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Explore Your Parks
There are 84 million acres of iconic, treasured and sacred places protected in America’s over 400 national parks – and it all belongs to you. This is your land.
Find a Park
The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, raises private funds that directly aid, support and enrich America’s national parks and their programs. As the nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, we invite you to explore all our national parks have to offer.
Begin your journey here. Discover each one of America’s national parks from fellow park supporters and the visitors that have been there. From park tips to videos, photos and stories – learn about your national parks and share your own experience. Together we can celebrate and support our parks.
Get Your Free National Parks Owner’s Guide
Make your national park experience better than ever. Filled with detailed maps, travel tips and inside information on what not to miss, the National Park Foundation’s downloadable “Owner’s Guide” series is your one-stop resource to discover your national parks.Register now to download your free guide »
Real Stories From Park Fans
Planning a Trip to a National Park?
Escape the crowds on this relatively unknown 11.5-mile loop trail in the western Yosemite Valley and be rewarded with views of Yosemite’s major icons, including El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall and Sentinel Rock.
You may already know the story of North America’s forgotten prairie: 170 million acres of native grasslands nearly lost in just one generation, precipitating the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
Upload a Photo from your park visit
Share your favorite park photos with other park lovers. Click the Share Your Photo button, enter your name, select the park where the photo was taken and then upload your image. Your photo will be added to a display of images on the individual park pages.