NPF's 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

November 29, 2012NPF Blog

Looking for a unique way to give back to the national parks this holiday season, check out some of our great gift ideas below!

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NPF Gear for Park Lovers

Do you love parks? The National Park Foundation is proud to offer our supporters a great way to show their love for the national parks – while supporting them at the time. View NPF’s full product line—everything from tees, to hats, to totes—by clicking here.

National Park Games

USAOPOLY has created several national park themed games which are sure to be fun for people of all ages.  Games include National Parks Monopoly, National Park Campfire Games – Checkers & TicTacToe, National Parks Yahtzee and Memory Challenge – National Parks. To find out where to purchase a game, go to

Tango Card

If you’re planning on buying a gift card this year, why not buy one that gives back. Tango Card provides a platform for giving and getting gift cards. It sells gift cards to leading retailers as well as a multi-use “Tango Card.”This multi-use card allows the recipient to use the value of their card to 1) purchase a retail gift card, 2) redeem the value for cash or 3) donate all or a portion of the Tango Card’s value to the National Park Foundation. For more information, go to

Official Guide to America’s National Parks 14th Edition

If you know someone who’s planning a trip to a national park or someone who’s just a national park lover, the brand new 14th edition of Official Guide to America’s National Parks here! It is a great stocking stuffer and the perfect guide for helping with trip planning and getting information on the hundreds of sites within the National Park System including parks, battlefields, monuments, trails, rivers, etc. To learn more or to purchase a book, click here.

National Park Coins

Coin collectors, both young and old, will be happy to receive the Yogi Bear's America The Beautiful Quarter's Collector's Book. The America the Beautiful Quarters feature images of national parks and other great lands of this country. This full color Collector’s Book features a spot for all 56 quarters (5 released per year from 2010-2021.) A percentage of every sale goes to support National Park Foundation programs. To place an order, go to

Shift Cycle Wear

Are you or someone you know an avid cyclist? If so, check out the national park cycling jerseys from Shift Cycle Wear. The jerseys come in both men’s and women’s sizes. This would be a great gift for yourself and your cycling friends. To order go to and click on Men’s Cycle Wear or Women’s Cycle Wear.


Looking for ways to be greener? Try PeopleTowels. PeopleTowels, an on-the-go alternative to paper towels, are reusable personal hand towels. By using reusable towels, you will help save trees, reduce landfill waste and conserve more water. And if you buy the National Park Road Trip pack, you will help preserve the national parks. For each purchase, $1 will be donated to the National Park Foundation. To purchase a pack, go to

Butterfly Charm

Looking for the perfect gift for your daughter, granddaughter, niece, or girlfriend?  How about a butterfly charm that benefits the National Park Foundation?  Find at Nordstrom's or order online by clicking here.

The Perfect Stocking Stuffer

Give the gift of the parks for a lifetime.  Passport® To Your National Parks will inspire your friends and family to visit all 398 national parks in their lifetimes and experience all that they have to offer - from recreation to adventure to education and much, much more!  A portion of the proceeds from each National Park Foundation passport book purchased will be donated to the National Park Foundation.  Click here to order online.

Turn Your Park Memories into a Gift

Place custom canvas print orders via and they'll donate 25% of revenue to the National Park Foundation! PLUS, you'll get 25% off your order and free standard shipping!  Just go to

Purchase a Virtual Inch for Your Friends and Family

Purchase that special piece of land - virtually - where you shared a special experience with your friends or family. For each inch purchased within a national park unit, a portion of the proceeds goes to the National Park Foundation. Users can also select NPF as the beneficiary of other inches purchased outside of national park units. Simply print your personalized GoodDEED™ marking your selected latitude/longitude coordinates, put a big red bow on it, and give the gift of the parks. Claim your virtual inch today at!

National Parks Calendar

The perfect gift for the national park enthusiast: the 2013 National Parks Calendar.  A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each calendar will go to the National Park Foundation.  Order yours today!


National Parks has partnered with Rand McNally to get you discounts on great products for your next outdoor adventure! Visit to get 10% off all purchases, with 5% of your purchase going back to the National Parks Foundation! Don’t forget to meet the RVND™ 7720 LM, the newest RV GPS device, featuring award-winning navigation specific for RVers.

Foster a Child’s Love for National Parks at an Early Age

Get the children in your life excited about all that national parks have to offer.  Check out “Songs for Junior Rangers,” a new National Park Service CD, that gets kids singing, dancing, and laughing as they learn fun facts about history and nature. The CD’s 20 tracks contain catchy lyrics about national parks designed to both entertain and educate children. CDs are available at

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