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.
New Cultural Landscape Articles
Connecting the past, present, and future through cultural landscapes. Discover a new place or a new way of seeing a familiar place.
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.
Find Your Cultural Landscape
Cultural landscapes help preserve complex stories of conflict, commerce, civil rights, construction, conservation, and more.
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: October 16, 2019