The Gifts that Keep on Giving

No Matter Where or When Your Loved One Adventures, There's a Gift that Keeps on Giving – to Them and to Our Parks!
Rebecca GuldinNPF Blog
Yosemite National Park - iStock / Rezus

'Tis the season to stock up on National Park Foundation gifts! 

This phrase conjures up images of pillowy white snowbanks and hot chocolate. Or perhaps you’re thinking of sandy dunes and ice-cold water in your canteen.  

Because there is no wrong way to experience our nation’s natural wonders and national treasures (or the holidays, for that matter), there is a gift for each of your loved ones that will both delight the recipient and support our national parks, no matter when or where they adventure. From the frigid north in the winter, to the driest heat down south in the summer, you can proudly support America’s national parks through the magic of holiday gift giving.  

At NPF, we are proud to support some of the world's most treasured landscapes, ecosystems, and historical sites in our national parks. This holiday season, give a gift that will help the National Park Foundation protect these treasured landscapes for generations to come.

Brace Yourself, Winter is Coming

National park-themed bottles, telescopes, a coloring book, Subaru car keys, national park-themed Monopoly board game, and a national park-themed calendar

Coloring Book | No matter where you are, transport yourself to some of our nation’s most cherished national parks while de-stressing with the Color Your Park Coloring Book

Calendar | Start the new year off on the right hiking boot-clad foot! The 2020 National Park Foundation Wall Calendar will keep any park lover organized and up to date while providing breathtaking views of their favorite national parks. 

Monopoly | Enjoy national parks with family and friends even when you can’t be there in person. USAopoly updates this classic board game with a national park twist. 

Telescopes | Winter’s darkest skies and Celestron's telescopes provide an affordable front row seat to nature’s most captivating show for under $100. 

Travel CupsYeti’s insulated drinkware pays tribute to eight different national parks – each with a custom park logo that allows people to stay connected to their favorite parks across the country while sipping that steaming bevvie to stay warm. 

Cars | During Subaru of America's Share the Love Event, running November 14, 2019 through January 2, 2020, Subaru will donate $250 for every new vehicle purchased or leased when the customer selects the National Park Foundation as their charity of choice.

While you’re shopping … If you forgo or reuse a Free People shopping bag in store for holiday gifts (and all year!), the company will donate $0.25 to the National Park Foundation. 

Springtime in the Parks

Three national park cropped hoodie sweatshirts, national park-themed playing cards, children's book, four national park-themed t-shirts

T-shirts | Whether you’re on the trail or chilling at home, rep the parks in one of Hanes national park-inspired tees for guys and gals alike! From Arches to Zion, these tees are a must in a variety of colors and designs. 

Books for Your Junior RangerJourney Around Our National Parks is a children's book that tells the story of the preservation and conservation of our nation's parks and protected sites. Author Martha Day Zschock beautifully illustrates this fun and interactive narrative. Connect with your Junior Ranger through reading about parks. 

Apparel | Look fab, stay comfy, support parks. Get cozy and show off your park pride in one of Tailgate’s super soft national park hoodies.  

Playing Cards | Spend a day inside beating the rainy season blues with these Find Your Park Playing Cards which feature a different park on each card illustrated by 40 artists from all over the world. Take these camping for a post-picnic hand of cards.

Summertime and the Adventuring is Easy

Sandals, national park poster, national park-themed bandanas, and a trucker hat

Decorative Map | This National Parks Mapped Green Acres Poster from Parks Project depicts 61 national parks across the United States. It’s ideal for the parks lover in your life who dreams about their next summer getaway. 

Hats | Beat the heat, shade yourself from the sun, and celebrate an iconic park in the rugged yet trendy Shenandoah Scout Trucker Hat

Sandals | Embody the vibes of four national parks through Chaco’s limited-edition park sandals. Then flex your Chaco tan.  

While you’re shopping … check out L.L.Bean's National Park Collection of park-inspired bandanas, totes, shirts, hats, patches, and more.

Falling for America's National Parks

National park-themed candles, men's baselayer clothing, and a dark green National Park Service beanie

Men’s Baselayer | We have the perfect stocking stuffer for the guy who doesn’t let cold temps keep him indoors! Chilly weather calls for an extra layer, and the Hanes Men's Tec ComfortGear X-Temp™ Active Comfort Tight is just the perfect gift for the outdoorsmen who gets into the parks, all year ‘round. 

Candles | When the days grow shorter and temperatures dip, a comforting national park-inspired candle from Paddywax will give your loved one all the hygge feels. 

Hat | Whether your loved one hikes high altitudes or loves our more northern parks, the National Park Service Clip Label Beanie will keep their noggin toasty when the weather turns cooler. 

Outdoor Adventuring All Year Long

Children's book, stackable pots, collectible national park-themed ingots, a watch, collectible coins and a picture of Arches National Park

Books for Your Junior Ranger | Take a walk outside with Seymour the Snail, a curious national park ambassador for kids. Thanks to Pepparchment’s children’s books, Seymour helps children develop an appreciation for America’s greatest treasures while donating $1 NPF for every book sold.  

CookwareFarberware’s Neat Nest stacking cookware is great for home chefs looking for quality cookware without wasting space. There’s no better gift for the tiny-home dweller or RV owner in your life!  

Collectible Coins | Geek out over the silver piece that pays tribute to the “coin that never was” – the last coin of Saint-Gaudens from Help start or expand the parks-inspired collection of the numismatist in your life. 

Collectible Ingots | Getting your favorite national park inscribed in silver is a lasting way to pay tribute to our parks and cherish your favorite memories. As a subscriber to The National Parks Collection, you will receive one ingot per month until your stunning collection is complete. 

Rafting Tours | Give the gift of experiencing the national parks firsthand. OARS has the outdoor enthusiast in your life covered with in-park trips across the western United States, ranging from half-day hikes in places like Arches National Park to multi-day white water rafting adventures.  

Timepiece | The AlpinerX watch is the perfect gift for the modern-day explorer. From measuring atmospheric conditions in any environment to monitoring sleep cycles, Alpina offers a full 360 experience before, during and after a day outside.  

When it comes to gift giving, it’s the thought that counts. So why not choose a holiday gift that supports the National Park Foundation and reminds your loved one of our beloved national parks year-round?  

Happy holidays from the National Park Foundation! 


how do I buy a national park pass?
Can I purchase a lifetime national park entry card online for someone who turned 60 years old?
I have decided I would like to buy Christmas ornaments from the different National Parks I have visited, but I want them to be unique to the park- bison from yellowstone- etc. Not all pewter ornaments. Does anyone know of a source for ornaments?
I would love to buy a print of the picture of Yosemite at the top.
What a great ideas for teacher gifts. I just tweeted it it out. I love these gift ideas that keep giving.
Do active duty military get free pass to National Parks?
Hi Janis, Information about the military national park pass can be found here: Hope that helps, and thank you for supporting our parks!

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