January 1, 2016

National Parks Online

Almost all the national parks maintain a presence in almost all the most popular corners of the web, making it easy for those who love exploring these special places to maintain a relationship of just one degree of separation. Here is, as far as I know, the only comprehensive list of where to connect with all these online presences.

Below you can find a rundown of every U.S. national park along with links to its website, Facebook page, Instagram account, Twitter feed and YouTube channel. Not every park has an account on all the mentioned services, but every park does have a presence on at least one major social media platform.

Also, this is not a one-time-and-done compilation; I will keep this list updated. If you hear of a park opening a new social media account that is not yet represented here, please let me know and I will update the list promptly.

Also, if you’re interested in following all of the national parks on Twitter in one stroke, please see my National Parks Twitter List.


National Parks

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park

Maine
www.nps.gov/acad
Facebook: facebook.com/acadianationalPark
Instagram: acadianps
Twitter: @AcadiaNPS
YouTube: AcadiaNPS

American Samoa, National Park of

American Samoa Territory
www.nps.gov/npsa
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/National-Park-of-American-Samoa/118648148187878
Instagram: np_american_samoa
Twitter: @Amer_SamoaNPS

Arches National Park

Utah
www.nps.gov/arch
Facebook: facebook.com/ArchesNationalPark
Instagram: archesnps
Twitter: @ArchesNPS
YouTube: ArchesNPS

Badlands National Park

South Dakota
www.nps.gov/badl
Facebook: facebook.com/BadlandsNPS
Instagram: badlandsnps
Twitter: @BadlandsNPS
YouTube: BadlandsNPS

Big Bend National Park

Texas
www.nps.gov/bibe
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Big-Bend-National-Park/347386711974238
Instagram: bigbendnps
Twitter: @BigBendNPS

Biscayne National Park

Florida
www.nps.gov/bisc
Facebook: facebook.com/BiscayneNPS
Instagram: biscaynenps
Twitter: @BiscayneNPS

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Colorado
www.nps.gov/blca
Facebook: facebook.com/blackcanyonnps
Instagram: blackcanyonnps
Twitter: @BlackCanyonNPS
YouTube: BlackCanyonNPS

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Utah
www.nps.gov/brca
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Bryce-Canyon-National-Park/135810953213265
Instagram: brycecanyonnps
Twitter: @BryceCanyonNPS

Canyonlands National Park

Utah
www.nps.gov/cany
Facebook: facebook.com/CanyonlandsNPS
Twitter: @CanyonlandsNPS
YouTube: CanyonlandsNPS

Capitol Reef National Park

Utah
www.nps.gov/care
Facebook: facebook.com/CapitolReefNPS
Instagram: capitolreefnps
Twitter: @CapitolReefNPS

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

New Mexico
www.nps.gov/cave
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Carlsbad-Caverns-National-Park/270383569687673
Twitter: @CavernsNPS

Channel Islands National Park

California
www.nps.gov/chis
Facebook: facebook.com/channelislandsnps
Instagram: channelislandsnps
Twitter: @CHISNPS
YouTube: channelislandsnps

Congaree National Park

South Carolina
www.nps.gov/cong
Facebook: facebook.com/CongareeNP
Instagram: congareenps
Twitter: @CongareeNPS

Crater Lake National Park

Oregon
www.nps.gov/crla
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Crater-Lake-National-Park/137127376328525
Twitter: @CraterLakeNPS

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Ohio
www.nps.gov/cuva
Facebook: facebook.com/CuyahogaValleyNationalPark
Instagram: cuyahogavalleynps

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

www.nps.gov/deva
Facebook: facebook.com/DeathValleyNP
Instagram: deathvalleynps
Twitter: @DeathValleyNPS

Denali National Park

Alaska
www.nps.gov/dena
Facebook: facebook.com/DenaliNPS
Instagram: denalinps
Twitter: @DenaliNPS
YouTube: DenaliNPS

Dry Tortugas National Park

Florida
www.nps.gov/drto
Facebook: facebook.com/drytortugasNPS
Instagram: drytortugasnps
Twitter: @DryTortugasNPS
YouTube: Dry Tortugas National Park

Everglades National Park

Florida
www.nps.gov/ever
Facebook: facebook.com/EvergladesNationalPark
Instagram: evergladesnps
Twitter: @EvergladesNPS
YouTube: EvergladesNPS’s channel

Gates of the Arctic National Park

Alaska
www.nps.gov/gaar
Facebook: facebook.com/GatesOfTheArcticNPS
Twitter: @GatesArcticNPS
YouTube: GatesOfTheArcticNPS

Glacier National Park

Montana
www.nps.gov/glac
Facebook: facebook.com/GlacierNPS
Instagram: glaciernps
Twitter: @GlacierNPS
YouTube: GlacierNPS

Glacier Bay National Park

Alaska
www.nps.gov/glba
Facebook: facebook.com/GlacierBayNationalPark
Twitter: @GlacierBayNPS
YouTube: GlacierBayNPS

Grand Canyon National Park

Arizona
www.nps.gov/grca
Facebook: facebook.com/GrandCanyonNationalPark
Instagram: grandcanyonnps
Twitter: @GrandCanyonNPS
YouTube: GrandCanyonNPS

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park

Wyoming
www.nps.gov/grte
Facebook: facebook.com/GrandTetonNPS
Instagram: grandtetonnps
Twitter: @GrandTetonNPS
YouTube: GrandTetonNPS

Great Basin National Park

Nevada
www.nps.gov/grba
Facebook: facebook.com/GreatBasinNPS
Instagram: greatbasinnps
Twitter: @GreatBasinNPS
YouTube: Great Basin National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Colorado
www.nps.gov/grsa
Facebook: facebook.com/greatsanddunesnpp
YouTube: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

North Carolina and Tennessee
www.nps.gov/grsm
Facebook: facebook.com/GreatSmokyMountainsNPS
Instagram: greatsmokynps
Twitter: @GreatSmokyNPS
YouTube: GreatSmokyMountains (unofficial but endorsed)

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Texas
www.nps.gov/gumo
Facebook: facebook.com/guadalupe.mountains
Instagram: guadalupemountainsnps
Twitter: @GuadalupeMtnsNP

Haleakala National Park

Hawaii
www.nps.gov/hale
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Haleakala-National-Park/348662787511
Twitter: @HaleakalaNPS

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii
www.nps.gov/havo
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Hawaii-Volcanoes-National-Park/
Instagram: hawaiivolcanoesnps
Twitter: @HawaiiNPS
YouTube: Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

Hot Springs National Park

Arkansas
www.nps.gov/hosp
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Hot-Springs-National-Park/111261278928912

Isle Royale National Park

Michigan
www.nps.gov/isro
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Isle-Royale-National-Park/127161610664143
Instagram: isleroyalenps

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

California
www.nps.gov/jotr
Facebook: facebook.com/joshuatreenp
Instagram: joshuatreenps
Twitter: @JoshuaTreeNP
YouTube: JoshuaTreeNPS

Katmai National Park & Preserve

Alaska
www.nps.gov/katm
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Katmai-National-Park-Preserve/146794702012003
Instagram: katmainps
Twitter: @KatmaiNPS
YouTube: Katmai National Park and Preserve

Kenai Fjords National Park

Alaska
www.nps.gov/kefj
Facebook: facebook.com/KenaiFjordsNationalPark
Instagram: kenaifjordsnps
Twitter: @KenaiFjordsNPS
YouTube: KEFJ NPS

Kings Canyon National Park

California
www.nps.gov/seki
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Sequoia-and-Kings-Canyon-National-Parks/145808212106571
Instagram: sequoia_kingscanyon_np
Twitter: @SequoiaKingsNPS

Kobuk Valley National Park

Alaska
www.nps.gov/kova
Facebook: facebook.com/KobukValleyNPS
Twitter: @KobukValleyNPS

Lake Clark National Park

Alaska
www.nps.gov/lacl
Facebook: facebook.com/LakeClarkNPS
Instagram: lakeclarknps
Twitter: @LakeClarkNPS

Lassen Volcanic Park

California
www.nps.gov/lavo
Facebook: facebook.com/LassenNPS
Twitter: @LassenNPS

Mammoth Cave Park

Kentucky
www.nps.gov/maca
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Mammoth-Cave-National-Park/147256545292904
Twitter: @MammothCaveNP
YouTube: Mammoth Cave National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

Colorado
www.nps.gov/meve
Facebook: facebook.com/mesaverdenps

Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park / NPS Photo

Washington
www.nps.gov/mora
Facebook: facebook.com/MountRainierNPS
Instagram: mountrainiernps
Twitter: @MountRainierNPS
YouTube: Mount Rainier National Park

North Cascades National Park

Washington
www.nps.gov/noca
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/North-Cascades-National-Park-Service-Complex/146566725372017
Instagram: ncascadesnps
Twitter: @NCascadesNPS

Olympic National Park

Washington
www.nps.gov/olym
Facebook: facebook.com/OlympicNPS
Instagram: olympicnationalpark
Twitter: @OlympicNP

Petrified Forest National Park

Arizona
www.nps.gov/pefo
Facebook: facebook.com/PetrifiedForestNPS
Instagram: petrifiedforestnps
Twitter: @PetrifiedNPS
YouTube: Petrified NPS

Pinnacles National Park

California
www.nps.gov/pinn
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Pinnacles-National-Park/106787909380024
Instagram: pinnaclesnps
Twitter: @PinnaclesNPS

Redwood National & State Parks

California
www.nps.gov/redw
Facebook: facebook.com/RedwoodNPS
Instagram: redwoodnps
Twitter: @RedwoodNPS
YouTube: RedwoodNPS

Rocky Mountain National Park

Colorado
www.nps.gov/room
Facebook: facebook.com/RockyMountainNP
Instagram: rockynps
Twitter: @Rockymountainnp
YouTube: RockyNPS

Saguaro National Park

Arizona
www.nps.gov/sagu
Facebook: facebook.com/saguaronationalPark
Instagram: saguaronationalpark
Twitter: @SaguaroNPS

Sequoia National Park

California
www.nps.gov/seki
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Sequoia-and-Kings-Canyon-National-Parks/145808212106571
Instagram: sequoia_kingscanyon_np
Twitter: @SequoiaKingsNPS

Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park

Virginia
www.nps.gov/shen
Facebook: facebook.com/shenandoahnps
Instagram: shenandoahnps
Twitter: @ShenandoahNPS
YouTube: ShenandoahNPS

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

North Dakota
www.nps.gov/thro
Facebook: facebook.com/TheodoreRooseveltNationalPark
Instagram: theodorerooseveltnationalpark
Twitter: @TRooseveltNPS
YouTube: Theodore Roosevelt NP

Virgin Islands National Park

US Virgin Islands
www.nps.gov/viis
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Virgin-Islands-National-Park/145862772109514

Voyageurs National Park

Minnesota
www.nps.gov/voya
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Voyageurs-National-Park/152044704808454
Instagram: voyageursnps
Twitter: @VoyageursNPA (unofficial but endorsed)

Wind Cave National Park

South Dakota
www.nps.gov/wica
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Wind-Cave-National-Park/127899503922510
YouTube: Wind Cave National Park

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve

Alaska
www.nps.gov/wrst
Facebook: facebook.com/WrangellSt.EliasNPP
Instagram: wrangellstenps
Twitter: @WrangellStENPS

Yellowstone National Park

Wyoming
www.nps.gov/yell
Facebook: facebook.com/YellowstoneNPS
Instagram: yellowstonenps
Twitter: @YellowstoneNPS
YouTube: YellowstoneNPS

Yosemite National Park

California
www.nps.gov/yose
Facebook: facebook.com/YosemiteNPS
Instagram: yosemitenps
Twitter: @YosemiteNPS
YouTube: yosemitenationalpark

Zion National Park

Utah
www.nps.gov/zion
Facebook: facebook.com/zionnps
Instagram: zionnps
Twitter: @ZionNPS
YouTube: npszion

National Parkways

Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

www.nps.gov/blri
Facebook: facebook.com/BlueRidgeNPS
Instagram: blueridgenps
Twitter: @BlueRidgeNPS
YouTube: BlueRidgeParkway NPS

George Washington Memorial Parkway

www.nps.gov/gwmp
Facebook: facebook.com/NPSGWMP?fref=ts
Twitter: @GWParkwayVA

John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway

www.nps.gov/grte/jodr.htm

Natchez Trace Parkway

www.nps.gov/natr
Facebook: facebook.com/NatchezTraceParkwayNPS

National Park Organizations

National Park Foundation

www.nationalparks.org
Facebook: facebook.com/nationalpark
Instagram: goparks
Twitter: @GoParks
YoutTube: YourParks

National Park Service

www.nps.gov
Facebook: facebook.com/nationalparkservice
Instagram: nationalparkservice
Twitter: @NatlParkService
YouTube: NationalParkService

National Parks Conservation Association

www.npca.org
Facebook: facebook.com/NationalParks/?fref=ts
Instagram: npcapics
Twitter: @NPCA
YouTube: National Parks Conservation Association

 

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