We are fortunate to have a multitude of partners in our mission 4 the Parks. Our 4% donations are made not to one organization, but many. We cherish the opportunity to support those we trust as the most impactful champions of our national parks and public lands. Although the below is merely a sampling, THANK YOU to all the wonderful organizations out there that protect and preserve America's wild and historic places!
Grand Teton Association (GTA has long been an important bridge between visitor and environment in the Tetons. The GTA works to increase public understanding, appreciate, and enjoyment of Grand Teton National Park as well as the surrounding public lands. Click here to learn more.
Grand Canyon Association is the official nonprofit partner of Grand Canyon National Park, raising private funds to benefit Grand Canyon National Park, operating retail shops and visitor centers within the park, and providing premier guided educational classes, hikes, and tours about the natural and cultural history of the region. Click here to learn more.
The Great Smoky Mountains Association supports the perpetual preservation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the national park system by promoting great public interest and appreciation through education, interpretation, and research. Click here to learn more.
Eastern National is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit cooperating association, supporting the interpretive, educational, and scientific programs and services of the National Park Service and our other public trust partners. Founded in 1947 by National Park Service rangers who convened at Gettysburg National Military Park, Eastern National’s vision was to serve as a shared-resource retail and educational network for America’s special historical, cultural, and natural places. Click here to learn more.
Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association (TRNHA), a nonprofit organization, exists to assist and support Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, and Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge. Proceeds from our retail operations, memberships, and donations support the educational, interpretive, and scientific research programs to enhance the experience of park visitors. Click here to learn more.
The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation whose purpose is to promote the educational, historical, cultural, scientific, and interpretive activities in the Eastern Sierra including Mono Basin, Mammoth Lakes, Mt. Whitney, and more! Click here to learn more.
The Florida Parks Association operates under Congressional authorities as the official private, non-profit partner supporting educational, interpretive, and historical and scientific research responsibilities of Biscayne, Dry Tortugas, and Everglades National Parks and Big Cypress National Preserve. Click here to learn more.
Providing for Yosemite's future, the Yosemite Conservancy inspires people to support projects and programs that preserve and protect Yosemite National Park's resources and enrich the visitor experience. In particular, the Yosemite Conservancy funds a lasting difference for Yosemite’s trails, habitat, wildlife and much more. Click here to learn more.
Canyonlands Natural History Association (CNHA) is a non-profit organization, which exists solely to assist the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management in their education and visitor efforts on the Colorado Plateau. Click here to learn more.
1959, Alaska Geographic has been the nonprofit education partner of Alaska’s spectacular parks, forests, and refuges. Alaska Geographic is a bookstore, publisher, educator, and supporter of Alaska’s treasury of public lands. Together with our public land partners, Alaska Geographic is dedicated to sharing Alaska’s rich natural and cultural heritage. Click here to learn more.
The Zion National Park Forever Project is the combination of the Zion Natural History Association, the Zion Canyon Field Institute, and the Zion National Park Foundation. The organization's primary mission is to raise awareness and funding to preserve Zion and its sister parks in perpetuity. Click here to learn more.
Capitol Reef Natural History Association (CRNHA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1963 to support historical, cultural, scientific, interpretive and educational activities at Capitol Reef National Park. CRNHA operates the book store in the Visitor Center,online catalog and manages the Gifford farmhouse offering daily craft demonstrations as well as selling items that relate to the historic scene of Fruita, Utah in the 1930s. Click here to learn more.
Sequoia Natural History Association and Sequoia Parks Foundation have combined forces to become a unified non-profit group. For decades, both groups have shared the common goal of preserving and enhancing the visitor experience in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks through funding, education, restoration, protection, and visitor services. Click here to learn more.
The Joshua Tree National Park Association has been supporting Joshua Tree National Park since 1962. As the park’s primary non-profit partner, the association operates four Visitor Center bookstores; offers a field institute with classes taught by experts in natural sciences, cultural history and the arts; and raises funds for the park though public events and its membership program. Click here to learn more.
HPPA is a nonprofit cooperating association working in partnership with the National Park Service in Hawaiʻi and American Samoa. HPPA's core purpose is to inspire visitors and foster meaningful connections to the parks—for the preservation and enjoyment of the parks forever—all with a spirit of aloha. Click here to learn more.
The Death Valley Natural History Association (DVNHA) has supported Death Valley National Park since 1954. The association operates four bookstores within the park. The proceeds of purchases benefit education and research in Death Valley National Park and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Click here to learn more.
Yellowstone Forever - formerly the Yellowstone Association and Yellowstone Park Foundation - is the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone Forever connects people to Yellowstone through outstanding visitor experiences and educational programs, and translates those experiences into lifelong support and philanthropic investment to conserve and enhance the park for the future. Click here to learn more.
The Shenandoah National Park Association (SNPA) supports the interpretive and educational activities of Shenandoah National Park. The support comes from the sales of books, maps, videos, and other items about Shenandoah National Park and the National Park Service. These sales items help park visitors in planning and enjoying their experience in this great national park. Click here to learn more.
The Glen Canyon Natural History Association helps protect and preserve Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument and other public lands of the Colorado Plateau through providing education and philanthropy. The Association operates interpretive sales at seven visitor centers and partners with the National Park Service, Bureau of land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, local and state agencies to support their educational goals. Click here to learn more.
Founded in 1959, Badlands Natural History Association is a not-for-profit organization established to support education and research efforts at Badlands National Park. The profits from sales are donated to the park and are used to fund the purchase library books, improve and maintain photographic collections and museum materials, and to support programs such as the Artist In Residence, Badlands Astronomy Festival, Junior Rangers, interns, and volunteers. Click here to learn more.
Intermountain Natural History Association is a non-profit educational organization that supports the national parks, monuments and forests of northeastern Utah, northwestern Colorado, and southwestern Wyoming. Intermountain NHA sells educational products that teach about our natural heritage. All purchases provide funding that supports the scientific, educational and interpretive missions of the National Park Service, the USDA Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation who manage our public lands and serve the citizens who visit and care for them. Click here to learn more.
Black Hills Parks and Forest Association (BHPFA) is the non-profit cooperating arm of the National Park Service, Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota Game Fish & Parks, Nebraska National Forest & Grasslands, and National Grasslands Visitor Center. BHPFA operates sales outlets in 16 locations to support interpretive programming for these agencies throughout South Dakota, Wyoming, and the Nebraska Panhandle. Click here to learn more.
The National Forest Foundation promotes the enhancement and public enjoyment of the 193 million-acre National Forest System. By directly engaging Americans and leveraging private and public funding, the NFF improves forest health and Americans' outdoor experiences. The NFF's programs inform millions of Americans about the importance of these treasured landscapes. Each year, the NFF restores fish and wildlife habitat, plants trees in areas affected by fires, insects and disease, improves recreational opportunities, and enables communities to steward their National Forests and Grasslands. Click here to learn more.
The Friends of Utah State Parks was formed in November 2007, by a group of individuals who shared a passion for Utah’s natural and historic wonders. The organizations mission is to preserve, protect, promote, advocate, and educate about the cultural heritage, history, natural resources and funding needs of Utah State Parks. Click here to learn more.
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has been protecting America's favorite places since 1919, nearly as long as the National Park Service has been around! The NPCA is our collective voice in Washington D.C. advocating in the best interest for America's Best Idea. Click here to learn more.
The National Park Experience is celebrating the National Park Service's Centennial by producing 10 short films about amazing and diverse people and their incredible relationship with our National Parks. By making these films, the NPX is creating an invitation to every American -- regardless of age, race, religion, politics, or economic status -- to embrace and become part of "America's Best Idea." Click here to learn more.
Don and Shelly Hafner are the epitome of the American Dream. Exploiting the freedoms of our great country and life in general, the Hafners experienced America’s Best Idea in 59 weeks by traveling to all 59 National Parks. Together, we affectionately launched one of the most successful travel chats on Twitter, #ParkChat. Join us in following their exploits by tracking their blog and other social platforms (@59NationalParks). Also note they are selling fine photography along the way! Click here to learn more.
The Wild Animal Sanctuary is the oldest and largest 501(c)(3)nonprofit Sanctuary in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to rescuing captive exotic and endangered large carnivores, providing them with a wonderful life for as long as they live, and educating about the tragic plight faced by an estimated 30,000 such animals in America today.The Sanctuary is located outside of Keenesburg, Colorado (30 miles northeast of Denver) on rural, rolling grasslands, comprising 720 acres and sheltering more than 290 large carnivores! Click here to learn more.