National Park Service Sites

  • An inlet at Acadia National Park
  • Surprise Lake on the floor of the Aniakchak Caldera, Aniakchak National Monument
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison at sunrise
  • River batteries at Fort Donelson National Battlefield
  • Friendship Hill National Historic Site
  • Glacier National Park
  • The view from Point Lobos, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington DC
  • Kayaking in the New River Gorge, New River National River
  • Olympic National Park
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Death Valley National Park

As of 2015, the National Park Service counted more than 400 units in the National Park Service System. In total, these 400+ special places were visited by more than 275 million people. Included in this list of special places are National Parks, National Monuments, National Preserves, National Historic Sites, National Military Parks, National Historical Parks, National Battlefield Parks, National Battlefields, National Memorials, National Recreation Areas, National Seashores, National Lakeshores, National Rivers, National Reserves, National Parkways, National Historic & Scenic Trails, National Cemeteries, National Heritage Areas and yet other NPS areas. These properties are spread across 49 states, the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the US Territories of Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands (only Delaware has not a single unit of the National Park Service system).

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National Parks


National Monuments


National Preserves


National Historical Parks


National Historic Sites


International Historic Site


National Battlefield Parks


National Military Parks


National Battlefields


National Battlefield Site


National Memorials


National Recreation Areas


National Lakeshores


National Seashores


National Reserves


National Parkways


National Cemeteries


National Heritage Areas


Other NPS Areas

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado