Buying the perfect gift for someone can be difficult and, at times, stressful. We’ve put together a list of national park gifts for outdoor enthusiasts and those that are passionate about traveling and spending time in US national parks. From keepsakes and souvenirs to adventures and experiences, these national park gifts are sure to inspire wanderlust!
APPAREL & ACCESSORIES
There are plenty of options for wearing national parks pride. Souvenir t-shirts, hats, etc. are available in many national park visitors centers and also from a wide variety of online retailers. Here are a few of our favorites.
1. The Landmark Project Beanies
Stylish and cozy knit pom beanies.
2. Chaco Footwear – National Parks Collection
Purchase supports the National Park Foundation.
Chaco has a limited edition national parks-inspired collection of sandals.
3. Parks Project
Purchase supports the National Park Foundation and/or other organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving parklands.
Parks Project is an organization that is passionate about the outdoors and maintaining parks and public lands. They have a huge selection of outdoors-themed products including many national park gifts.
4. December Moon Design – Cuff Bracelets
This Etsy shop has really unique bracelets and belt buckles featuring map designs, including several national park maps.
5. Reyn Spooner – National Parks Collection
An artist-designed national park version of a Hawaiian shirt.
6. Olive Bella Jewlery – US National Park Coordinates Necklaces
Beautiful necklaces with the coordinates of a national parks are a subtle reminder of a special place.
MAPS, STICKERS, ETC.
It’s fun to keep track of the places you’ve visited by checking them off or collecting something from each place.
7. Passport To Your National Parks®
The official passport for tracking your national park visits. Stop by national park visitor centers and get the cancellation stamp for that specific park.
8. World Vibe Studio – National Parks and Trails Maps
Word Vibe Studio creates beautiful US national parks maps for those who love exploring!
9. Travel Stamps National Park Books
The Travel Stamps national parks books are another great way to document your national park visits. Get the travel stamps at national park visitor centers or purchase them online.
10. Kristin Douglas Art National Park Scratch Off Map
A stunning scratch off map featuring the 50 states plus the national parks in each state.
12. Unfinished Art Studio National Park Checklist
A functional and beautiful national parks checklist.
13. Field Notes National Park Series
Purchase supports the National Park Service.
These Field Notes notebooks are perfect for documenting travels and adventures.
14. The Wander Club Wanderchain & Tokens
The Wanderchain is a fun way to keep track of the places you’ve visited, and it’s a great souvenir that doesn’t take up too much space!
HOME & DECOR
Home and decor items that you see and/or use every day can be a nice way to remember special places you’ve visited.
15. Pendleton National Parks Blankets & Throws
The Pendleton national parks blankets and throws are incredibly beautiful, with colors and designs inspired by national parks. The Pendleton National Parks collection also features coats, jackets, coffee mugs and more.
16. National Parks Inspired Candles
Memories are often triggered by the sense of smell so candles can be a great way to be reminded of outdoor adventures. Paddywax has scents for some of the United States’ most popular national parks. Elsewhere Candle Co. also offers 10+ different scents inspired by national parks. Purchases from both Paddywax and Elsewhere Candle Co. support the National Park Foundation.
17. Yeti National Parks Rambler
Yeti partnered with the National Park Foundation to create custom national parks logos that can be added on mugs, tumblers and bottles.
19. National Parks Edition Games
Get a national parks edition of some popular games including Monopoly, Jenga, Trivial Pursuit and Yahtzee.
ADVENTURES, EXPERIENCES, ETC.
Sometimes it’s better to do things than have things. If you’d like to give the gift of experience and adventure, here are a few options.
20. America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass
For the national parks enthusiast, an annual pass is a must.
21. OARS National Park Adventures
For a next-level experience, guided adventures can be a good option. OARS offers several adventures including rafting, hiking and kayaking in various national parks.
22. REI Adventures – National Parks Trips
REI’s adventures include backpacking, cycling, snowshoeing and more.
23. Vacation Races – National Park Half Marathons, Ultra Marathons & More
Vacation Races organizes races and running events in some of the most beautiful places, including national parks.
24. National Park Foundation – Tribute Gift Donation
Sometimes the best gift is to give to a cause that someone is passionate about. The National Park Foundation makes it simple to donate in honor of someone.