Publications

The National Park Service explains decisions, documents information, and shares knowledge through a variety of publications, many of which are available online. This online library includes both contemporary and historical reports with new documents added regularly.

They include periodicals like

Browse the virtual stacks by topic:

History, Culture, and Historic Preservation
Natural Resources
National Trails Systems

In addition, there are a number of public databases that may be searched by casual browsers or serious researchers.

These include:
National Register of Historic Places
Archeology
Museum Collections
Natural Resource Inventories of Parks