We Preserve Parks Today and Create Park Stewards for Tomorrow
Thank you for making a tremendous difference for our national parks and thousands of students across the country. Your support each year is vital, crucial, and greatly appreciated by all of us on the board and staff.See What We Have Accomplished Together in Our 2023 Annual Impact Report! Read Our Story
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.Apply to be a 2024-2025 College Ambassador 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 Eight Years Ago, We Helped Preserve Rocky Mountain National Park - Read More!
Updates from the Park Trust
National Park Trust and Edison International Announce the 2024 Southern California Kids to Parks Grant Program Recipients
National Park Trust, in partnership with Edison International, is pleased to announce the 2024 grantees of the first Southern California Kids to Parks Grant Program, which is designed to connect third through eighth graders at Title I schools in southern California to local public parks, lands, and waters.
Legacy of Fort Scott National Historic Site Expanded
National Park Trust and the National Park Service announced a successful partnership that will help to preserve a critical piece of American history at Fort Scott National Historic Site in Kansas.
National Park Trust Assists in Negotiations Toward Establishment of Coltsville National Historical Park
National Park Trust announced its successful partnership with the National Park Service, Congressman John B. Larson (CT, 1st District), Chevron Corporation, and other stakeholders in helping to pave the way to establish Coltsville National Historical Park in Hartford, CT.
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.
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 expand LBJ National Historical Park in Texas Learn more about our Park Preservation work
National Park Trust Impacts In Your State
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