Values learned in his hometown of rural West Branch guided Herbert Hoover throughout his life of service to the nation and the world.
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site preserves historic buildings and a landscape commemorating the 31st President.
Today farms and pastures cover the Iowa countryside but elements of the state's old natural beauty fill out the park's landscape.
National Park staff and volunteers use current science, research, and management practices.
Keep informed about park news, events, and accomplishments.
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site is a classroom full of lessons on Herbert Hoover's career, family, and community.
The park bookstore at the visitor center is operated by Eastern National, a not-for-profit cooperating organization.
Park brochures and other documents may be downloaded for free.
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site is 186.38 acres. It typically receives between 120,000 and 150,000 recreational visits per year.
Find the President's annual requests for funding for the National Park Service.
Last updated: January 28, 2017
P.O. Box 607
West Branch, IA