Partnership Profiles

The National Park Foundation (NPF)'s partners play an important role in the success and longevity of our national parks. NPF engages with organizations in a variety of ways that not only contribute to our mission, but also provide shared value to our partners. Learn more about our innovative partnerships with the organizations below. 

Union Pacific Railroad

As one of the earliest supporters of the national parks, Union Pacific Railroad has a long legacy of helping to connect people to our most cherished places. Today, that focus remains. With the National Park Foundation, UP is creating direct community impact by ensuring that all youth have the opportunity to explore the many resources of our national parks.

Niantic, Inc.

The goal of Niantic, the world’s leading augmented reality company and the maker of Pokémon GO, Ingress, and Harry Potter Wizards Unite, has always been to get people outside and moving - and theres no better place than the national parks. In a hyper-connected world, Niantic is leverage its technology to spark a love of outdoor exploration and build support for our 420+ parks.

The North Face

The North Face is a leading outdoor brand, creating athlete-tested, expedition-proven products that help people explore and test their abilities. Its mission is to protect our outdoor playgrounds and minimize impact on the planet. As partners, The North Face and the National Park Foundation are collaborating to address key sustainability challenges within our parks and build greater visibility and engagment in our parks through inspring brand activations.


As a leading multichannel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel, L.L.Bean, Inc. believes the outdoors is for everyone. In partnership with the National Park Foundation, L.L.Bean is inspiring people of all backgrounds, abilities and experience levels, to discover and share their own unique connections to America’s national parks.

Free People

Free People is a global lifestyle brand defined by femininity, creativity, curiosity and adventure. Through strategic investments in our parks and creative activations, Free People mobilized Gen Z and Millenial women to become the next generation of national park ambassadors- all while boosting brand loyalty.

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Commitment from our partners is critical to the success of the parks. We engage with organizations in a variety of ways that both help our parks and your organization.