NPS Postage Stamps

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The set of National Park Service Centennial stamps will be available on June 2, 2016!

U.S. Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service is celebrating the National Park Service's Centennial by issuing 16 new Forever stamps featuring national parks! The designs were unveiled one at a time between April 4 and April 22, 2016.

First-day-of-issue ceremonies took place at the World Stamp Show in New York City and at many of the featured parks on June 2, 2016. The stamps are now available from the U.S. Postal Service.

Learn more about the new stamp set.

Click on any of the images on this page for a higher resolution image. All Images of the stamps on this webpage should be credited to the U.S. Postal Service.

Featured Parks
Stamp depicting bison silhouetted at night
Yellowstone National Park

The last stamp unveiled celebrates the country's first national park!

Stamp depicting river and badlands
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

The Theodore Roosevelt NP stamp features the North Dakota badlands where a young Theodore Roosevelt began an adventure out west.

Stamp showing two maritime vessels
San Francisco Maritime NHP

The San Francisco Maritime stamp depicts the square-rigger Balclutha and steam tugboat Hercules anchored in the park.

Stamp depicting night sky about Mount Rainier
Mount Rainier National Park

The Mount Rainier stamp captures the dramatic night sky above Mount Rainier; an active volcano & icon on the Washington landscape.

Stamp featuring a painting of Grand Tetons
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP

The Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller stamp features an ionic Hudson River School of Art landscape painting in the park's collection.

Stamp featuring a lotus
Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

The Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens stamp reveals the hidden treasures tucked away in urban neighborhoods in our nation’s capital.

Rainbow over volcanic landscape
Haleakalā National Park

The Haleakalā stamp invites you to discover the stark volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rain forests in the park.

Long-legged water bird
Gulf Islands National Seashore

The Gulf Islands stamp features a heron; part of the wildlife found on the white sandy beaches and the aquamarine waters.

View of the Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon stamp depicts the stunning views of one of the most dramatic geological features on earth.

Iceberg floating in Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

The Glacier Bay stamp captures the park's rugged mountains, dynamic glaciers, wild coastlines and deep sheltered fjords.

The sun setting over the Everglades
Everglades National Park

The Everglades stamp celebrates the nation's largest subtropical wilderness; home to many rare and endangered species.

Speleothems of Carlsbad Caverns
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

The Carlsbad Caverns stamp reveals the elaborate speleothems, or cave decorations, that are hidden beneath the surface.

Painting of pueblos by artist Helmuth Naumer
Bandelier National Monument

The Bandelier stamp features a 1930s painting by artist Helmuth Naumer depicting the Pueblo Revival-style visitor center.

Stamp featuring ponies of Assateague Island
Assateague Island National Seashore

The Assateague Island stamp features the wild ponies that roam the sandy beaches, salt marshes, & maritime forests of the Island.

Arch at Sunset
Arches National Park

The Arches stamp showcases one of the park's 2,000 natural stone arches.

Bass Harbor Lighthouse
Acadia National Park

The Acadia stamp features the Bass Harbor Lighthouse on the rocky cliffs of Maine.

Last updated: June 2, 2016