This travelogue includes colorcoded maps, previsit information, illustrations and photographs. National park passport stamps national park gifts, books. At nearly all of the 419 american national park units of the united states, one or more national park passport stamps can be acquired at no cost at park visitor centers and ranger stations. For over a decade, the national park service has implemented a reservation system, which is much different from the ways past generations accessed the. Passport to your national parks classic edition and 2020 stamp set. There are a few ways you could look at collecting national park passport stamps. Oklahoma passports can be picked up at any oklahoma state park office. Nps passport cancellation book americas natural treasures our national parks are presented in one handy booklet with the passport to your national parks program. Search by each park individually or browse a full list of parks in the national park system.
The passport also has sections for the collectable stamps that have been released since 1986. And now we have a junior ranger national parks one just for kids. If you cant find it, just ask a ranger where its located. But according to my earliest stamp not including the older ones i glued in, i bought my passport at kings mountain national military park in south. Each page in the passport has a space to stamp or cancel the date and location of your visit to each park site. Once your book is complete and verified, send an email to state. Each spread has prompts for trip details and room to draw.
America the beautiful national parks pass 20202021 in. You could have the stamp book, make a point of asking the ranger at any given location if they have a stamp. Eastern national is a 501c3 notforprofit cooperating association, that promotes the publics understanding and support of americas national parks and other public trust partners by providing quality educational experiences, products, and services. How to choose the best national park passport for your. Collect passport stamps while exploring the potomac heritage trail network. The passport to your national parks program promotes visitation to americas national parks. You could also join the national park travelers club, which is really a stamp club, and they have a forum where you can ask other members to hook you up with a stamp from somewhere on their next visit. The prize pack will include an annual pass to north carolina state parks. This club acts to support and expand appreciation of the u.
Passport to your national parks california national. Collect, have fun, remember, and reminisce over your great park experiences. This pass covers the entrance fee into any state park for up to eight people for a year. The passport to your national parks annual stamp sets, dating back to 1986, feature vibrant images of some of americas most beautiful landscapes. Learn about the passport to your national park companion app. Before visiting the last stamp collection location or park in your real florida passport, print and fillout the passport completion form. According to the rules, when you stop by the national park, historic site, you must stop by the visitors center and have them stamp your passport the stamp is free with the round rubberink stamp that contains the parks name and location. The rules do not require the stamp contain the current date. Floridas national parks passport cancellation stamps.
Links to each national park homepage and map will be provided as well. National parks 366392 with passport stamps 6 stamps stamps not updated yet. The park stamps are run through eastern national, not the nps itself, so theyll likely help you out, but may not go out of their way. Discover our most treasured places, supported by people like you, and start your travel planning here. The park sites provide an opportunity to learn and enjoy recreational opportunities. Our passport collection includes books, inserts, and the stamps to complete your book. Our bestselling program includes three styles of passport books, a special junior ranger. National park travelers club the national park travelers club is a nonprofit 501c7 social club organization.
These cancellation marks record the name of the park as well as the date of the visit. Get started using national parks passports to collect stamps and document your visits to americas. Since 1986, the park passport has been a cherished heirloom for fans of our national parks the world over. You dont have to purchase the passport book to collect stamps, but its by far the most common way for people to collect their cancellation stamps. You will hardly find the 25th anniversary edition in the national park stores now. The stamps are similar in nature to passport stamps stamped in a travelers national passport. Picture of the inside of the collectors edition each page has a spot for the park, the cancellation stamp, and the annual stamps issued from eastern national photo credit. For every 6 unique park visits, get a state park token.
Each national park and national monument, as well as many other recreation areas like national battlefields, has a cancelation stamp for you to put into your passport book. Canadas favourite contest is back and better than ever. If you choose to visit a national park, please ensure that you follow cdc and state and local guidelines to. Enjoy them to the fullest by shopping our collection of national parks handbooks, history books, childrens activity guides and books, park guides, maps, posters and more, including posters by famous graphics artist, charley harper. Ive been to very small national park sites, and even their gift shops typically sell the book. Our bestselling program includes three styles of passport books, a special junior ranger passport for kids, and colorful commemorative stickers. Our passport app helps you find national parks, cancellation stations, and more. However the collectors edition provides a dedicated space for each national park stamp, meaning the entire book is a checklist for the parks. An enterprise of many partners, the evolving potomac heritage national scenic trail network celebrates the heritage of the corridor between the mouth of the potomac river and the allegheny highlands and offers opportunities for hiking, bicycling, boating, horseback riding, and cross.
Tips for national park passport stampers visiting alaska. Collect, have fun, remember, and reminisce over your great park experiences, and feel good knowing that the proceeds from your purchase will help our. In support of every kid outdoors, the national park foundation, the official charity of americas national parks, is raising funds to help connect fourth graders to americas public lands and waters through transportation grants. This list includes all units managed by the national park system, including national parks, national monuments, national historic sites, national battlefields, national preserves, and other related. Tips for national park passport stampers visiting alaska twitter email print out of more than 400 national park system units, alaska has around two dozen areas with a collectible stamp for your national park service passport. The national park system calls the stamps passport cancellations but when i am looking for one and talking to rangers i usually refer to them as passport stamps. Its mission is to provide networking and recognition opportunities for visitors to americas national park system. Get your national parks passport book stamped tripadvisor. National park passport stamps passport to your national.
Grand canyon passport stamp and passport book grand. The passport book contains maps, photographs, park information, and spaces to collect the series of stamps issued each year. These sets are available wherever the national park passports themselves are sold. Since 1986, national park visitors have turned to the passport to your national parks program to preserve memories of their park travels by collecting ink cancellations at every national park they visit. Passport books, sold at eastern national park stores and. Junior ranger passport and 2019 junior ranger sticker set. I just purchased the national park passport booklet before i took my family to sequoia and yosemite national parks. Collect free ink cancellations with the name of the park and the date of your visit at more than 400 of americas national parks. I recently got my senior pass for the national parks and when a friend told me about this guidebook i knew that i wanted to get one for myself. Exit the parkway and turn right onto us441 towards great smoky mountains national park. The passport to your national parks program is run by eastern national, a nonprofit organization.
The government of canada honours inuk elder qapik attagutsiak as a hometown hero. National park stamps customize your passport with these national park stamps. National parks and federal recreational lands annual pass interagency annual pass is honored nationwide at national park service, forest service, us fish and wildlife service, bureau of land management, and bureau of reclamation recreation sites charging dayuse or entrance fees. Amazons choice for national park stamp book national park passport journal pocketsized outdoor experience book 3. It includes a list of every national park area in the united states. How to choose the best national park passport for your adventures. Each year, one national stamp and nine regional stamps, each highlighting a different park, is released. It is designed to serve as a log of the unique experiences that a visitor encounters as they visit national parks, landmarks and heritage areas across the country. In a previous video, i had mentioned that if you have visited a national park and did not get a cancellation stamp or bought your national park passport book after you went to a national park, you. Passport to your national parks americas national parks. Visitor centers are always the main locations for the stamps. With extra pages to doodle favorite places and animals and a map of all 61 us national parks. The national stamp typically features a park that is commemorating a milestone that year, such as the 100th anniversary of the statue of liberty.
Passport to your national parks classic edition shop americas. Some of the canadian national parks have cancellation stamps at their information and visitor centres centers. Save 20% on the price of your 2020 seasonal lockage permit. Each year, eastern national releases a set of ten fullcolor collectible stamps that feature a photo and description of one park per region plus a national stamp. The national passport stamp program was created in 1986.
It was super fun to get cancellation stamps and its a neat reminder of the. You could have the stamp book, take it with you on your adventures and simply get a stamp every time you come across a stamp station. The cancellations record the parks name and date of your visit. Oconaluftee visitor center, great smoky mountains national park mp 469. I had been familiar with national parks passport cancellation stamps for years, and i had even collected them on journal pages and national park unigrids the official np brochures in my travels over the years. There are currently 419 official national park service units in the united states, the district of columbia, and u. Several variations of cancellation stamps for many of the park sites are displayed. That means that your first stamp must be received at a state park, and your passport book cannot be mailed to you prestamped. However, visitors who wish to visit the prison and island grounds must secure reservations.
Some bonus stamps from these sites are also exhibited. My first inbook national parks passport cancellation. Explore all of americas national parks right here with npf. Visiting alcatraz island is one of the most rewarding experiences of any trip to san francisco. It goes like this first, buy a book at any national park book store. The official cancellation is always a circle, and it will have the current date set on it and the name of the park. When you visit a national park, get your passport canceled. Here is a list with illustrations of the passport cancellation stamps for the national parks sites located within the district of columbia. Passport books can be acquired at any of the park sites, or you can request a passport book before your visit by contacting us at email us. National park passport stamps a comprehensive guide to.1346 1257 1454 1393 978 1122 350 1315 156 1530 327 1077 711 321 602 485 522 1545 1499 1449 129 1170 1363 662 1307 105 1455 719 810 779 1042 100 635 736 426 167 1045 467 1296 1204 619