It includes photos, a description of each park, a list of each parks. Before visiting, please check with individual parks regarding changes to park operations. Colorado parks and wildlife to release state park and. Parks and wildlife wildlife license and park pass fee increases reporting on uses of increased fees rules means of displaying park passes. From colorado springs, head south on interstate 25 towards pueblo and the first stop on the road trip, the great sand dunes national park. The agency manages 42 state parks, all of colorado s wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs.
Passport to your national parks americas national parks. With highmountain lakes and streams, peaks more than 14,000 feet, thick evergreen forests and thousands of acres of wildlife, this national park. In addition to the cancellation stamps, each year the national parks passport. Visitors who have their booklets stamped at 15 different parks will earn a free annual pass to all nevada state parks. Cpw issues hunting and fishing licenses, conducts research to improve wildlife management activities, protects high priority wildlife. Passport books, sold at eastern national park stores and. Stamp pads and stamps are usually located in a park or areas visitor centers, gift shops, or. This series includes all 62 of our nations crown jewels sort by. Passport to your national parks book with cancellation stamps national park. Passport to your national parks santa fe national historic trail. Passport to your national parks 2019 regional stamp set now. If you have ever wanted to visit all 41 state parks and 15 hatcheries located throughout colorado, youre in luck. Use the text and maps in this book as guides to help plan your future trips to americans national parks. Passport to your national parks stampable sticker sets 5 passport to your national parks classic edition and 2020 stamp set.
Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. The grand canyon will be featured on a new forever stamp in honor of the 100th anniversary of the national park service. Available only at state parks and hatcheries, this. The nevada state parks passport booklet can be picked up at any state park.
Each stamp features iconic national parks like arches, glacier bay, and acadia. Experience a starry sky on moonless nights, or a surreal walk on the dunes under bright full moonlight. United states national parks checklist by state with event pages to log your park visits hikes photos souvenirs. The national park service celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. I love my org passport book but have found after collecting stamps since early. Since 1986, the park passport has been a cherished heirloom for fans of our national parks the world over. Curecanti national recreation area gunnison 2020 all. The earth day forever stamp celebrates the importance of protecting the environment shop now earth day forever stamps. But according to my earliest stamp not including the older ones i glued in, i bought my passport at kings mountain national military park in south carolina, while on a national. This gigantic park covers 2,200,000 acres, which include deep canyons, majestic waterfalls, pristine lakes, dense forests, and vast meadows. Some bonus stamps from these sites are also exhibited.
Commemorative anniversary stamps now available for new mexico and west texas national historic trailsthe bureau of land management in new mexico invites visitors to participate in the popular national historic trail passport program where they can obtain stamps at a network of historic sites along these trails. They will make their debut at the world stamp show and will begin circulating in june. The june 2 firstdayofissue ceremony for the national parks forever stamps pane will take place at new york citys javits center at 11 a. Parks and wildlife measures to increase revenue colorado. Passport to your national parks classic expander pack. Section 6 of the act raises the amount of residential and nonresidential license fees, stamp fees, and surcharges for certain hunting and fishing activities. Here is a list with illustrations of the passport cancellation stamps for colorados national parks and monuments and other national parks sites and federalnational areas. Back when i started this site, i could not find any uptodate pages on the web dedicated to the little book passport to your national parks so i thought id put something together. As a tribute to the grandeur of the rocky mountains between estes park and grand lake, this park encompasses the pure and natural beauty of the region. Black canyon of the gunnison national parks dark reaches, near montrose, co. Scenic drives, national parks, best hikes travel guide terri cook. Colorados national parks passport cancellation stamps. Passport to your national parks 2019 regional stamp set now available. Arizonas national parks passport cancellation stamps.
Prnewswire eastern national today announced the release of the. At nearly all of the 419 american national park units of the united states one or more national. Staff will stamp your passport in the visitor centers and stamps are sometimes located at the fee. The americas national parks online store is your onestop shop for official passport gear. Camping, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, water sports its all here along with much more, often just a short drive from. There are currently 419 official national park service units in the united states, the district of columbia, and u. Collect, have fun, remember, and reminisce over your great park experiences. The passport to your national parks program is run by eastern national, a nonprofit organization. Best known for salmon and trout fishing, curecanti also offers opportunities for hiking, boating, camping, and bird watching. Kids outdoor parks passport pdf outdoor challenge for kids not a passport program.
Passport books, sold at eastern national park stores and, provide a place for park visitors to collect national park cancellation stamps. Passport to your national parks collectors edition. For visitors hoping to spend time in national parks, state parks, monuments, and other designated areas, colorado is the perfect vacation destination. This 42,000acre recreation area features three reservoirs, blue mesa, morrow point and crystal, which are surrounded by rugged, steepwalled canyons and mesas. When you arrive at each park, purchase your travel stamp at a participating visitor center bookstore. Junior ranger passport and 2019 junior ranger sticker set. The agency manages 42 state parks, all of colorados wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. Designing the national parks stamp pane the national park system consists of more than 400 park sites. It is a book in which you can collect a stamp or actually a sticker from each national park of the u. Here is a list with illustrations of the passport cancellation stamps for arizonas national parks and monuments and other national parks sites and federalnational areas. My wife and i fell in love with this national park when we visited the south rim on a colorado utah arizona road trip 3 years ago, and. The 1,000 mile colorado national parks road trip outthere. Visitor center employee stamping the passport book.
Suggest a stamp store locator national park service. This list includes all units managed by the national park system, including national parks, national monuments, national historic sites, national battlefields, national preserves, and other related sites. In yosemite national park visitors center minna laid her hands on a booklet. Passport to your national parks cancellation station locations updated 100119 new listings are in red while nearly all parks in the national park system participate in the passport program. This list includes all units managed by the national park system, including national parks, national monuments, national historic sites, national. This full color stamp sheet includes one national and nine regional stamps. Colorado passport program colorado parks and wildlife. Complete list of national parks in the united states. The complete guide to all 58 national parks is quite frankly, amazing. The vast majority of yellowstone lies in wyoming, although it stretches into idaho and montana. Curecanti national recreation area is a series of three reservoirs along the once wild gunnison river. Colorado parks and wildlife is a nationally recognized leader in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. To order the passport book or stamp sets, call tollfree 1877natpark 18776287275 or visit note.
The 10 best colorado national parks with photos tripadvisor. Yellowstone national park has the proud distinction of being the oldest national park in the world. The stamp pane, designed by ethel kessler of bethesda, md, includes 16 stamp images featuring existing art or photography representing the regional diversity of the national park system. If postage stamps were still an everyday need, this might be big news. Open all day and night year round, the tallest dunes in north america are the centerpiece in a diverse landscape of grasslands, wetlands, conifer and aspen forests, alpine lakes, and tundra. Rocky mountain national park located just 65 miles from denver is one of the most popular national parks in the united states. List of national parks by state an epic guide to americas. Curecanti national recreation area gunnison 2020 all you. Eastern national is a 501c3 notforprofit cooperating association, that promotes the publics understanding and support of americas national parks and other public trust partners by providing quality educational experiences, products, and services. Apr 28, 2015 every few months the folks over at eastern national, the company that produces products for the national parks update a tremendously long, eyeseering list of stamp locations. Colorados state parks offer some of the greatest outdoor recreation in all of the u.
I had been familiar with national parks passport cancellation stamps for years, and i had even collected them on journal pages and national park unigrids the official np brochures in my travels over the years. Dedication ceremonies also will take place at or near each of the national parks depicted on the stamps. Our passport collection includes books, inserts, and the stamps to complete your book. Collectors of the stamps have formed a nonprofit social club, the national park travelers club, a group which holds annual conventions. As mentioned, you can start anywhere on the loop for a similar experience to see the colorado national parks. To honor the idea that helped give birth to ecotourism and conservation, weve gathered 50 of our travel blogging friends to write mini national park guides and create an all encompassing list of us national parks by state. Not all parks are included and not all parks still have stamps available.
Even if you cant visit mesa verde national park in person, you can still get a stamp for your passport book as a virtual visitor. Great sand dunes national monument and preserve rocky mountain. This centuryold concept has since been applied to more than 6,ooo national parks in nearly 100 different countries around the world. The passport to your national parks program is a popular way to preserve memories of visits to americas national parks. List of national parks by state an epic guide to america. Passport to your national parks cancellation station locations.
I will admit, however, that i may have encouraged an occasional roadtrip driver to flirt with the speed limit a time or two in order to reach a national parks visitor center before. Apr, 2016 if postage stamps were still an everyday need, this might be big news. National park passport stamps western national parks store. Discover the best rocky mountain national park travel books in best sellers. Denver a new reservation is in place thatll make it easier for you to book campsites at most of colorados state parks. The booklet serves as a travel aid as well as travelogue for park visitors. On wisconsin magazine in short, this is a great, almost encyclopedic, guide to help you prepare for your park visits. Here is a list with illustrations of the passport cancellation stamps for colorado s national parks and monuments and other national parks sites and federal national areas. Here is a list with illustrations of the passport cancellation stamps for colorados national parks and monuments and other national parks sites.
Passport to your national parks classic edition and 2020 stamp set. The passport program gives visitors a popular way to connect with. Passport to your national parks classic edition shop americas. Colorado passports are no longer in production, but the state parks still have stamps from the program that can be collected without a book. Everything you purchase from the passport store books, commemorative stamps, apparel, collectibles and much more helps to support education and preservation at americas national parks. Nov 12, 2019 colorados four national parks rocky mountain, mesa verde, great sand dunes and black canyon of the gunnison are home to some of the worlds most wondrous and diverse scenery. Here is a list with illustrations of the passport cancellation stamps for arizonas national parks and monuments and other national parks sites and federal national areas. Through the passport to your national parks program, coordinated by americas national parks, a national park service partner, you can collect free cancellation stamps at cancellation stations in national parks and npsaffliated areas nationwide. Colorado national parks national parks in colorado. Colorado has dozens of ways to discover federal lands across the state, including four national parks, eight national monuments, 11 national forests, three national historic sites, two national grasslands and so much more.
With four colorado national parks, a dozen national forests, over forty national wildernesses, and over forty state parks, youll find plenty to fill your vacation. The list is thorough, but it doesnt give any information about where, exactly, stamps are located or whether or not there are secret stamps. New reservation system for colorado state parks fox31 denver. Colorados national parks passport cancellation stamps colorado national. Every few months the folks over at eastern national, the company that produces products for the national parks update a tremendously long, eyeseering list of stamp locations. The reservoirs that make up curecanti today are a destination for waterbased recreation high in the rocky mountains. Colorado national parks, monuments and grasslands map, colorado. The official passport program website my wife and i began our national parks tour on may. Jan 14, 2019 denver a new reservation is in place thatll make it easier for you to book campsites at most of colorados state parks. On monday, july 23 colorado parks and wildlife will be introducing its new passport booklet.