FOIA - Frequently Requested Documents

Department of the Interior Purchase Cardholders (Link updated 03/28/2013)

Department of the Interior Standardized Guidance on Compiling a Decision File
and an Administrative Record

Other NPS Reading Rooms

Golden Gate National Recreation Area FOIA Reading Room

Point Reyes National Seashore FOIA Reading Room


FY2015 FOIA Log (Posted 10/1/2015)
FY2016 FOIA Log (Posted 10/12/2016)
FY2017 FOIA Log (Posted 10/2/2017)
FY2018 FOIA Log (Posted 10/1/2018)
FY2019 FOIA Log (Posted 10/1/2019)
FY2020 Interim FOIA Log (Through 7/31/2020)
Effective August 12, 2020 The NPS FY2020 FOIA Log is Available via FOIAOnline.
FY2021 FOIA Log (Available via FOIAOnline)
FY2022 FOIA Log (Available via FOIAOnline)
FY2023 FOIA Log (Available via FOIAOnline)

Recently Added Material

First State National Historical Park - Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate Master Lease Agreement (Added February 24, 2022)

Indiana Dunes National Park - NP13043783 July 12, 2013 rescue at Mount Baldy (Added January 10, 2023)

Joshua Tree National Park - NP17138397 Orbeso Nguyen Investigation (Added January 4, 2022)

Katmai National Park - DOI-NPS-2023-000192 Fat Bear Week records (Added November 7, 2022)

National Mall & Memorial Parks:

National Park Service (General):

United States Park Police

Yellowstone National Park

Other Frequently Requested Documents

Badlands National Park - January 2017 Twitter & Social Media Materials (Added April 13, 2017)

Channel Island National Park

Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field Historic Preservation Tax Credit Application Materials (Through September 2014) (added January 11, 2015) - 45MB zip file (Through December 2014) (added February 11, 2015)

Civil War Soldiers & Sailors CWSS Database - Raw Data (zip file)

Craters of the Moon National Monument - 2013 Blakeslee-Linkert SAR Records (Added January 7, 2021)

Crow Creek Replacement School Project: Previous FOIA releases NPS-2013- 00220 (Invoices and Payments, Contract, Mods, Settlement Letter)

Denali National Park - Incident Report regarding the shooting of a moose on June 6, 2013. (added 6/28/2013)

Effigy Mounds National Monument

Fire Island National Seashore

Gateway National Recreation Area

George Washington Memorial Parkway - 2015 Draft Operations Evaluation of Claude Moore Farm (Added August 29, 2018)

Glacier National Park

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area & Grand Canyon National Park - Expanded Non-native Aquatic Species Management Plan and Environmental Assessment (EA) Public Scoping Comments (Added May 1, 2018) Expanded Non-Native Aquatic Species Management Plan (Added November 13, 2018)

Golden Gate National Recreation Area Google barge special use permit application materials ***Warning Large File 29MB

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Teton National Park

Gateway National Recreation Area

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Chimney Tops 2 Fire November 23, 2016 - December 5, 2016
Dispatch Logs (Added July 9, 2019)
Hot Springs National Park - Legionella FOIA Requests NPS-2019-00849, NPS-2020-00495, NPS-2020-01013 Part 1 & Part 2 (Added July 26, 2021)

Independence National Historical Park - Permitted Events Calendar (March - May 2013) (added 2/22/13)

Katmai National Park & Preserve
- 03-109 Treadwell grizzly fatality (Released March 12, 2015)

Lassen Volcanic National Park Investigative Report For July 29, 2009 Fatality

Maha-ulepu Island of Kaua'i Reconnaissance Survey (pdf - 7.35mb)

Maine Woods Proposed National Park - Correspondence from Ms. Quimby (2011) Additional Correspondence (2015) (Added December 10, 2015)

Manhattan Sites Report to Congress

Mesa Verde National Park / Montezuma's Castle National Park - S. L. Palmer collection "child mummy" records. (Added June 12, 2015)

Mount Rainier National Park - NP18136608 Kornbluth Dewey Peak fatality (Added September 18, 2019)

National Capital Parks East - Buzzard Point Marina closure Batch 1 (Added October 8, 2015) Batch 2 (Added April 1, 2016) Batch 3 and Batch 4 (Added April 19, 2016)

National Mall & Memorial Parks Inauguration Information:

National Mall & Memorial Parks

National Park Service (General) -

Shutdown (2018-2019) November 28, 2018 - January 29, 2019 (Added March 20, 2019) NPS-2019-00428 December 21, 2018 - February 11, 2019 Sanitation emails (Added June 17, 2022)

Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline (PATH) Right-of-Way EIS Application to the National Park Service. (Zip File)

President's Park

Rock Creek Parkway. 2015 deer management records (Added February 10, 2016) 2013 & 2014 deer management records (zip file) (Added April 1, 2016)

Saint Edwards Seminary, King County, Washington, Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant Materials (Added April 7, 2016) ***Warning Large File 75MB***

Statue of Liberty National Monument

Stonewall National Monument - NPS-2018-00035 Responsives (Added December 22, 2017)

Timpanogos Cave National Monument - Water Sample Data August 15 - September 30, 2016. (Added March 20, 2017)

United States Park Police (USPP) -

General Orders:

Vicksburg National Military Park "As Built" Drawings for USS Cairo Ironsides (Added 12/20/2013)

Washington Gas East Station Site Administrative Record 2005 & 2010 Index (Added 9/30/2013) Contact the NPS FOIA Officer to request copies of materials listed on this index.

Washington Monument

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts - Agreements - 1998, 2018, 2019 (Added May 9, 2019)

Yellowstone National Park

Yosemite National Park

Washington, D.C. - Park System of the Nations Capital and Environs 869_80252_A (2022 Version) "Map A" Warning Large 15 MB File and Reservation List (March 2022)

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Carr Fire Investigation Records (Added March 30, 2021) - ***Warning Large File 1 GB***

Zion National Park NP20143931 October 2020 Search and Rescue (Added March 11, 2021)

Records Relating to Plastic Bottles

Last updated: January 10, 2023