Winnebago Industries, Inc. announced today a multi-year partnership with the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, in support of the Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement.
“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 Winnebago Industries President and CEO Michael Happe. “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.”
Winnebago and the Winnebago Industries Foundation will help raise awareness about parks less traveled and 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 National Park Foundation President Will Shafroth. “The National Park Foundation is pleased to partner with Winnebago Industries and the Winnebago Industries Foundation to inspire generations of park champions.”
To launch the partnership, Winnebago has announced a limited-edition National Park Foundation Travato. The design teams at Winnebago created a new Travato design, inspired by the National Park Foundation, featuring exclusive graphics and the Pure3 Energy Management System, which includes 48-volt automotive-grade lithium batteries, providing up to watt-hours hours of energy, a 58V alternator, a 3,600-watt pure sine inverter, and solar power.
James and Stef Adinaro of the Fit
“One of our goals through this partnership is to inspire RVers and other adventurers to visit national parks that are lesser known,” said Winnebago product manager Russ Garfin. “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.”