From the redwoods of Sequoia to the mists of Acadia, from the frozen landscape of Denali to the volcanic beauty of Hawaii, the US National Parks System is truly America’s best idea. Here are some holiday gifts that bring out the nature-lover in all of us.
With gorgeous, full-color photos and travel keepsakes, Moon USA National Parks is the quintessential gift for the parks enthusiast in your life. Moon’s comprehensive guide covers all 63 national parks and includes the top outdoor adventures in each park, plus suggestions for combining multiple parks into one epic adventure.
Travel Guides to the National Parks
Our “Best of Parks” series narrows down and adapts coverage of the most popular parks, so that if you’re in a time crunch, you can make the most out of one day in a national park. Check out all our national park titles here.
National Parks Scented Candles
Missing the salty air of Acadia, or the scent of the balsam firs in Glacier? These Good & Well Supply Co. travel candles will bring back your favorite national park memories.
Fat Girls Hiking by Summer Michaud-Skog
In Fat Girls Hiking, Summer Michaud-Skog creates space for marginalized bodies with an insistent conviction that outdoor recreation should welcome everyone. Whether you’re an experienced or aspiring hiker, you’ll be empowered to hit the trails and find yourself in nature. Trails not scales!
National Park Passport
Letterfolk’s passport collection is the perfect companion on an outdoor adventure. Each entry page is accompanied by a blank page for sketches, memories, or affixing mementos like stamps or photos. A perfect way to relive the journey.
Parks Project Insulated Water Bottle
Perfect for on-the-go adventures, this 32 fl. oz. Parks Project insulated water bottle from REI features a vintage-inspired design that celebrates our national parks.
From Yellowstone to Mount Rushmore, National Parks is the only kid-friendly, family-oriented book that covers U.S. national parks, plus other famous monuments and landmarks. With a lively text and hundreds of color illustrations and photographs throughout, this updated edition offers fascinating, memorable information on every aspect of the parks, such as the history, geography, natural wonders, native wildlife and birds, and unique features that make each park special.
One of the most important reasons to protect our parks is their plant life. Native Seeds harvests and sells heirloom American plants to support indigenous peoples and their communities and to spread these beautiful Southwestern plants. Bring a little bit of the Southwest to your backyard!
National Park Posters
Preserve the memory of your favorite national park with these beautiful minimalist posters from MMcKinney Designs (she has posters depicting 56 natural spaces and counting!), or scratch off each park you visit on this poster from Uncommon Goods, creating a custom keepsake to hang on your wall.
Immerse yourself in the most comprehensive collection of Ansel Adams's photographs of America's national parks and wilderness areas, with more than 200 photographs — many rarely seen and some never before published.