Passport to America's National Parks: Stamps, Stickers and FunAt nearly all of the American National Park units of the United States and many of the National Park Service 's affiliated areas , one or more National Park Passport Stamps cancellation stamps can be acquired at no cost at park visitor centers and ranger stations. The stamps are similar in nature to passport stamps stamped in a traveler's national passport. The stamps serve as a record of each park visit. The program began in the middle of Collectors of the stamps have formed a non-profit social club, the National Park Travelers Club , a group which holds annual conventions.
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I will admit, however, that I may have encouraged an occasional roadtrip driver to flirt with the speed limit a time or two in order to reach a National Parks visitor center before their always-too-early closing time. And yes, I have been known to beg a park ranger to let us in to grab a cancellation stamp after the doors have been locked and barred. And I am guilty of trying to cram more National Park visits than humanly possible into a single day or extended road trip in order to collect as many stamps as possible. I fully understand backroad trips are singular adventures that should unfold as you go, and of course National Parks are meant to be explored and savored. But yes, my compulsion has made me guilty of breaking these travel commandments for the thrill of a fresh rubber stamp.
When it comes to sightseeing in the United States, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. After all, the country is so large and varied that it would be easy to spend an entire lifetime sightseeing there and never run out of places to see. No wonder so many Americans have never bothered to get a passport! Places like New York and L. How do you choose where to start? Many are iconic sights that you're probably already familiar with, and if you're into world heritage sites, more than 10 of them have been designated as UNESCO sites. Bonus: Most parks are free, some have campgrounds or historic hotels, going off-the-beaten-path is encouraged, and they offer a lot to see and do.
Skip to main content National Parks Passport. Good book to have if you travel and like to go national parks. See All Buying Options. In Stock. Had the opportunity to look through this and the Lonely Planets Guide before selecting this book. I found the NG's version had more listing for "things to see" and more detail on the park and especially camping information. I felt this had more of the information I wanted.
One of the first things we purchased when we started parkchasing was a national park passport book - the best way to document your national.
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HOW DO I GET A PASSPORT CANCELLATION AT AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS?
Here's a fun, exciting way to find places where you can stamp your passports. Zoom in to find a location. Click on the yellow balloon of your choice to see the site name, address, access, image, and website. Note: Not all sites have images yet. Please contact each site before you go to obtain current information on closures, changes in hours, and fees.
The cancellations feature the name of the park along the top and a special designation or event on the bottom. There is a wheel of numbers within the mechanics of the cancellation stamper that allow visitors to get a personalized cancellation with the date they visited. The stamps are unique in that they allow visitors to select the date, but they are also unique in the color of ink they correspond to. Every stamp is assigned a color according to the Passport region where they reside. Every year a series of collectible Passport stamps are released as well, featuring several of the National Parks. Sign In. New Customer?