Gift Guide for National Park Lovers

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If you have a national park lover in your life, then there’s no better gift than one that reminds them of being outdoors, in a place they love. Gifts that like that can bring a smile to a national park lover on any rotten Monday, from now until their next national park travel fix.

As a family who has been to a lot of US national parks, we certainly wear our gear with pride. It’s a culture…kind of like people who wear Disney t-shirts at Disney. When you love Disney, you buy their stuff. And when you love national parks, you buy their stuff.

And as a person who loves BOTH Disney AND national parks, to me, if I had to choose, I’d take the parks gear alllll day. Why? Well Disney is awesome and all, but our parks are a true, natural, national treasure. The US parks are as they say, our nations “best idea”.

So share the love of all things “great outdoors” with a park lover, or if that park lover is YOU, then don’t hesitate to grab some of this gear, too. Afterall, caring is sharing, even if it’s with yourself!

This gift guide is designed to be especially easy to use for you, the gifter, since every one of these items is available on Amazon! That said, Amazon is super convenient both for the giver, AND the receiver, in truth. So let the gift giving commence.

Your national park fanboy, girl, mom, dad, grandma or grandpa is sure to love one of these ideas…

Best Gift Ideas for National Park Lovers

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SOURCES: Yellowstone NP Candle | Don’t Pet the Fluffy Cows T-Shirt | Blown Glass Yellowstone Sign Ornament | National Park Scenes Stuffable Travel Blanket | National Park Trucker Hat: Grand Canyon & Zion | Morning Thunder Geyser Candle | National Park Mystery Book Series | National Parks Scratch-Off Poster Map | Parks Travel Trivial Pursuit Game | NPS Passport Book | Parks of the USA Water Bottle

These are tried and true items that my family owns, uses and loves. My personal favorite on this list is the Parks of the USA water bottle…every time you visit another national park, you add the sticker. As a goal-oriented person, I love the challenge of getting that thing totally full!

As frequent park travelers, my family is always on the lookout for cool new US national parks gifts and gear. While it’s true that many of the coolest parks items are found at the park gift stores and visitor centers, there are tons of great finds on Amazon, too! In fact, I created a whole list of gift ideas for national park lovers on Amazon with even more options!

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About Heather Thibodeau

Heather Thibodeau is the founder and mom behind nationalparksmom.com.

She and her husband Dave (AKA Tib) are on a mission to travel to as many US national parks with their three kids in tow as they possibly can, doing their best to keep the little ones out in nature and off of screens in an increasingly digital world.

Heather has earned degrees in biology & chemistry from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies), and holds master's and doctorate degrees in physical therapy from Duke University (Go Blue Devils).

Heather is also the creative force behind The Heathered Nest where she shares her love of all things DIY and home decor.

Her work has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, House Beautiful, Good Housekeeping, This Old House, Today.com, The Washington Post, Boston Globe, and more.

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