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Owner's Guide to America's National Parks

National Park Owner's Guide

Make your next national park adventure unforgettable! Filled with detailed maps, travel tips and inside information on what not to miss, the Owner’s Guide is your one-stop resource to discover all of your over 400 national parks. Sign in to receive your free copy.
Urban Playgrounds Owner's Guide

Urban Playgrounds

In our Urban Playgrounds guide, we’ve compiled a list of parks within or close to 24 major U.S. metropolitan areas. These parks represent a diversity of people and landscapes and stories, and most of the activities we’re suggesting can be experienced in a day trip or less (with some exceptions). Sign in and download your free copy today!
Gimme Shelter Owner's Guide

Gimme Shelter

What's your heart's desire – a luxurious weekend in a remote island inn or a secluded campsite far from civilization? You'll find them both, and much more, in our national parks. While parks offer incredible opportunities to explore, they also provide places to rest and recharge. Sign in to discover some of the best in our free guide.
I Heart Parks Owner's Guide

I Heart Parks

Take your vows in the Rocky Mountains, or take a date to Lady Liberty. Coast to coast, the national parks offer hundreds of opportunities to make lasting memories with the one you love. In this free guide, I Heart Parks, we share some of our favorite parks for romantic adventures. Sign in to download your free copy.
Winter Wonderlands Owner's Guide

Winter Wonderlands

This guide brings you inside winter activities in 15 national parks. You'll find cross-country skiing and snowshoeing along with ice fishing, stargazing, sledding, and much more. Immerse yourself in the beauty found only by experiencing winter in these national park wonderlands. Sign in and you'll get a free copy today.
The Places Nobody Knows Owner's Guide

The Places Nobody Knows

For every Yosemite, there's a lesser-known park where the scenery shines and surprises. Sign in and download your FREE copy of The Places Nobody Knows for descriptions and tips on discovering some of the many hidden gems within the national park system. This guide is a must-have for planning your next national park adventure!
Happy Trails Owner's Guide

Happy Trails

Make your next trip one to remember by exploring your national parks! Download Happy Trails: 25 Unforgettable National Park Hikes for descriptions and insider recommendations on trails and treks for all ages and ability levels, as well as general hiking tips. Sign up to get this guide, a must-have for planning an unforgettable national park adventure.
Parks For Play Owners' Guide

Parks For Play

Discover just some of the ways young people can enjoy and connect to their national parks with Parks for Play: 35 National Park Adventures for Kids of All Ages. This new resource showcases 35 great national parks to be enjoyed specifically by kids and families. When you sign in, it’s free and here to help you share a park and shape a life.
The cover of the National Parks by Rail Owner's Guide

National Parks by Rail

Explore the history and beauty of America’s national parks and experience the majestic landscapes of our nation as you travel by rail. In this new guide, you will be introduced to travel tips, maps, and the simplicity and convenience of traveling by train. Kick back, relax, and enjoy the ride. Sign in and download your free copy today!
person meditating in the parks

Recharge in the Parks

Exposure to the great outdoors comes with immeasurable health benefits, but as our lives continue to get busier, more confined, and more sedentary, it becomes harder to spend time outdoors. Humana and NPF are celebrating the significant benefits of spending time outdoors in our new Owners Guide by offering tips on how to start replenishing and refreshing your mind, body, and spirit in a national park. Download the guide today!