Explore 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. 

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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.

National Park Owner's Guide

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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 »



Planning a Trip to a National Park?

  • The Jewel Of Our Nation's Caves
    Jewel Cave National Monument is home to one of the largest caves in the world. It includes more than 180 miles of mapped and surveyed passages, but remains a mysterious underground wilderness that continues to intrigue scientists and explorers to this da
  • The Wave-Like Dunes Of White Sands
    It's impossible not to be struck by the starkness and grandeur of White Sands National Monument. Wave-like dunes of pure white gypsum sand engulf 275 square miles of New Mexico’s Tularosa Basin, creating one of the world’s greatest natural wonders.