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

NPT and Partners Add 1,495 Acres to the Appalachian Trail

NPT and Partners Add 1,495 Acres to the Appalachian Trail

If you've seen the pristine waters and lush terrain at Maine’s Bald Mountain Pond, you’d understand why National Park Trust and our partners chose to acquire an adjacent 1,500-acre parcel of old-growth woodland to benefit the National Park Service’s Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Read more about the protection of this land.

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4th Graders – Get Your Free Park Pass!

4th Graders – Get Your Free Park Pass!

Hey 4th graders, it’s time to get your free national park pass! You and your family get free access to hundreds of parks, lands, and waters for an entire year thanks to the Every Kid Outdoors Program.

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Meet NPT’s Youth Leadership Team

Meet NPT’s Youth Leadership Team

We are excited to introduce our 2019-2020 youth leadership team! These youth leaders not only love to discover parks and share their experiences with other kids, but they are also dedicated stewards of our public lands.

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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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