Cultural landscapes surround you. These areas reveal our relationship with place and strengthen our understanding of historic events, significant people, and patterns in American history. This is your guide to cultural landscapes in the National Park System.
Find Your Cultural Landscape
Cultural landscapes help preserve complex stories of conflict, commerce, civil rights, construction, conservation, and more.
Climate Change and Cultural Landscapes
See what the NPS is doing to protect natural and cultural resources, including cultural landscapes, impacted by a changing climate.
People in Preservation
Profiles and stories of leaders in cultural landscape education and stewardship.
In search of cultural landscape documentation or preservation guidance? Start here.
A Preservation Timeline
Explore 165 years of cultural landscape preservation in the United States.
Last updated: March 14, 2018