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America's State Parks - Childhood Obesity

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Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States. Something as simple as visiting a State Park can help kids get active and get outdoors. Go visit your natural treasures that are always Close To Home.

 

Published: 04/06/2010

 


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See Tennessee's Wild Side at Roan Mountain State Park

See Tennessee's Wild Side at Roan Mountain State Park

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A Tale in Two Parts: Part 1 - The Walking Stick Workshop

A Tale in Two Parts: Part 1 - The Walking Stick Workshop

Amber Zeimetz

West Lafayette, IN - Early in March, Prophetstown State Park held a walking stick program open to everyone. Participants were given a few instructions and all necessary materials, then allowed to design and create their own walking sticks. (read more...)

A Tale in Two Parts: Part 2 - The Hike

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