The Tourism Program of the National Park Service coordinates domestic and international engagement with the travel and tourism industry. The program also provides National Park Service staff and partners with data, trends, news, and analysis regarding travel and tourism. As the volume of international and domestic travel grows, the National Park Service is comitted to working collaboratively with the travel sector in support of sustainable tourism that benefits parks and resources, visitors, communities, and the economy.

General information about visiting national parks can be found in the Plan Your Visit section.

In April 2018, the National Park Service announced changes to entry fees for independent travelers and commercial operators as well as changes to fees and requirements for commercial use authorizations

A park ranger speaking with visitors at an information desk

What We Do

Collaborating with the travel and tourism sector.

A black and white photo of park rangers from 1938

Contact Us

Get in touch with the NPS Tourism Program.

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Plan Your Visit

Start planning your next trip to a national park.

Last updated: April 24, 2018