All proceeds from your purchases at America’s National Parks™ stores support education and preservation at the National Park Service sites where we operate. For over 70 years, America’s National Parks™ and our parent company, Eastern National, have given back more than $180 million to parks. These funds create meaningful, enjoyable experiences that inspire visitors to enjoy and protect national parks for future generations. Check out some examples of our funds at work below!
Supporting Learning: The Most Educational Elevator Ride in Town
The Washington Monument reopened to the public last fall after a multi-year $10.785 million improvement project. In addition to offering an unparalleled view of our nation’s capital, the 500’ elevator ride presents a unique opportunity for visitors to learn about the...
Supporting Experiences: The Washington Canal in Action
Visitors to the National Mall can now use their mobile devices to get a different perspective of the Lockkeeper’s House with a new augmented reality program. Thanks to a donation from Eastern National, the parent company of America’s National Parks™, the enhanced...
Eastern National Grant Helps Immerse C&O Canal Visitors in History
Last summer, visitors to Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park got a peek into 1916 when Swains Lockhouse reopened after extensive rehabilitation. Thanks to a $10,000 grant from Eastern National, the parent company of America’s National Parks™, the...
America’s National Parks™ Helps Visitors Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Young visitors to Martin Luther King, Jr. NHP celebrated the civil rights pioneer’s birthday at a program supported by America’s National Parks™.
America’s National Parks™ Presents Mosquito Story Slam at Cape Cod National Seashore
In August, America’s National Parks™ and Cape Cod National Seashore co-hosted the Mosquito Story Slam. The annual storytelling event featured 10 storytellers—chosen at random—who shared five-minute unscripted stories on the topic of Mother Nature. Ranging from...
Eastern National and Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Back the BEARS
The weather is warming, and black bears are coming out of hibernation (or, more accurately, “torpor”) – and they are hungry! This spring, EN teamed up with Cumberland Gap National Historical Park to support Back the BEARS, an event to encourage visitors...
Funds at Work
Since our founding, we have provided more $180 million dollars in aid to parks to create meaningful experiences for visitors to our partner parks. Find out how your purchases help create experiences that matter in America’s national parks.
Our philanthropic branch, America’s National Parks™ Forever, strengthens our ability to support preservation and education in your favorite national parks, starting with our first Friends Group, Outer Banks Forever.
Shop to Support
Visit the America’s National Parks™ Online Store, where your purchases support America’s national parks.