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America's State Parks - Childhood Obesity

by America's State Parks

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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