Parks & Recreation Crossword

May 1, 2017, Department, by National Recreation and Park Association

Parks Recreation Crossword 410

Test your park and recreation knowledge and download NRPA's monthly crossword puzzle!

After completing the puzzle, check the answers to the crossword. As an added bonus for completing the crossword, you can enter a drawing to win one of three New Orleans prize packs that will include T-shirts, buffs and much more when you check your answers. The winners will be randomly selected and notified May 31, 2017.

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1  Utah National Park created by President Hoover

4  Whole amount

7  Shenandoah National Park's state

8  Central Park's spring flower

9  Caused destruction and ruin

10  Navigational dir.

11  Game bird like a partridge

13  Type of water which requires landscape planning to manage in an ecologicaly sound way

14  Intrusive and aggressive, like some unwanted species

17  Element #30

18  Civil Rights Memorial state, or short

20  Problem to be resolved

23  Philanthropy dedicated to creating small, high quality gardens

24  ___lands National Park, South Dakota

26  'This ___ surprise!'

27  Sustainable Landscapes Initiative, abbr.

29  Chains of mountains

32  Right, for short

33  Design an area of plants and trees in an outdoor environment

34  "A drop of golden sun"


1  Act used to award monument status to specified areas of land

2  Kind of lily

3  Clairvoyance, e.g.

4  Conserves

5  Ecosystem of rare plants now being restored in Arlington National Park, 2 words

6  Natural to a region

7  Transport vehicle

9  Upgrade and improve

12  Part of some California city names

15  Go and see

16  Giant deer

19  Building with a triangular cross section

21  Function

22  Smooths and makes simpler

25  Like many Texas trails

28  Once ___ while

30  Epoch

31  Oregon neighbor