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 Friday.

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 bookings made between July 9, 2019 and June 22, 2020 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

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    Yosemite Valley to Herself, After a Wait

    Apr 2021 | By Kati Schmidt

    Parks including Glacier, Rocky Mountain and Yosemite are using reservation and timed-entry systems to help manage heavy crowds — a problem that long preceded the pandemic. While these changes…

  • Blog Post

    7 Places Worth Saving

    Apr 2021 | By Matthew Kirby, Jennifer Errick

    By protecting the areas surrounding national parks, the U.S. can build resilient landscapes that prevent the worst effects of climate change and species loss. But we must act soon…

  • Blog Post

    The Park That Made COVID Testing Possible

    Apr 2021 | By Jennifer Errick

    A bacterial discovery at Yellowstone 55 years ago has been key to the development of PCR testing, the most reliable way to know whether someone has COVID-19.