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National Parks Index 2009-2011

the NPS Index Red BookThe Official Index of the National Park Service (NPS) is available online for the first time. Generally referred to as “the red book,” the 2009-2011 edition of the NPS Index provides an alphabetical list of all 392 (as of 2009) units of the National Park System, as well as affiliated areas, regional offices, statistical information, maps, and NPS nomenclature. Included in the Index are also designated Wilderness Areas, National Heritage Areas, National Trail Systems, and National Wild and Scenic River Systems.

Download a PDF of the National Parks Index here »

The perfect-bound printed version of the National Parks Index is available for $13.00 per copy.

To order:

  • call the U.S. Government Printing Office at 202-512-1800 or toll-free 1-866-512-1800
  • order online at the U.S. Government Bookstore

The National Parks Index joins more than 1,000 National Park Service publications available online at the NPS History Website. Many park handbooks and resource studies can be found on this site. The broad scope of publications ranges from histories of the National Park Service, specific park histories, historical themes such as Presidents, military history, and government, and a variety of research publications.

The National Parks: Index 2009-2011 is part of the National Park Handbook series. National Park Handbooks support management programs and promote understanding and enjoyment of the 388 parks in the National Park System. The National Park Service cares for these special places saved by the American people so that all may enjoy our heritage.

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