National Park Foundation

A Perfectly Natural Partnership

L.L.Bean and the National Park Foundation want to help you find your park. With more than 400 park sites in the U.S., yours is probably closer than you think. In fact, most Americans have one within 100 miles of their home.

Drawing of a family of four enjoying the outdoors.

NPS Photo: Jacob W. Frank, Yellowstone National Park

For over 50 years, the National Park Foundation, the official charitable partner of the National Park Service, has been protecting and preserving America’s most magnificent and meaningful places for people all over the world to enjoy and experience.

NPS Photo: Neal Herbert, Yellowstone National Park

NPS Photo: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Today, there are a total of 417 park sites across all 50 states and 5 U.S. territories, including monuments, preserves, lakeshores and seashores. That’s 85 million acres of land and waters, 18,000 miles of trails and over 11,000 miles of shoreline to hike, bike, fish, swim or just relax and enjoy the view. To find parks near you, go to

NPS Photo: Neal Herbert, Yellowstone National Park

NPS Photo: Cape Hatteras National Seashore

“National parks should be accessible to all people, so they can relate to them in their own ways. These places offer something for everyone.”

Will Shafroth, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation

NPS Photo: Emily Mesner, Denali National Park and Preserve

With a national parks annual pass you’ll have access to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites across the country, including national parks and national wildlife refuges.


NPS Photo: Connar L'Ecuyer, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area