Support Your Park
Getting involved with the National Park Service can be as simple as picking up a single piece of trash during your visit to a park, or as involved as pursuing a career with the federal government. Friends groups, associations, volunteers and everyday park visitors all have the potential to contribute in some way to the protection of our national treasures.
Did You Know?
The Wayside was the only home ever owned by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The house had also been known as the The Hillside, childhood home of Louisa May Alcott. The house was later occupied by author Margaret Sidney.