Your Do-Good National Parks Gift Guide

November 21, 2016Rocío LowerNPF Blog
Gift Ideas that Give Back, For the National Parks Fan in Your Life

Are you wracking your brain trying to think of the perfect gift for the park lovers in your life? Get them something that not only speaks to their passion for the great outdoors – get them something that also gives back to our national parks!

Check out our gift guide, filled with wonderful ideas that will surely make this holiday season a memorable one.

Centennial and Find Your Park Collections

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Official Find Your Park Store | Stylish gear and accessories that celebrate the National Park Service Centennial and encourage all to #FindYourPark. Be sure to also check out the beautifully-designed products created in partnership with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s hitRECord. The best part is that 100% of the proceeds from your purchase go to the National Park Foundation!

Centennial Commemorative Coins | Available in gold, silver, and clad, these stunning coin designs by the U.S. Mint celebrate  the National Park Service Centennial and support our national parks.

Centennial Gear | Celebrate the National Park Service's Centennial with special packs, clothes, and more. Plus, when you purchase an item from the REI-branded centennial collection, REI, a premier partner of Find Your Park, will donate 10% of proceeds to the National Park Foundation.

National Parks Edition Collection | Through its national parks edition coolers, sleeping bags, tents, lanterns, and more, Coleman, a national partner of Find Your Park, is committed to connecting youth and families to the outdoors and is a National partner of the Find Your Park movement!

Virtually Support America’s National Parks

Donate to the National Park Foundation | Support America's treasured places in your loved one’s name and make a lasting impact for our national parks – today and for future generations.

National Park Virtual Inch | Purchase a special piece of land – virtually – where you shared an unforgettable experience with your loved ones for a truly unique gift. You can select the National Park Foundation as the beneficiary of your inches purchased both inside and outside national park units.

National Park Foundation Special Editions

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Celestron NPF Collection | From telescopes, to binoculars, to camp lanterns, and flashlights, this official National Park Foundation collection by Celestron will help you discover and explore national parks in a new way!

Ingots National Parks Collection | This one-of-a-kind collection features gold-layered silver ingots with stunning full-color images of some of our most visited national parks, creating a cherished collection for years to come.

Classic Z/Sandals | Limited-edition, featuring strap designs inspired by the National Park Foundation’s iconic logo, and made-in-the-USA construction. Get yours while they last – they’re available in women’s and men’s sizes.

2017 Wall Calendar | This remarkable official National Park Foundation wall calendar is filled with breathtaking pictures from America’s beautiful national parks.

Experiences in National Parks

REI Adventures | REI believes our national parks can provide deeply transformational outdoor experiences. That’s why they’ve been guiding trips in these amazing natural places since REI Adventures began in 1987. For every national park trips listed on this page, REI will donate 10% of proceeds to the National Park Foundation.

National Park Tours | O.A.R.S. is donating one percent of company sales to the National Park Foundation for national park tours they  operate in Arches & Canyonlands National Parks, Crater Lake National Park, Dinosaur National Monument, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park and for hiking trips in Grand Canyon National Park.

National Parks by Rail Packages | When you think of travel, most people think of flying or driving. There’s a tendency to forget about the most iconic way to travel across the country and discover the land we love, and that’s by rail. Peruse Amtrak Vacation’s national parks vacation packages and experience your national parks as part of a rail journey!

Great Stocking Stuffers

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National Parks Pass | The America the Beautiful National Parks Pass covers entrance fees to national parks and hundreds of additional public lands, giving you the opportunity to enjoy our country's greatest treasures all year long. Purchase your pass at REI and they will donate 10% of the proceeds to the National Park Foundation.

Gift Card | For each National Park Foundation Gift Card sold, featuring iconic Yosemite National Park, American Express will donate an amount equal to the purchase fee to the National Park Foundation to preserve and enrich America's national parks and programs.

Tango Card | Tango Card offers a multi-use card that allows the recipient to use the value of their card to purchase a retail gift card, redeem the value for cash or donate all or a portion of the Tango Card’s value to the National Park Foundation.

World’s Softest Socks | Be sure to check out these cute (and comfy) socks crafted in the U.S. by our partner Crescent Sock Company, they're almost too good to give away!

Hammock | For every centennial hammock sold, ENO will donate $5 and for every special edition hammock sold, ENO will donate $10 to the National Park Foundation.

Women's Cascadia Trail-Running Shoes | For every pair of the Cascadia 11 sold in color 186, Brooks will donate $5 to the National Park Foundation.

Bears Pendant | Inspired by Disneynature's "Bears", this pendant features a mother bear and her cubs standing against the backdrop of three snow-capped mountain peaks. The peaks represent National Park Foundation work within wildlife protection, habitat restoration, and conservation research. Alex Woo donates 20% of proceeds from the sale of each pendant to the National Park Foundation.

Books About Parks

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Yogi Bear Coin Book | This book will hold all 56 coins from the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters series, but also showcases the history of our national parks in a comic book format that children will love to read again and again.

National Park Roads | As you explore our national parks, you may neglect to notice one of their most important features – the roads that travel through them. “National Park Roads” shares the factors that determined their course and how they impact the way we experience our parks.

Hello, National Parks! | Check out one of three national park-themed books from Applewood Books: “Hello, National Parks!” great for ages 2-5, “Journey Around Our National Parks,” for young readers and “National Parks Puzzle Book,” for all ages.

National Park-Themed Collections

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Columbia National Park Collection | Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial with Columbia and take a look at this inspiring “collectible” collection of the wonderful, wild places that we all love.

Pendleton National Park Collection | Give the gift of style with Pendleton’s National Park Collection of lifestyle products, apparel, accessories and home.

Water Bottle | Raise a bottle and toast to the national parks! For every bottle purchased, $2 will be donated to the National Park Foundation.

National Parks Games | Travel friendly and fun for all-ages, USAOPOLY has created national park-inspired versions of your favorite games.

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