While they don’t always wrap nicely with a bow, our favorite gifts to give and receive are always experiences. We’ve put together a guide for the national park enthusiast in your life who’d rather be exploring to make shopping easier. Some of these gift ideas are strict experiences, while others will help create amazing experiences in the future. We independently source all of the products that we feature. If you buy from shopping links on this page, we may receive an affiliate commission, which in turn supports our work.
October 25, 2022
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Give the gift of endless inspiration and resources to inspire your loved ones to get outside. An Outside+ membership includes access to premium, award-winning content, movies and TV shows, online courses taught by experts and best-in-class mapping apps.
Friends of Saguaro National Park is an official fundraising partner of this beautiful desert park and helps to preserve, protect and enhance the fragile Sonoran desert environment. Adopt a Saguaro for your loved one and they’ll receive an adoption certificate and your donation will help support the park.
For those who aren’t down to sleep on the ground or just want to add a touch of luxury to their vacation, glamping at an Under Canvas resort, located near national parks across the country, is the perfect experience.
Gift a membership to the National Parks Conservation Association to help the NPCA continue their mission of protecting and enhancing America’s national park system. They’ll receive a year’s subscription to the NPCA magazine and an introductory gift.