids to Parks Day. Go on a self-guided adventure with a Park Pack, available at the park office. Or join a ranger for a guided program including: Freshwater Fishing Clinic 10 a.m., Tyke Hike 1 p.m., Stream to Sea Stroll 4 p.m.

No need to attend one of these events to participate in the spirit of Kids to Parks Day....choose your favorite park and head out to play! To take the official "Kids to Parks" pledge (and be entered to win prizes) Click HERE.

Have a great time with your family #outdoors! Enter our giveaway for a chance to win your own Buddy Bison toy below!

Kids To Parks Day - National Park Trust

Kids to Parks 2018

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