A century ago, visionaries with a passion for America’s national parks saw the need for a strong, independent voice speaking out on their behalf. With the strength of 1.3 million members and supporters, the National Parks Conservation Association is that voice — and on May 19 we'll celebrate 100 years of working to protect places of unparalleled natural wonder, historical significance and cultural value.

Read about our history, view a timeline of our first century of park protection, and learn more about the difference we’re making together:

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