National Park Service Sites

An aerial view of Surprise Lake in the bottom of Aniakchak Caldera in the Alaska Peninsula
Surprise Lake, Aniakchak National Monument, Alaska

As of 2019, 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

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National Memorials


National Recreation Areas


National Lakeshores


National Seashores


National Reserves


National Parkways


National Cemeteries


National Heritage Areas


Other NPS Areas

Bicyclists riding Trail Ridge Road high in Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado