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National Parks Adventure, Narrated by Academy Award® Winner Robert Redford, Opens at the Cosmosphere

Documentary by MacGillivray Freeman Films commemorates the U.S. National Park Service’s100-Year Anniversary

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Feb. 18, 2016 – National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness when it arrives in The Cosmosphere’s Carey Digital Dome Theater on February 22. 

Moviegoers will soar over red rock canyons, hurtle down steep mountain peaks and explore other-worldly realms found within America’s most legendary outdoor places. Along the way, the film becomes at once an action-packed celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service and a soulful reflection on what wilderness means to us all.

Filmed in more than 30 national parks across the country, this immersive film for giant screen theatres follows world-class mountaineer Conrad Anker, adventure photographer Max Lowe and artist Rachel Pohl as they hike, climb and explore their way across America’s spectacularly wild and beautiful places – including Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, Yosemite and Arches – revealing a tapestry of natural wonders that will inspire the adventurer in all of us. Captured with IMAX 3D cameras and shown in full glory in giant screen theatres, National Parks Adventure celebrates the majesty of our national parks and treasured landscapes while highlighting the importance of protecting them.

The film is family friendly – rated G – and has a run time of approximately 45 minutes. Public show times for National Parks Adventure, starting Feb. 22, are as follows:

Monday-Friday: 10 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.

Sunday: 2 p.m., 4 p.m.

Free showings will be available to Cosmosphere members February 19 to 21. For more information about how to become a member or for ticket information, visit www.cosmo.org or call the Cosmosphere at 620-662-2305 or 800-397-0330.