National Park Service Mission Statement
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources of the national park system for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.
Did You Know?
Nicodemus characterize the pioneer spirit of African Americans who left the only region that they were familiar with in search of personal freedom, personal achievement and ownership.