Your tax-deductible gift of $25 or more entitles you to all the exclusive benefits of membership — and helps us protect our beloved national parks from the threats of lack of funding, pollution, overuse . . . and much more.

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You can also download a PDF membership form to become a member by mail.

To join NPCA by phone, call us at 1.800.NAT.PARK (1.800.628.7275) between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM (ET), Monday through Thursday.

NPCA Member Benefits

Your NPCA membership includes the following:

  • Bring the Parks Home! Enjoy the fascinating world of our parks at home with National Parks, the award-winning quarterly magazine of the National Parks Conservation Association.
  • Enrich Your Travels! At NPCA, we know parks. The Park-Pak, our exclusive travel information kit, helps make your park visits fun, convenient and memorable. Best yet, it’s free to our members on request. The kit includes a large fold out map of the park system, useful websites and phone numbers, photo tips, and more. To order your Park-Pak, call NPCA Member Services at 202.223.6722 or email with your NPCA membership number and your name and address. Members also receive up to 20% off their stay at any Travelodge (and 5% of the booking price for stays completed by December 31, 2021 will be donated to NPCA)!
  • Travel With Us! You’ll receive invitations to join NPCA’s expertly guided tours that showcase America’s natural and cultural heritage. The organized tours provide an excellent educational experience while emphasizing responsible tourism.
  • Stay Informed! As a member, you can receive Park Notes, an exclusive email newsletter filled with the latest news on NPCA’s work and events, important issues affecting our national parks, and actions you can take to help. It’s one of the best ways to stay in touch and join a network of concerned citizens leading the fight for national park protection.
  • Enjoy a Free Gift! NPCA member bucket hat! This terrific welcome-aboard gift is yours free when you become a new NPCA member. Join today!

Read more from NPCA

  • Press Release

    Victory: Biden Administration Protects Chaco Canyon Cultural Landscape

    Jun 2023

    "We are grateful for today’s action, which is the latest move by the Biden administration that prioritizes preserving, instead of industrializing, Indigenous lands," -- NPCA CEO Theresa Pierno 

  • Blog Post

    7 for 7: How NPCA Is Improving Your Next Visit to Stonewall

    Jun 2023 | By Shira Michaeli, Timothy Leonard

    Stonewall National Monument in New York City was established seven years ago. NPCA is leading improvements at the site in seven ways — including the addition of a visitor center.

  • Blog Post

    Protecting the Minidoka Viewshed

    May 2023 | By Kristen Brengel

    A proposed large-scale wind farm would mar the land surrounding Minidoka National Historic Site, considered a somber place for reflection by Japanese American survivors and descendants. NPCA and Friends of…