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A wooden path leads upwards towards an earthern mound
Protecting the Ancestral Landscape of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation

200 years after the tribe was forcibly removed, the National Park Service, the tribe, and other partners are conserving over 1,000 additional acres of ancestral land.

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A person fly fishes along a rocky stream
"I Was Hooked"
"I Was Hooked"

Access to nature isn't always straightforward for disabled veterans. That's why Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing applied for an NPF ParkVentures grant to expand veteran services in Shenandoah National Park.

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  • A group of people, wearing hard hats and some holding shovels, pose for a photo
    A crew of recent college grads found a career path off the beaten path. In fact, most days they were in a national park quite literally making the path themselves.
  • A group of students gather to listen to a park ranger
    Field Trips Open New Doors for Urban Parks
    A team of seasonal education rangers at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is using NPF funding to scale their field trip program to 20,000 students in just one year.
  • A red metal fence opens to a historic red brick building with a clock tower
    Preserving Pullman
    NPF and Union Pacific Railroad commemorate over 100 years of labor history in Chicago's Pullman community.
  • 2 scuba divers underwater
    Sea Sisters
    Crews of all-women combat veterans find healing through scuba diving with their "Sea Sisters."
  • Overlook onto the confluence of rivers at sunset
    Expanding Accessibility in National Parks
    There is no one experience for people with disabilities. NPF grants are helping ensure that everyone can experience the wonder of our parks.
How You Can Help

By donating to the National Park Foundation, you support programs like these that help ensure that iconic species have the best chance of survival across their native environments, and that the lands and waters set aside within the National Park System remain an abundant resource, promoting ecological diversity throughout our parks.

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