• Watch this video to learn more about the mission and programs of NPT, and how your support is preserving parks today and cultivating tomorrow's park stewards.

    Mapping our progress

    2013 ANNUAL REPORT

  • For the past three decades, NPT has supported and assisted in acquiring inholdings and in developing public and private partnerships to promote the acquisition and protection of parks, wildlife refuges, historic landmarks, public lands, and waterways.


  • The future of our nation's treasured parks, public lands and other open spaces rests in the hands of our youth. Through NPT's widely respected and rapidly growing kids to parks initiatives and Buddy Bison youth education program, everyone will be provided with the American Park experience they deserve.




Buddy Bison has friends and families exploring parks all over the country. Everything from huge national parks to the local parks in their area. Become one of Buddy Bison's followers and friends. Send him pictures of your park adventure to be entered on his map, national news letter - Buddy Bison's Buzz. You could be his next Adventure of the Month.

What's New

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    Welcome to a new school year! 
    As you settle into your normal school routine this year, don't forget to make time for you and your children to enjoy our nation's parks. Read more from Parents Magazine.

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    Getting Close to Our Wild Neighbors
    "I caught another one!" I heard this phrase a lot when the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City were catching toads on August 19th at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Galloway, NJ. Read more...

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