Winnebago Industries Inc. has entered a multi-year partnership with the National Park Foundation (NPF) in support of the Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement. This public awareness campaign inspires people of all backgrounds and abilities to discover and share their own unique connections to America’s national parks. National Park Foundation (NPF) is the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service.
“Our purpose, throughout our Winnebago, Grand Design and Chris-Craft families, is to help our customers explore the outdoor lifestyle, enabling extraordinary experiences as they travel, live, work and play,” said Michael Happe, Winnebago Industries president and CEO. “We firmly believe that America’s national parks offer unparalleled opportunities to experience the beauty of nature and the depth of our shared heritage at some of the most scenic and historic locations in the United States. It is an honor to support the work of the National Park Foundation in pursuit of our shared goal, to connect more people with transformative outdoor experiences.”
With more than 400 national parks across the U.S., Winnebago and the Winnebago Industries Foundation will help raise awareness about parks less traveled and also lend support to NPF’s Open OutDoors for Kids program, which connects young people to national parks through meaningful, educational, and engaging activities.
“This partnership not only brings parks to people by raising awareness, it also literally brings people to parks,” said Will Shafroth, National Park Foundation president. “The National Park Foundation is pleased to partner with Winnebago Industries and the Winnebago Industries Foundation to inspire generations of park champions.”
Winnebago has debuted a limited-edition National Park Foundation Travato to launch its news partnership. The new Travato design was revealed this week at the RVX show in Salt Lake City. The special RV unit features exclusive graphics and the Pure3 Energy Management System, which leverages solar power for untethered journeys and unlimited adventures, according to Winnebago.
Following RVX, James and Stef Adinaro of the Fit RV, will travel in the new limited-edition National Park Foundation Travato to share stories from the road.
“One of our goals through this partnership is to inspire RVers and other adventurers to visit national parks that are lesser known,” said Russ Garfin, Winnebago product manager. “The Travato with the Pure3 Energy system is the perfect vehicle to do just that with its ability to disconnect from shore power for longer periods of time and go where most RVers can’t.”