From the redwoods of Sequoia to the mists of Acadia, from the frozen landscape of Denali to the volcanic beauty of Hawaii, the US National Parks System is truly America’s best idea. Here are 10 gifts that bring out the nature-lover in all of us.
1. National Parks Scented Candles
Missing the sage-filled air of the Grand Canyon, or the scent of the evergreens in the Great Smoky Mountains? These Pendleton travel candles will bring back your favorite national park memories.
2. National Parks Journal
Leather-bound and filled with gorgeous maps and blank pages to record your explorations, an Orvis’ National Parks Atlas is the perfect companion on an outdoor adventure (and they can be personalized).
3. National Parks Posters
4. Hiking Shoes
5. Classic Pocket Knife
Be prepared for anything on your camping trips (and look fabulous doing it) with this classic, heirloom pocket knife by Opinel.
6. Native Seeds
One of the most important reasons to protect our parks is their plant life. Native Seeds harvests and sells heirloom American plants to support indigenous peoples and their communities and to spread these beautiful Southwestern plants. Bring a little bit of the Southwest to your backyard!
7. Camera Strap
Do you have a budding nature photographer in your life? Help inspire them with a handmade leather camera strap, embossed with delicate leaves and flowers.
8. National Parks Photo Book
9. National Parks Pass
Give the gift of access to any park in the system, from Yosemite to Yellowstone, for an entire year with the America the Beautiful Annual Parks Pass.
10. Moon Travel Guides to the National Parks
What better way to plan your adventure (and make good use of your annual pass) than with one of Moon Travel Guides’ many National Park books. Each guide is filled with local insight, expert advice, and gorgeous maps and photos, preparing you to enjoy the trip a lifetime.