National Parks & Monuments Registry

There are more than 400 national parks and monuments in this great country. I’ve enjoyed visiting quite a few of them. Click on the expandable state names to view where I’ve been. National Parks are listed in bold font.

Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument
Freedom Riders National Monument
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
Little River Canyon National Preserve
Russell Cave National Monument
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Alagnak Wild River
Aniakchak National Monument
Aniakchak National Preserve
Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Denali National Park
Denali National Preserve
Gates of the Arctic National Park
Gates of the Arctic National Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park
Glacier Bay National Preserve
Katmai National Park
Katmai National Preserve
Kenai Fjords National Park
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Kobuk Valley National Park
Lake Clark National Park
Lake Clark National Preserve
Noatak National Preserve
Sitka National Historical Park
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve
Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve
American Samoa
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
National Park of American Samoa
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Canyon De Chelly National Monument
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Chiricahua National Monument
Coronado National Memorial
Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Grand Canyon National ParkSummer 2010
Spring 2019
Awesome grandeur. The trail from Williams is kinda cool
Hohokam Pima National Monument
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Navajo National Monument
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Petrified Forest National ParkSummer 2010
Pipe Spring National Monument
Saguaro National Park1960s
Sunset Crater Volcano National MonumentSpring 2019
Tonto National Monument
Tumacacori National Historical Park
Tuzigoot National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National MonumentSpring 2019
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Arkansas Post National Memorial
Buffalo National River
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Hot Springs National ParkLate 1990s
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site
Pea Ridge National Military Park
President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Cabrillo National Monument
Castle Mountains National Monument
César E. Chávez National Monument
Channel Islands National Park
Death Valley National Park1970s
Spring 2019
Devils Postpile National Monument1970s
Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site
Fort Point National Historic Site
Golden Gate National Recreation Area1970s
John Muir National Historic Site
Joshua Tree National Park1970s, 1980s
Kings Canyon National Park1970s, 1980s
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lava Beds National Monument
Manzanar National Historic Site
Mojave National Preserve
Muir Woods National Monument
Pinnacles National Park
Point Reyes National Seashore
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial
Redwood National Park1970s
Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area1980s
Sequoia National Park1970ss, 1980s
Tule Lake National Monument
Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
Yosemite National Park1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National ParkJuly 4, 2019
Colorado National MonumentJuly 2019
Curecanti National Recreation AreaJuly 2019
Dinosaur National MonumentJuly 2019
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Preserve
Hovenweep National Monument
Mesa Verde National ParkSpring 2019
Rocky Mountain National Park2014, 2016
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Yucca House National Monument
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Weir Farm National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
First State National Historical Park
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Big Cypress National Preserve
Biscayne National Park
Canaveral National Seashore
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
De Soto National Memorial
Dry Tortugas National Park
Everglades National Park1990s
Fort Caroline National Memorial
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Andersonville National Historic Site
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Cumberland Island National Seashore
Fort Frederica National Monument
Fort Pulaski National MonumentJune 2020Inside of fort was a Covid-19 victim. Stupid.
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
War in the Pacific National Historical Park1998
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Haleakala National Park
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Honouliuli National Historic Site
Kalaupapa National Historical Park
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
Pearl Harbor National Memorial1988
Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Pu’ukohola Heiau National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
City of Rocks National Reserve
Craters of the Moon National MonumentJuly 2019Rugged & Raw
Craters of the Moon National PreserveJuly 2019
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
Minidoka National Historic Site
Nez Perce National Historical Park
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Lincoln Home National Historic SiteSummer 2018
Pullman National Monument
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
Indiana Dunes National Park
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Effigy Mounds National Monument
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site
Fort Larned National Historic Site
Fort Scott National Historic Site
Nicodemus National Historic Site
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park
Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Mammoth Cave National Park
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Cane River Creole National Historical Park
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
Poverty Point National Monument
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Acadia National Park2008?, Summer 2018
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
Saint Croix Island International Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Antietam National BattlefieldSpring 2018
Assateague Island National Seashore
Catoctin Mountain Park
C & O Canal National Historical Park2004
Clara Barton National Historic Site
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Fort Washington Park
Greenbelt Park
Hampton National Historic Site
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park
Monocacy National Battlefield
Piscataway Park
Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail
Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Adams National Historical Park
Boston African American National Historic Site
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston National Historical Park
Cape Cod National Seashore
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
John F. Kennedy National Historic Site
Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site
Lowell National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site
Springfield Armory National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Isle Royale National Park
Keweenaw National Historical Park
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
River Raisin National Battlefield Park
Sleeping Bear Dunes National LakeshoreSummer 2018
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Grand Portage National Monument
Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Pipestone National Monument
Voyageurs National Park
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site
Natchez National Historical Park
Natchez Trace ParkwaySpring 2018
Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail
Tupelo National Battlefield
Vicksburg National Military Park
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Gateway Arch National Park1990s
George Washington Carver National Monument
Harry S Truman National Historic Site
Ozark National Scenic Riverways
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Big Hole National Battlefield
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
Glacier National ParkAugust 2019Wow. Just wow!
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Homestead National Monument of America
Missouri National Recreational River
Niobrara National Scenic River
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Great Basin National Park
Lake Mead National Recreation Area1980s
Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument
New Hampshire
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park
New Jersey
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Great Egg Harbor Scenic and Recreational River
Morristown National Historical Park
Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
New Mexico
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Aztec Ruins National Monument
Bandelier National Monument
Capulin Volcano National Monument
Carlsbad Caverns National ParkSpring 2019
Chaco Culture National Historical Park
El Malpais National Monument
El Morro National Monument
Fort Union National Monument
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
Manhattan Project National Historical Park
Pecos National Historical Park
Petroglyph National Monument
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
Valles Caldera National Preserve
White Sands National MonumentSpring 2019
New York
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
African Burial Ground National Monument
Castle Clinton National Monument
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
Federal Hall National Memorial
Fire Island National Seashore
Fort Stanwix National Monument
Gateway National Recreation Area
General Grant National Memorial
Governors Island National Monument
Hamilton Grange National Memorial
Harriet Tubman National Historical Park
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Saratoga National Historical Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument1990s
Stonewall National Monument
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Women’s Rights National Historical Park
North Carolina
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Blue Ridge ParkwaySpring 2018
Cape Hatteras National SeashoreSpring 2018
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
Moores Creek National Battlefield
Wright Brothers National MemorialSpring 2018
North Dakota
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
Theodore Roosevelt National ParkAugust 2019Beautiful. 100s of buffalo
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
First Ladies National Historic Site
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial
William Howard Taft National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Crater Lake National Park1970s
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Flight 93 National MemorialSpring 2018
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Friendship Hill National Historic Site
Gettysburg National Military ParkSpring 2018
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
Independence National Historical Park
Johnstown Flood National Memorial1990s
Middle Delaware National Scenic River
Steamtown National Historic Site
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Puerto Rico
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
San Juan National Historic Site1989, 1990s
Rhode Island
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park
Roger Williams National Memorial
South Carolina
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
Congaree National Park
Cowpens National Battlefield
Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical ParkSpring 2018
Kings Mountain National Military Park
Ninety Six National Historic Site
Reconstruction Era National Historical Park
South Dakota
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Badlands National Park2008?
Jewel Cave National MonumentAugust 2019Drive Through
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
Mount Rushmore National Memorial2008?, Summer 2019
Wind Cave National Park2008?
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
Fort Donelson National Battlefield
Great Smoky Mountains National Park2015
Obed Wild and Scenic River
Shiloh National Military Park
Stones River National Battlefield
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
Amistad National Recreation Area
Big Bend National ParkSpring 2019
Big Thicket National Preserve
Chamizal National Memorial
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Guadalupe Mountains National ParkSpring 2019
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
Padre Island National Seashore
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park1997?
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Arches National ParkSpring 2019
Bryce Canyon National ParkSpring 2019
Canyonlands National ParkSpring 2019
Capitol Reef National ParkSpring 2019
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Golden Spike National Historical Park
Natural Bridges National Monument
Rainbow Bridge National Monument1988
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Zion National Park1988, Spring 2019
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Virgin Islands
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Buck Island Reef National Monument
Christiansted National Historic Site
Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve
Virgin Islands National Park
Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Appomattox Court House National Historical ParkSpring 2018
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
Booker T. Washington National Monument
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park
Colonial National Historical Park
Fort Monroe National Monument
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
George Washington Birthplace National Monument
George Washington Memorial Parkway2017
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Manassas National Battlefield ParkSpring 2018
Petersburg National BattlefieldSpring 2018
Prince William Forest Park
Richmond National Battlefield Park
Shenandoah National ParkSpring 2018
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Mount Rainier National Park
North Cascades National Park1976
Olympic National Park1976
Ross Lake National Recreation Area
San Juan Island National Historical Park
Whitman Mission National Historic Site
Washington DC
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument
Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
Constitution Gardens
Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site
Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial2016
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Lincoln Memorial2016
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
National Capital Parks
National Mall2016
Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site2016
Rock Creek Park
Theodore Roosevelt Island
Thomas Jefferson Memorial2016
Vietnam Veterans Memorial2016
Washington Monument2016
White House and President’s Park
World War I Memorial2016
World War II Memorial2016
West Virginia
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Bluestone National Scenic River
Gauley River National Recreation Area
Harpers Ferry National Historical ParkSpring 2018
New River Gorge National River
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Devils Tower National MonumentAugust 2019
Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Fossil Butte National Monument
Grand Teton National Park2008?, Summer 2019
John D. Rockefeller Memorial Parkway
Yellowstone National Park2008?, Summer 2019


Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
PukaskwaSummer 2018
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
ForrionSummer 2018
Canada—Prince Edward Island
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Prince Edward IslandSummer 2018
Canada—Nova Scotia
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Cape Breton HighlandsSummer 2018
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
Gros MorneSummer 2018
Terra NovaSummer 2018
Canada—New Bunswick
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
FundySummer 2018
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
BanffAugust 2019
JasperAugust 2019
Waterton LakesAugust 2019
Canada—British Columbia
Park/MonumentDate VisitedComments
YohoAugust 2019
GlacierAugust 2019
Mt. RevelstokeAugust 2019
KootenayAugust 2019