• An open vista frames two white grave stone and a flag in the distance with a white cottage in the foreground.

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa


Park Statistics

Find reports on park acreage and visitor use statistics. Read more »

Find the President's annual requests for funding for the National Park Service. Read more »

Laws and Policies

Find sources of national park law and a selection of rules and regulations for Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. Read more »

Doing Business With the Park

Opportunities to do business with Herbert Hoover National Historic Site are posted at FedBizOpps.gov. On that website's seach tool, enter "Iowa" for the place of performance and "National Park Service" for the agency. Search business opportunities at FedBizOpps.gov »


Special uses of the park and commercial activities require a permit. Find out which activities require permits and how to apply »

Park Planning

Planning documents help guide the management of Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. Read more »

Jobs and Internships

Each year, Herbert Hoover National Historic Site may hire seasonal workers for the summer or winter. Permanent positions become vacant only occasionally. Please read the complete job announcements posted on USAJOBS, the official job site of the U.S. federal government, for details and how to apply. Search jobs in West Branch, Iowa at USAJOBS »

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site may offer conservation internships through the Student Conservation Association (SCA). Find and apply to conservation internships through the SCA »

Economic Benefits

According to a 2010 National Park Service study, visitors that year spent more than $7 million in Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and in communities near the park. That spending supported 119 jobs in the local area. Read the report (PDF file) »

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of Herbert Hoover as an infant.

In 1874, the year Herbert Hoover was born, Ernest Shackleton (an early Antarctic explorer), Honus Wagner (one of the greatest baseball players in history), Harry Houdini (a famous professional magician), and Robert Frost (Pulitzer Prize winning poet) were also born. More...