Do you know someone who loves visiting the national parks on vacation or who plans road trips centered around visiting the national parks? Then, these national park gifts may provide some suggestions for unique gifts for national park lovers. Our family started visiting the national parks when our youngest was about 3 years old. Since then, we try to visit national parks and monuments while on vacation to hike and learn more about the geology and history of our country. If you know a person like this, then check out some of these gift ideas for national park enthusiasts.
Gifts for National Park Lovers
I tried to select national park gift ideas that were unique, personal, and useful. Etsy and Amazon are great places to get inspiration about what types of things to buy as gifts for national park lovers.
National Parks Annual Pass
This is one of the perfect gifts for national park lovers! The America the Beautiful Pass is $80 for the year and covers the entrance fee to almost all of the national recreational sites in the country. You can purchase it at REI or through the NPS site.
National Parks T-Shirt
Some people just love T-shirts. These shirts from Etsy make great gifts for national park lovers. The National Parks Store is another Etsy shop I have used that has a wide variety of customizable options for women and men.
National Park Candles
If the national parks had a scent, it would be bottled into these candles. These national park inspired candles have a distinct aroma and last a very long time. I bought the Yellowstone candle last year, and it reminded me of Christmas time. I also purchased the Acadia one and it had a nice, clean scent. This year, I think I will purchase the Everglades one to remind me of home. Check out these amazing soy candles here.
National Park Vintage Posters
These vintage posters are great gifts for national park lovers. These poster prints do not come framed and are a beautiful gift idea for someone who has just recently visited a national park or who loves one in particular.
National Park Scratch off Map
This is a fantastic gift for national park lovers! It is the perfect addition to help personalize a home. This is only a printed poster and does not come with a frame, but it makes a unique gift idea for the hiker or national park enthusiast. Check it out here.
National Parks Coloring Books
Adult coloring books have been “in style” for a few years now. Apparently, it can help ease stress and enhance focus. These coloring books would be a unique gift idea for someone who loves to color or would be open to the idea of using these to relax and create.
National Park Stickers
These stickers are a perfect small gift for national park lovers. They can be placed on water bottles, computer cases, or anywhere to add a unique touch. I have recently bought some and have yet to figure out where I’d like to place these adorable national park stickers.
National Parks Guide Books
Perhaps a top pick for some national park gifts would be these guide books below. If you know someone who has always wanted to explore more national parks, and would like some inspiration, then these books are the right idea.
National Park Mugs
These mugs are an adorable gift for national park lovers who enjoy a daily cup of tea or coffee. Looking at them while you have your morning cup will likely bring back some great memories exploring the park. Check them out here.
National Park Puzzles
For those people who love to work on puzzles and appreciate the natural splendor of the national parks, these puzzles could be just the right fit. Once they are assembled, they can be framed and placed on a wall to showcase that national park’s beauty.
National Park Games
These could be a fun idea for a national park loving family or person who enjoys card or board games. These national park inspired games are a cute idea to change up game night.
National Park Patches
If you know someone who collects national park patches for their car or water bottle, then these would be a nice addition to their collection. These patches and stickers are great gifts for national park lovers.
Junior Ranger Gifts
These gift ideas are some suggestions for those kids you know that have completed junior ranger programs at national parks around the country or for nature-loving children that may want to participate in these programs in the future.
If you’re interested to see our best national park vacations, check out these posts which give tips on what to do, where to stay, and the best hiking trails for kids.
- Acadia National Park
- Glacier National Park
- Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
- Mammoth Cave
- Smoky Mountain National Park
- Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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