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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, Park Rangers.Thank you Park Rangers for teaching me about all the animals, wildlife, and the park. It is amazing how some you live in Death Valley and...Read more
Thank you, Park Rangers.Thank you Park Rangers for teaching me about all the animals, wildlife, and the park. It is amazing how some you live in Death Valley and the Native Americans. Sincerely, Srihan

Srihan D.

Thank you, All Rangers, Staff, Volunteers.Thank you so much that my family can come visit any park and experience the wholesome, wonderful, educating family experience of nature...Read more
Thank you, All Rangers, Staff, Volunteers.Thank you so much that my family can come visit any park and experience the wholesome, wonderful, educating family experience of nature. Your hard work and dedication is valued by all.

Stacey B., North Carolina

Thank you, All NPS Employees.It is good that so many people love our parks. Been trying to get in a park for 3 months with my motorhome, all full, at 78 time is short.Read more
Thank you, All NPS Employees.It is good that so many people love our parks. Been trying to get in a park for 3 months with my motorhome, all full, at 78 time is short.

Marlin P., Texas

Thank you, Staff and Volunteers.Thank you all for taking such good care of my favorite park. Can’t wait to see you again!Read more
Thank you, Staff and Volunteers.Thank you all for taking such good care of my favorite park. Can’t wait to see you again!

Suzanne T., Texas

Thank you, Shelton.Thank you, Shelton, for your warm personality and your fascinating stories about the Buffalo Soldiers and their significant work and...Read more
Thank you, Shelton.Thank you, Shelton, for your warm personality and your fascinating stories about the Buffalo Soldiers and their significant work and presence in Yosemite. I walked with you a few years ago and still remember what a delightful experience that was.

Sarah H., California

Thank you, All NPS Ambassadors .It was several years ago that I went to Bryce, which had been a goal since i was a teenager, and thanks to the excellent help and advice...Read more
Thank you, All NPS Ambassadors .It was several years ago that I went to Bryce, which had been a goal since i was a teenager, and thanks to the excellent help and advice from the Rangers on duty, we had a fantastic hike among the Hoodoos and saw a great sunrise over the Park. It is my favorite park because of the good experience I had there. Thank You, thank you!

Velma R., Minnesota

Thank you, C.O. & Fortress Staff.Hello: I want to thank the entire staff @ Castillo San Marcus for excellent customer service!!!! Two years ago, I spent two weeks in St...Read more
Thank you, C.O. & Fortress Staff.Hello: I want to thank the entire staff @ Castillo San Marcus for excellent customer service!!!! Two years ago, I spent two weeks in St. Augustine, FL. I was given a National Park pass, since I was a Veteran. This pass is good @ all Natl Parks, & will save you on entry fees. I visited the Fortress everyday, & photographed all of the Spanish bronze cannons. The Park staff, rangers, are very helpful & take extra care in the safety of all the visitors. I informed a volunteer, of a 24 lb bronze cannon on top deck, that was on shipboard. The area behind the touch hole, was ground flat. This was to mount a very large brass flintlock firing lock. Their were four screw holes to hold the lock in place. While checking out the moat, I observed a carved inscription, 15? feet up on the south curtain wall. I reported this to a ranger, & hoping they were able to find it ???? The live cannon firing is great to watch. The gift shop staff are also very helpful & have a lot of books, & little brass cannons, mounted on cast iron carriages @ a good price. The toy cannons make great paper weights. After we get this virus under control, I plan on another trip to the Fortress. Thank you all. Best/Wishes Charles Duane Romero Perris, Calif.

charlesduane r., California

Thank you, All NPS Employees.Thank you to all NPS employees for your efforts in protecting our national treasures for future generations and educating the public on...Read more
Thank you, All NPS Employees.Thank you to all NPS employees for your efforts in protecting our national treasures for future generations and educating the public on their importance in lives. Your efforts are greatly appreciated!

Kenn M., New Jersey

Thank you, All National Park Staff.This park was a recent adventure on a very long list of National Park supporters my husband and I have visited....as always, we truly had...Read more
Thank you, All National Park Staff.This park was a recent adventure on a very long list of National Park supporters my husband and I have visited....as always, we truly had an awesome time!! We love the outdoors and we love our parks! Thank you to all of the staff for your work which makes for a most enjoyable experience!!

G H., California

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