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  • Yellowstone National Park | National Park Foundation
    a campsite may utilize a designated backcountry camping area As bears are a primary concern when camping in Yellowstone food poles are provided at most campsites Bear safety tips include not packing foods with strong odors and changing out of clothes worn while cooking meals When traveling or camping in the park bring a Yellowstone National Park map and ask Yellowstone park rangers for additional safety tips Yellowstone Wildlife In addition to its numerous geological features Yellowstone National Park also has plentiful wildlife Yellowstone is home to the oldest and largest bison herd in the United States along with wolves elk and grizzly bears The wildlife is a huge draw for photographers who visit the park to capture Yellowstone animals in their natural habitat Fishermen travel to Yellowstone for the opportunity to catch the highly sought after native cutthroat trout as well as other non native trout species Travel Ideas PURSUITS Winter Sports In 10 National Parks Winter has arrived in our national parks and with it comes a whole new world of possibilities Just because it s cold outside doesn t mean you have More Have Campfire Will Cook Camp Cooking Equipment And Handy Tips Camp cooking isn t always easy especially when you re dealing with limited supplies fickle weather and lots of hungry mouths to feed One thing s More 4 Unique Ways To Leaf Peep Autumn is fast approaching and national parks from coast to coast offer some of America s most extraordinary fall colors For many people leaf More Pages 1 2 3 next last More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Yellowstone National Park John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway Grand Teton National Park Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area NPF S Impact at Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park Impact Grant Yellowstone National Park sent staff to improve their crosscut saw maintenance and sharpening skills through the help of an NPF Impact Grant With this increased in knowledge these Park Rangers are now More Real Stories From Park Fans My first time in Yellowstone in 1954 E Edward Flag as offensive Share Your Story There is so much to see and do in Yellowstone National Park that I quickly got over the offensive remark by the camp ranger read more Dakota Flag as offensive Share Your Story My mom and went to Yellowstone not even planned we where heading home from Las Vegas and while getting gas in St George read more Brenda Flag as offensive Share Your Story If you stay at the Old Faithful Inn take the time to go out in the evening when it s dark to see the sky It is so read more Victor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Remember when visiting Yellowstone or any National Park and it s abundance of

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  • Glacier National Park | National Park Foundation
    of Glacier National Park sees plentiful sun and frequent winds Glacier Tours and Camping With 13 different campgrounds and a total of 1 000 campsites overall there are abundant camping opportunities in Glacier National Park There are a variety of campgrounds available including two primitive sites The park offers official tours and scheduled transportation between park lodges is available for those participating in official Glacier National Park tours Guided tours from third party companies not associated with the park exist as well When traveling or camping in the park bring a Glacier National Park Map and ask Glacier park rangers for safety tips Glacier Wildlife Glacier National park is home to dozens of mammal species including mountain goats wolves grizzly bears and wolverines Nearly 300 species of birds including golden eagles can be found in the park providing great opportunities for birdwatching Glacier is also known to have some of the best fly fishing in North America and while there are regulations you do not need a permit for fishing in Glacier National Park Travel Ideas PURSUITS Winter Sports In 10 National Parks Winter has arrived in our national parks and with it comes a whole new world of possibilities Just because it s cold outside doesn t mean you have More PURSUITS Tie One On Protected lands mean protected waters so wade in and wet a fly in these national parks Fly fishing and the national parks grew up together in More From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Glacier National Park Grant Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site Nez Perce National Historical Park Big Hole National Battlefield Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area NPF S Impact at Glacier National Park Glacier National Park Impact Grant This project enabled the interpretive staff and volunteer astronomers of Glacier National Park to expand night sky programs to additional audiences The Impact Grant helped the park to purchase a cargo More Real Stories From Park Fans My family Grandparents Parents and Siblings visited Glacier National Park in the Summer of 1953 Most vivid memories of the read more Donald L Flag as offensive Share Your Story This was my second stop on a three and a half week trip I went to at least 20 or more State and National Parks and read more Steven Flag as offensive Share Your Story Glacier was recommended by many friends It did not disappoint While we only saw one glacier from a distance we thoroughly read more Steve Flag as offensive Share Your Story Take along a journal and use it When that killer view takes your breath away soak it up and then put it on paper We read more Kate Flag as offensive Share Your Story Explore Nicole Flag as offensive Share Your Story View More Stories Photos from Park Visitors From Lukai Flag as offensive From Jill Flag

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  • Alcatraz Island | National Park Foundation
    many natural features of Alcatraz Island as well gardens tide pools bird colonies and exceptional views of San Francisco Bay From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Alcatraz Island Golden Gate National Recreation Area San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Fort Point National Historic Site Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story Visiting San Francisco and so sad that I can t skip over to Alcatraz Would love a visit Jenn Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Phred Flag as offensive From Phyllis Flag as offensive From Jim Flag as offensive From Jim Flag as offensive From Jim Flag as offensive From Jim Flag as offensive View More Photos Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video View More Videos Related Links Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Golden Gate National Recreation Area National Park Service Expedia Hotels near Alcatraz Island Alcatraz Island National Park Service Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s Guide Sign Up Now Explore Your Parks Travel Ideas Find a Park Gear for Park Lovers NPF Est 1967 Washed Long Sleeve T Shirt 28 99 Buy Now See More Products

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  • Privacy Policy | National Park Foundation
    users of the Site or the public Child Privacy The National Park Foundation does not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent except where otherwise permitted under The Children s Online Privacy Protection Act and FTC Rule e g for contests online newsletters homework help and electronic postcards If The National Park Foundation learns that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information online in contravention of these measures it will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from its databases and to not use such information for any purpose except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others or as required by law Use of Cookies The nationalparks org Web site uses cookies to improve its visitors experience and to help you personalize your online experience The use of cookies is common throughout the Internet Cookies are small data files that are placed on your hard drive disk by a Web page server to maintain session information or identify a user The use of cookies allows us to make improvements and updates to this Site based on actual usage They are used to maintain general session information and are not used for identification purposes Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you Our site does not access any existing cookies from our visitors systems that may be shared by advertising servers etc The National Park Foundation and third party vendors including Google use first party cookies and third party cookies together to report how ad impressions third party audience data other uses of ad services and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to site traffic and to advertise online using Remarketing with Google Analytics and the Google Display Network Site visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings One of the primary purposes of cookies is to save you time because it tells the Web server that you have returned to a specific page Although most Web browsers automatically accept cookies you have the ability to accept or decline cookies If you prefer you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your hard drive The user s manual or online help that comes with your browser software should provide you with information on how to configure your browser software to detect cookies Please be aware however that cookies are necessary to use some of the features offered on nationalparks org Therefore if you choose to decline cookies you may not be able to fully experience the features of the Site If you have any questions regarding this statement please contact us via email

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  • Terms of Use | National Park Foundation
    you click on one of the provided links you are leaving the NPF s Site to enter another site on the Web NPF Liability Your use of this site is at your own risk The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors NPF makes no representations about the accuracy reliability completeness or timeliness of the Material or about the results to be obtained from using the Site and the Material Changes are periodically made to the Site and may be made at any time NPF DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR FREE OR THAT THIS SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL GOODS IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA NPF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS THE SITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS IS BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND NPF AND ITS SUPPLIERS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY NON INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE NPF AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY RELIABILITY COMPLETENESS LACK OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL SERVICES SOFTWARE TEXT GRAPHICS AND LINKS NPF DOES NOT CONTROL NOR CAN CONTROL THE FLOW OF DATA TO OR FROM INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS AND OTHER PORTIONS OF THE INTERNET SUCH FLOW DEPENDS IN LARGE PART ON THE PERFORMANCE OF INTERNET SERVICES PROVIDED OR CONTROLLED BY THIRD PARTIES AT TIMES ACTIONS OR INACTIONS CAUSED BY SUCH THIRD PARTIES MAY PRODUCE SITUATIONS IN WHICH YOUR CONNECTIONS TO THE INTERNET OR PORTIONS THEREOF MAY BE IMPAIRED OR DISRUPTED AND NPF CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT SUCH EVENTS WILL NOT OCCUR ACCORDINGLY NPF DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY RESULTING FROM OR RELATED TO SUCH EVENTS NPF SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY FOR ANY CLAIMS OR DAMAGES THAT YOU MAY SUFFER OR THAT MAY BE SUFFERED BY ANY SUCH THIRD PARTY INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY AND ALL LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY AND EVERY NATURE RESULTING FROM THE LOSS OF DATA INABILITY TO ACCESS THE INTERNET OR INABILITY TO TRANSMIT OR RECEIVE INFORMATION CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM DELAYS NON DELIVERY OR SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY THE FAULT OR NEGLIGENCE OF NPF NPF SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SITE S NOT BEING ACCESSIBLE ON THE INTERNET DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES NOT IN THE DIRECT CONTROL OF NPF SUCH AS WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR EQUIPMENT CAPABILITIES OR LIMITATIONS OR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER LIMITATIONS NPF SHALL NOT HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR UNAUTHORIZED DISSEMINATION OF ANY DATA WHETHER AS A RESULT OF DEFEAT OF DATA SECURITY MISAPPROPRIATION OR MISUSE OF PASSWORDS OR ANY OTHER CAUSE NOT IN THE DIRECT CONTROL OF NPF YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT NPF SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA ANY MATERIAL OR

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  • Employment | National Park Foundation
    sponsors to licensing deals and supporting overall fundraising efforts Additionally the Account Manager Corporate Partnerships will support aspects of reporting and sales support To learn more about this position click here Coordinator Corporate Partnerships The National Park Foundation seeks an energetic team oriented Coordinator to join the Corporate Partnerships department The Corporate Partnerships Coordinator is responsible for supporting the work of the department to cultivate solicit and steward relationships with corporations and other organizations to support the mission of NPF through philanthropic support cause marketing sponsorships and licensing To learn more about this position click here Coordinator Digital Content The National Park Foundation seeks an energetic team oriented individual with experience and skills in digital content management writing and editing for the web and site management The Digital Content Coordinator will be responsible for updating and maintaining content for the organization s multiple websites as well as resolving any technical challenges in displaying content In addition to developing proofreading and publishing content the coordinator will also help ensure SEO best practices are in being met The ideal candidate should have experience with content management software as well as with programming languages To learn more about this position click here Graphic Designer The National Park Foundation seeks an energetic team oriented Graphic Designer to join the Marketing and Communications department The Graphic Designer combines knowledge of current graphic design standards with individual creativity to produce graphic art and visual materials that further the awareness of the National Park Foundation as the national charitable partner of America s national parks The Graphic Designer will assist the Sr Director Brand Development and the entire Marketing and Communications team in executing promotions advertisements marketing campaigns organizational publications and collateral material befitting of the National Park Foundation brand To learn more about this position click

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  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park | National Park Foundation
    of 2 8 This site includes a historic tavern and log cabin Both sites include hiking trails and picnic areas From Our Blog January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Find Your Park Press Play Video Contest Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park Mammoth Cave National Park Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Obed Wild and Scenic River NPF S Impact at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Lincoln for Lincolns Program Partnering with the History Channel Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park received funding through the Lincoln for Lincolns program to help preserve and restore the site and legacy that More Real Stories From Park Fans Get a Park Passport It s an inexpensive souvenir and a good reminder of your visit Our family loves to collect them Trevor Flag as offensive Share Your Story beware of bears Gerald Flag as offensive Share Your Story Indeanu nesting park Tanner Kendall Flag as offensive Share Your Story Photos from Park Visitors From Phred Flag as offensive From Elaine Flag as offensive From Harold Flag as offensive From Virgil Flag as offensive From John Flag as offensive From Elizabeth Flag as offensive View More Photos Shared Videos From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive From NPF Flag as offensive Share Your Park Video View More Videos Related Links Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site National Park Service Expedia Hotels near Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free

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  • Acadia National Park | National Park Foundation
    year Acadia Tours and Camping In addition to exploring Maine s coastal terrain park visitors can survey Bay Harbor and surrounding waters by boat Guided boat cruises led by Acadia park rangers are another popular Acadia National Park activity and provide visitors the opportunity to see marine life like seals porpoises and whales up close Cruises offered during the summer are two or four and a half hours long Camping is allowed only on two designated sites Seawall and Blackwoods campgrounds Backcountry camping and overnight backpacking is prohibited in order to protect the small and delicate environment Acadia National Park welcomes pets as long as they are on a leash and supervised at all times There are campsite limits and restrictions regarding the number of tents and vehicles at each site and how large those items are Please check with the park for specific rules and guidelines regarding camping at Acadia Travel Ideas PURSUITS Winter Sports In 10 National Parks Winter has arrived in our national parks and with it comes a whole new world of possibilities Just because it s cold outside doesn t mean you have More Have Campfire Will Cook Camp Cooking Equipment And Handy Tips Camp cooking isn t always easy especially when you re dealing with limited supplies fickle weather and lots of hungry mouths to feed One thing s More Don t Leave Fido At Home Explore These 7 Dog Friendly National Parks There s no better companion in the outdoors than your trusted canine friend but visiting a national park with your dog can sometimes present a More From Our Blog My What High Peaks You Have January 2016 In Case You Missed It Q A With National Park Photographer Michael Quine Plan Your Visit Get Driving Directions Parks Near Acadia National Park Saint Croix Island International Historic Site Roosevelt Campobello International Park Salem Maritime National Historic Site Cape Cod National Seashore NPF S Impact at Acadia National Park Acadia National Park Impact Grant Acadia National Park is currently working to complete a public demonstration project to replace outdoor lighting at Acadia s Seawall and Blackwoods campgrounds with full cut off fixtures that prevent light More Real Stories From Park Fans I have visited every National Park in the lower 48 except Acadia I look forward to a visit there in the Spring to complete read more Steve Flag as offensive Share Your Story I am a professional photographer who loves to explore nature and I always wanted to visit Acadia Nat l Park for it read more Sylvain Flag as offensive Share Your Story Never feed the bears it could cost you James Flag as offensive Share Your Story Want a chance to see a whale blow from land Check out the second floor deck of the National Seashore Visitor read more maureen Flag as offensive Share Your Story Bring your bike Many National Parks like Acadia National Park have wonderful trails that make it easy to walk to bike read more

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