Best Holiday Gifts for National Park Lovers

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.

Guide book for the Best of Acadia National Park
Guide book for Yellowstone National Park

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.

Native Seeds

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.

America the Beautiful National Park Pass

Give a loved one the ultimate gift of the outdoors with this National Park Pass. Or, consider a digital gift card, perfect for some one who may already have a pass.