Your Park, Your Story
National parks have the power to inspire us, challenge us, and shape us. Everyone has the potential to have their own unique connection to parks. That’s why the National Park Foundation (NPF) works to preserve these special places and ensure that everyone has the opportunity to experience and explore the treasured landscapes and diverse histories preserved within our parks.
This summer, we’re inviting everyone to create, reminisce, and share their connections to and stories from national parks. Whether it’s the first time you’ve visited a national park site or an annual tradition, we invite you to find your park story.
Take Part Today!
There are things you can do right now to connect with the stories of our national parks and those they continue to inspire.
NPF partnered with Subaru, our largest corporate partner, to give away a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore America’s national parks in a brand-new all-electric car.
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Connect with the parks you love. Sign up to receive the latest NPF news, information on how you can support our national treasures, and travel ideas for your next trip to the parks.
Donate to NPF
Ensure that everyone has the opportunity to discover their own stories within and inspired by national parks by supporting the National Park Foundation today.
Visit the Parkcade
Visit NPF’s digital “park-cade” to discover all sorts of park-related activities that you can enjoy anytime, anywhere. Try your hand at a park-inspired crossword or use our Adventure Travel Bingo set to enhance your next park visit.
Share Your Park Story
How have our national parks provided you enjoyment, solace, inspiration, or other powerful experiences? Share your park story on social media using #MyParkStory.
Stay tuned for the latest news on events and happenings to help celebrate our national parks.
Great American Outdoors DayEach year NPS designates special days when parks that normally charge an entrance fee offer free admission to everyone. August 4, 2023 is a fee-free day that commemorates the signing of the Great American Outdoors Act.
Plan a Park Visit
With over 400 national park sites, each with their own stories to share, it can be hard to know where to begin when planning a park visit. Explore tools that help you connect to parks and contribute to your park story.
Find a Park to ExploreUsing the Find Your Park Quiz, find new parks, nearby parks, and those suited to your national park dreams! Just provide the answers and the quiz will offer the perfect park pairing.
VolunteerGive back to the places that give so much to us. Learn more about the volunteer opportunities in national parks, whether it’s a one-time service project or event or a long-term volunteer position.
Learn More About NPF
As the official nonprofit partner of NPS, NPF works to both protect our national parks and create opportunities so everyone can discover their own park story.