Preserving Parks Today;
Creating Park Stewards for Tomorrow

What we do

Park Preservation

Park Preservation

COMPLETING AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS

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Buddy Bison Programs

Buddy Bison Programs

ALL KIDS DESERVE TO BE ABLE TO CONNECT WITH THE GREAT OUTDOORS

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Kids to Parks Day

Kids to Parks Day

KIDS NEED PARKS AND PARKS NEED KIDS

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Our Mission:

Preserving Parks Today; Creating Park Stewards for Tomorrow

Our Vision:

Everyone Will Have an American Park Experience

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News

White Sands National Monument Is Now Our Newest National Park

White Sands National Monument Is Now Our Newest National Park

At the height of the Great Depression and in the final days of his presidency, President Herbert Hoover declared a white sand desert in New Mexico as a national monument. In December 2019, Congress passed legislation and a bill was signed that elevated the park's designation; it became our 62nd national park.

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10 Great National Parks for Winter Activities

10 Great National Parks for Winter Activities

Grab your skis, sleds, and ice skates! Not only are national parks amazingly beautiful in the winter, but they have plenty to offer for all of your favorite winter recreation activities. 

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VOLCANOES AND WILDFLOWERS AND LAKES, OH MY!

VOLCANOES AND WILDFLOWERS AND LAKES, OH MY!

Lassen Volcanic offers opportunities to discover the wonders and mysteries of volcanoes and hydrothermal features for visitors willing to explore the undiscovered. National Park Trust is working with the National Park Service to protect and preserve property inside the park in order to greatly reduce the possibility of future development in the park.

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Buddy Bison

Buddy Bison

Make Buddy Bison your new traveling companion as you visit, explore and protect our natural resources and parks. Become part of this national movement and get your own pint-sized, lovable, woolly Buddy Bison today!

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Buddy Bison T-Shirt

Buddy Bison T-Shirt

Show your Buddy Bison pride with this cotton* T-shirt! Then let us know where you and Buddy Bison have been.

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Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure

Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure

Buddy Bison’s Yellowstone Adventure, written by Ilona E. Holland, offers breathtaking photographs and a charming story as well as an afterward with a short history of the park, a detailed map, and fun facts about wildlife, conservation, and more.

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