Tourism Industry Resources

The following resources offer guidance and tools to assist the travel industry in working with the National Park System. While many regulations are consistent across the system, each unit also has its own legislation and specific management policies. For information regarding individual parks, please visit the park-specific website.

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    Entrance Fees

    Current and future entrance fees through January 1, 2020, for all 112 fee-charging parks

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    Commercial Use Authorizations

    Commercial Use Authorizations allows for-profit entities to conduct commercial activities and provide visitor services in parks.

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    Concessions

    Private companies manage visitor services in many parks via concession contracts.

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    Plan a Tour

    Dozens of ideas and resources for including parks in tour itineraries and packages, including thematic tours and travelogues

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    Visitor and Customer Safety

    Keeping park visitors and your customers safe is a priority.

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    Visitation Statistics

    The NPS Social Science team collects visitation data and studies that most perplexing of park creatures...the visitor!

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    Digital and Media Resources

    Images, videos, story ideas, app data, and more!

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    Travel Trade Event Participation

    Look for NPS staff at industry events.

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    Reservations

    Some park campgrounds and tours require reservations. Find information about opportunities on all public lands at Recreation.gov

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Last updated: June 15, 2020