Freedom of Information Act

Please visit individual park websites for specific documents related to a park that you cannot find here. To find these documents visit a park's homepage and click on the Park Management section.

Department of Interior FOIA regulations, instructions, and general information can be found on the Department of the Interior's FOIA page. (Note DOI has issued new FOIA regulations effective January 30, 2013)

NPS Uses Multi-track Processing of FOIA Requests- In accordance with 43 CFR 2.15, the NPS uses four processing tracks based on the amount of time required for a request to be processed: Simple, 1-5 workdays; Normal, 20 workdays; Complex, over 20 workdays; and Exceptional / Voluminous which will take over 60 workdays to process.

NPS FOIA Library
Current and completed FOIA Materials. Formerly known as FOIA Reading Room.

NPS FOIA Officers

You can file a FOIA request electronically by using the DOI FOIA Request Form.

When using the online form, you should receive a reply confirming that we have received your request, usually within 24-48 hours. Please contact the NPS FOIA Officer if you do not receive such a confirmation.