Welcome to Interior Region 1

Interior Region 1--also known as the North Atlantic-Appalachian Region--supports national parks, programs and National Heritage Areas in the northeastern United States from Maine to Virginia. Regional offices in Philadelphia and Boston provide employees with specialized expertise and tools that will foster growth, development, and safety of regional National Park Service (NPS) employees, volunteers, and partners so that they may better serve the American people and all visitors to our national parks.

Annual Report 2021
Annual Report 2021

Check out what Region 1 accomplished in 2021.

A young man scales a cliff
Visit the Region

Region 1 has something for everyone: historic sites, outdoor recreation, urban parks and seashore escapes.

Ranger stands in front of several media crews.

News releases from Region 1 or from its predecessor, the NPS Northeast Region.

A line of people in Revolutionary War clothing

Search upcoming events in the region by state.

Four yellow houses in a row.
Do Business With Us

The region often provides opportunities for leasing of historic buildings, special use permits, and other concessions opportunities.

Caribbean dancers at Alexander Hamilton's home
Explore Urban Parks

With more than 80% of Americans living in urban areas, urban parks are becoming more important than ever.

Summary of study design and data collected at Assateague Island National Seashore, MD
Maritime forest study: Assateague, MD

Mortality in old-growth maritime forests at Assateague Island indicates that climate change threatens their near-term (10-50 yr) viability.

Summary of study design and data collected at Fire Island National Seashore, NY
Maritime forest study: Fire Island, NY

Mortality in Fire Island old-growth holly forests suggests that climate change threatens their near-term (10- to 50-year) viability.

Summary of study design and data collected at Sandy Hook Unit, Gateway National Recreation Area, NJ
Maritime forest study: Sandy Hook, NJ

Mortality in Sandy Hook's holly forests indicate that climate change threatens near-term (10- to 50-year) viability of this ecosystem.

Last updated: December 5, 2022