De Soto National Memorial was founded in 1948 to tell the story of the De Soto Expedition of 1539. The process through which the natural and developed areas of the 26 acre Memorial is managed are open to public comment. Use the links above to learn more about the Memorial and the policies that guide its management.
De Soto National Memorial Foundation Document
Completed in 2015 De Soto National Memorial's foundation document outlines the park purpose, it's most valuable resources, and the issues the park faces in the future. Please download a copy of this helpful document to help you look at your park past, present, and future. Click Here