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National Park Service System Plan

The National Park Service System Plan was developed in response to former NPS Director Jonathan B. Jarvis' 2009 initiative A Call to Action: Preparing for a Second Century of Stewardship and Engagement. It builds upon laws that govern the national park system, the NPS mission, ideas of NPS employees at all levels, and recommendations of the National Park System Advisory Board. The plan articulates a vision for the national park system, describes gaps in the system related to natural and cultural themes, and provides recommendations for evaluating and studying new park units.

Documents

National Park Service System Plan (2017)
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National Park Service System Plan Press Release (1-17-17)

Interactive Mapping

NPS Timeline

100 Years of the National Park Service