Designing with Land

Landscape architecture shapes our national park experience. From the farm yard in Virginia where Booker T. Washington first heard the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation to the hillside groves and orchards of John Muir National Historic Site in California. From American Revolutionary War and Civil War battlefields to roadways and entrances to parks. Explore the story of landscape architecture and learn how landscape architects plan, design, and care for land in the national parks.

Last updated: February 11, 2019