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National Park Ambassadors

They maintain habitats, educate visitors, and preserve history. They're rangers, museum curators, engineers, volunteers, landscape architects, and fire fighters. They're the treasured stewards of our national parks. They're National Park Ambassadors.

Behind every national park is a team of ordinary people who are dedicated to maintaining the extraordinary. They may not wear capes, but they're heroes in our book. Meet the individuals who protect our parks and send thanks to an NPS employee or volunteer who made your last visit extra special.

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No thank you is too small! We celebrate Park Heroes 24/7, 365 days a year.
Thank you, All Park Staff.Thankyou to All Park Staff. We need You out there, Always. We've visited almost all of the Parks within California and parts of...Read more
Thank you, All Park Staff.Thankyou to All Park Staff. We need You out there, Always. We've visited almost all of the Parks within California and parts of Arizona. We have the highest respect and appreciation for All Park Personnel throughout. Thankyou for all of your work and Dedication.

Gail S., California

Thank you, all rangers.thank you for making a visit to a national park so enjoyableRead more
Thank you, all rangers.thank you for making a visit to a national park so enjoyable

karen d., California

Thank you, Park Ranger.In September we visited 6 National Parks in Utah, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado. It has ignited a fire in our family to make it a goal to...Read more
Thank you, Park Ranger.In September we visited 6 National Parks in Utah, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado. It has ignited a fire in our family to make it a goal to see as many of the Parks as possible. Every Ranger we interacted with was pleasant, knowledgeable and helpful. Our 4 kids are now Junior Rangers and excited about collecting their badges. Thank you for all you do.

Larry L., Tennessee

Thank you, All Ambassadors.We can't thank you enough for giving your time and service to our National Parks. We know the pay isn't the greatest but know...Read more
Thank you, All Ambassadors.We can't thank you enough for giving your time and service to our National Parks. We know the pay isn't the greatest but know that our family appreciates everything you do every day. #Loveourparksandambassadors

CYNTHIA K., Maryland

Thank you, two rangers at Blue Ridge Parkway.Two Rangers volunteered to escort me across the Grandfather bridge. They encouraged me to enjoy the view and grandeur of the mountains...Read more
Thank you, two rangers at Blue Ridge Parkway.Two Rangers volunteered to escort me across the Grandfather bridge. They encouraged me to enjoy the view and grandeur of the mountains. Will remember your kindness.

Shirley C., Michigan

Thank you, Allison & Taylor.Your passion for your positions with the National Park Service at Acadia National Park were quite evident when my husband and I were there...Read more
Thank you, Allison & Taylor.Your passion for your positions with the National Park Service at Acadia National Park were quite evident when my husband and I were there in early October. We actually crossed paths with you along the Shore Path one evening. You were very kind and very enthusiastic about your service as rangers. We learned a great deal from both of you. We could hear in your voice and your words YOUR personal commitment to how you each serve the public and help us understand what great resources we have in all the national parks. You were "off the clock" yet took the time to engage in our entertaining photography discussion with another couple (Vermont Maple Syrup farm). We truly appreciate your kindness, your commitment to serve, and your patience with our many questions. Thank you! We are grateful for what you do for NPS.

Cindy G., Illinois

Thank you, Rangers and Ambassadors.I don't know folks by name. However, my visits from Shenandoah NP to Glacier NP to Crater Lake NP to Redwood NP have all had positive...Read more
Thank you, Rangers and Ambassadors.I don't know folks by name. However, my visits from Shenandoah NP to Glacier NP to Crater Lake NP to Redwood NP have all had positive experiences. When I have been in contact with NP personnel, they are polite, positive, and very helpful with their knowledge of the land and our NPS. These people are beneficial to our NPS. Many thanks for what you do all year long!!

Heather L., Oregon

Thank you, all Park Rangers.We have been to many national parks and it always makes a person feel better when there is someone, a Ranger, there to answer any questions...Read more
Thank you, all Park Rangers.We have been to many national parks and it always makes a person feel better when there is someone, a Ranger, there to answer any questions you have. Always friendly, and willing to help out, no matter what question we might have. We want to say thank you to all the wonderful park Rangers that extend their hands and knowledge out to all travelers.

KAREN R., Michigan

Thank you, all employees.Our parents would take us to a different national park one week each year. They would also bundle us up to attend a ranger program at the...Read more
Thank you, all employees.Our parents would take us to a different national park one week each year. They would also bundle us up to attend a ranger program at the campground amphitheater. The Rangers were always so knowledgeable and informative and we listened very attentively to every word. My wife and I tried to provide the same experiences for our children. I believe that was instrumental in one of our children becoming an amazing outdoorsman and another an environment scientist (ES). The ES just married a United States Forest Service employee last month. Our experiences with all employees at our national parks has been remarkably. Whether it was a maintenance, ranger, law enforcement officer or other employee title they have all been professional and helpful. We enjoy getting to know employees who travel to the US from around the world for seasonal work which really emphasizes just how special these lands are. Thank you to all the NPS employees both full time and seasonal for making our visits so pleasurable.

Bill H., California

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