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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, National Park rangers.Thank you so much for all of your wonderful work for all of the communities you are supporting around the country. I have especially...Read more
Thank you, National Park rangers.Thank you so much for all of your wonderful work for all of the communities you are supporting around the country. I have especially appreciated the folks in Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Washington, DC and at the Grand Canyon most recently (Pre-COVID!). You are heroes!

Renee C., New Jersey

Thank you, All Park employees.My heartfelt thanks for your dedication and hard work to make the park closest to where I live such a gorgeous respite from our quarantine.Read more
Thank you, All Park employees.My heartfelt thanks for your dedication and hard work to make the park closest to where I live such a gorgeous respite from our quarantine.

Susan T., Pennsylvania

Thank you, Darin Brinkmeyer.Darin, thank you so much for all you do to keep "our" park clean, well groomed and safe for me and my family to enjoy. Keep up...Read more
Thank you, Darin Brinkmeyer.Darin, thank you so much for all you do to keep "our" park clean, well groomed and safe for me and my family to enjoy. Keep up the good work and stay safe!

Peggy B., North Carolina

Thank you, Ranger Katie.Ranger Katie was knowledgeable and friendly! She totally made our visit. Read more
Thank you, Ranger Katie.Ranger Katie was knowledgeable and friendly! She totally made our visit.

Brian G., Virginia

Thank you, All NPS Employees.To ALL NPS Employees in. ALL of our parks, THANK YOU for your selfless service -- you continue to be, along with our armed forces personnel...Read more
Thank you, All NPS Employees.To ALL NPS Employees in. ALL of our parks, THANK YOU for your selfless service -- you continue to be, along with our armed forces personnel, the heart and soul of our federal government. This summer will have me checking off my final five NPS sites in the lower 48, and raising my total to 400 sites in the past decade. And at EVERY location, the efforts of all NPS personnel have been inspirational and deeply appreciated!

Jeff W., Indiana

Thank you, National Park rangers at Paterson Great Falls .A huge thanks to all the rangers at Paterson Great Falls. Thank you for opening me up to all the great things about national parks!...Read more
Thank you, National Park rangers at Paterson Great Falls .A huge thanks to all the rangers at Paterson Great Falls. Thank you for opening me up to all the great things about national parks! Everyone was so friendly and helpful to my family, a huge thanks!

Jiho S., New Jersey

Thank you, Rangers at Washington Monument.Big thanks to the rangers working at the Washington Monument! You were all so friendly and helpful to not only those who had reservations...Read more
Thank you, Rangers at Washington Monument.Big thanks to the rangers working at the Washington Monument! You were all so friendly and helpful to not only those who had reservations to ride to the top of the monument, but those trickling by with questions about the Mall and making reservations for the monument. You were all very knowledgeable and lovely!

Rebecca W., Washington, D.C.

Thank you, The Yellowstone Lodge Staff.They are keeping elegance and glow of the roaring 20's, when the Lodge was built. Thank you for taking me back in time!Read more
Thank you, The Yellowstone Lodge Staff.They are keeping elegance and glow of the roaring 20's, when the Lodge was built. Thank you for taking me back in time!

Adam R., Pennsylvania

Thank you, All.Thanks to all work to preserve and enhance our national resources! Read more
Thank you, All.Thanks to all work to preserve and enhance our national resources!

Alejandro M., New Jersey

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