Helping America's National Parks
Our national parks protect more than 18,000 miles of land and water trails. NPF’s Active Trails program promotes healthy lifestyles, sustainability and volunteerism, while simultaneously protecting and enhancing these precious resources. Learn more »
Resolve To Support Parks
As you ponder your adventures for 2015, think about how you can include your national parks. People from across the country have been sharing their national park New Year’s resolutions with us and we want to hear from you too. Learn More»
DISCOVER AMERICA’S BEAUTIFUL NATIONAL PARKS
Yellowstone National Park covers 2,221,766 acres and is the world’s first national park, signed into law in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant, who declared it be set aside “… for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.
A powerful and inspiring landscape, the Grand Canyon overwhelms our senses through its immense size; 277 river miles (446km) long, up to 18 miles (29km) wide, and a mile (1.6km) deep.