How We Create Park Stewards
Connecting People to Parks, the Outdoors, and One Another
We work every day to introduce youth, college communities, and families to parks where they can be inspired to become America's most diverse generation of park stewards.Check Out Our Current Grant Opportunities Learn About How Our Youth & Family Programs Increase Access and Awareness of Parks and Outdoor Places
How We Preserve Parks
Protecting Land Ensuring Futures
We help preserve our nation's natural and cultural resources while promoting public parks, lands, and waters as spaces that are welcoming and accessible to all.Learn About Our Park Preservation Five Years Ago, We Helped Project Zion National Park From Development - Read More!
Updates from the Park Trust
National Park Trust Partners With Cape Hatteras National Seashore to Purchase Two Threatened Oceanfront Properties in the Outer Banks
National Park Trust is excited to announce its successful partnership with the National Park Service to acquire two at-risk homes in Rodanthe, NC, located on the beach at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore boundary.
Miami-Dade County Military Families Build Community While Fishing at Biscayne National Park
The National Park Trust, National Park Service (NPS), and Our Military Kids partnered on September 16th to bring military personnel and their families to Biscayne National Park in Florida for a day of fishing on the waters of Biscayne Bay.
National Park Trust Acquires the Alexander House to Expand the LBJ National Historical Park in Texas
National Park Trust is pleased to announce the acquisition and transfer of a 0.47-acre parcel at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park in Johnson City, TX, to the National Park Service (NPS). The property includes a historic house across from President Johnson’s boyhood home, which initially belonged to his younger sister, Mrs. Birge Alexander. The Alexander home is vital to the park's cultural and historical landscape.
Military Families from the Seattle/Tacoma Area Discover Aquatic Life at Mt. Rainier National Park
On August 13th, National Park Trust, National Park Service (NPS), and Our Military Kids partnered to bring military personnel and their families to Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State for a day of aquatic citizen science at Mowich Lake, the largest and deepest lake in the park.
It was heartwarming to know that we helped create a positive outdoor experience for our peers.
- Kolbi Holston, Howard University College AmbassadorLearn about our College Ambassador Program
The success of this project is a testament to the incredible importance of the Park Trust’s mission and the dedication of their staff.
- Chris Loudenslager, Superintendent, North Country National Scenic TrailRead More About Our Work At The North Country National Scenic Trail
Schools and nonprofits currently engaged with our Youth & Family ProgramsLearn more about our Youth & Family Programs
Value of lands protected/donated to the National Park Service since 1983Read about how the Park Trust helped to reopen a critical section of the North Country National Scenic Trail Learn more about our Park Preservation work
National Park Trust Impacts In Your State
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