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Concessionaire Teams Up With National Park Foundation To Offer End-of-Summer Trips


Trying to figure out how to squeeze in one more national park fix before summer ends?

Well, the National Park Foundation and ARAMARK Parks and Destinations are closing out the summer with a “National Park Adventure Sweepstakes” that offers one giveaway each week now through Labor Day.

Participating is easy. Enter each week by visiting the links below during the given dates for a chance to win a National Park adventure giveaway.  You could win a two-to-four-night stay at one of the destinations listed, access to an activity unique to that particular park, an “America the Beautiful” park pass and more. Alaska Airlines is providing airline tickets as part of the prize package for Olympic National Park and Denali National Park and Preserve.

  • Mesa Verde National Park: From Aug. 8 – 14, enter at to win a two-night stay at Far View Lodge, cliff dwelling tour tickets and more. Click here for complete rules.
  • Shenandoah National Park: From Aug. 15 - 21, enter at to win a two-night stay at Skyland Resort or Big Meadows Lodge, a horseback riding or rock climbing adventure and more. Click here for complete rules.
  • Olympic National Park: From Aug. 22 – 28, enter at
    to win a three-night stay at Kalaloch Lodge, Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort
    and/or Lake Crescent Lodge, a resort credit to create your own
    adventure and more. Click here for complete rules.
  • Denali National Park and Preserve: From Aug. 29 – Sept. 5, enter at to win a four-night stay at McKinley Village Lodge or McKinley Chalet Resort, a white-water rafting adventure and more. Click here for complete rules.

National Park Foundation and ARAMARK Parks and Destinations will contact the winner via email and then announce the winners for each giveaway every Monday starting August 15 on National Park Foundation’s Facebook page as well as the individual pages linked above. The winner for the final giveaway to Denali National Park and Preserve will be announced on Tuesday, September 6.  For more information, go to


I can't get the one for Shenandoah to work. It sends me to their facebook page but there is no mention of this anywhere that I can find. 

Is membership on Facebook required to enter the contest? The rules say an e-mail address is required, but seem to assume membership in Facebook without stating that it is required.

Never mind....I can't read!

Rule No. 3:

3. How to Enter. If applicable as part of entry, “Like” Shenandoah National Park Lodging on Facebook, and any additional partner(s). Fill out the required entry form, limit one entry per person and per e-mail address. Entrants must have a valid e-mail address.

It would seem inapplicable to "Like" a national park on Facebook if one is not on Facebook. However, the instructions seem to assume membership. Since I do not have a Facebook account, am I unable to enter the contest?

You ask a tough question, Will. Your logic is sound, however. Here's rule No. 12:

12. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to ARAMARK Parks and Destinations and to National Park Foundation, not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for sending subscribers updates, announcements and deals.

That would seem to indicate you don't need to have a Facebook page, but I can't find any specific language that mentions whether you need one, or what to do if you don't have one.

Hi All,
I represent ARAMARK Parks and Destinations. You will be able to enter the contest for Shenandoah between 8/15 - 8/21, that's why there's currently no mention of the contest on the page. While there is no direct mention of having to have an account on Facebook, part of the contest requirements are that you have to "Like" Shenandoah National Park Lodging's Facebook page. In order to do that you have to have a Facebook account.

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