We LOVE national parks, I won’t list out links for all our trip reports but Yellowstone and Acadia have been two of our favorites! As the holiday season rolls around, I wanted to highlight some handmade makers and small businesses so I rounded up 45+ of the best gifts for someone who loves national parks. I had so much fun making this list and I hope you enjoy browsing it! Please leave a comment if there is something or a shop that you think I ought to add!
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45+ of the best gifts for someone who loves national parks
This list includes ornaments, apparel, housewares, paper products/art, unique products, and things for kids!
First up on the list though, is the national parks pass!! Make sure they don’t have one already or wait until theirs has expired to buy a new one, but this is the gift that keeps on giving. Also consider if they have an upcoming national park trip that you could buy them a tour or experience for!
Gift a handmade National Park ornament, like this beautiful Yosemite National Park ornament sold by The Scrubby Pine (there are other options in her shop!).
I can’t believe these are handpainted! Beautiful wood slice ornaments from Final Switchback, with several park options.
Unique and shiny, these cut metal national park ornaments from RV metal shop would look great on a tree.
The national park entrance signs are iconic and I love the options, like this Great Smoky Mountains ornament, from I heart laser’s shop.
A beautiful wood bear ornament for Yellowstone National Park, Noteworthy Paper Press has a few other park options as well.
A classic map ornament featuring national parks, made by The Weekend Store.
Apparel & accessories
I would wear this in a heartbeat! A stylish t-shirt featuring a map of all the national parks, sold by LiqueTees.
Hoodies are the best and there are a bunch of designs and parks similar to this Grand Canyon hoodie, listed in the National Park Store.
The retro feel of these national park graphic tees from Foxburys is super cool, and I want one.
Everyone loves tote bags and the design on this Grand Teton tote bag is so pretty, from Noteworthy Paper Press, which has a few other park options as well.
Another handy tote with a bold Yosemite graphic design on it, several other park options in the National Park Store.
Unique, hand illustrated national park leggings, how neat are these from One Lane Road.
I’m a sucker for baseball caps and the Patch parlor has a bunch of fun park options like this Big Bend National Park hat.
Art, calendars, & check-off posters
I am in love with the styles of Laura Amiss and I want this Yellowstone print and the Acadia print hanging on my wall!
A highly stylized print with all the parks listed, this is really striking and sold by Nine Day Weekend.
With checkboxes instead of scratch offs, this wall print of all the parks would be a great motivator, sold by Adventure Awaits.
A minimalistic desk calendar with beautiful illustrations, sold by Eiman Design Co.
Handdrawn illustrations with lots of parks to choose from, Erin Vaughan Illustrations has this beautiful Petrified Forest print I love.
Spotting arrowheads is a favorite hobby of my kids and I love this oversized wall hanging version by Galaxy Tree!
The scratch off national park maps are super popular and I love the designs on this one from Mappinners.
Classic park posters just begging to be hung up gallery wall style, from Albion Mercantile Co.
So pretty and simple, I wish I’d gotten this instead of the one they sell in the parks! Beautiful national parks passport from Anderson Design Group.
Suited for avid hikers, this is a clean, simple national parks hiking journal from Letterfolk.
A beautiful leather bound travel journal with a small scratch off map, from Kristin Douglas Art.
A minimalist, handbound sketch book with pretty, retro national park motifs on the front by scribble and jot.
This thin little memo book has a nice balance of white space and prompts, by Jot Books.
A beautiful mixture of coffee table book photos and guide book information, this book is perfect for anyone who is dreaming up their next national park trip!
A fun little stocking stuffer, I like the design of this Isle Royale National Park sticker from Albion Mercantile Company.
Technically not a board game, but a fun stocking stuffer for people who like to play, we own these pretty playing cards with national park designs, from Anderson Design Group.
Out of the box
When I think of Acadia, I think of blueberries and I’d love to smell this pretty candle made & sold by Elsewhere Candle Co.
What a stylish camera strap with a national park motif, this would be a great photographer gift! Find it at Megs Design.
I’m so drawn to the look of this retro hotel key national park keychain, I can’t explain it but I love it, from Wild Totem, and with several other park options listed.
I’m not sharing a picture of this one but it is a risque, adult humor patch that made me laugh out loud!
I love patches! The possibilities are endless and they’re nice and small if you’re shipping, this Olympic National Park patch from the Official Park Patches shop is so pretty.
We love this game! An easy to learn, fun to play game for the whole family, Trekking the National Parks can also be found at a lot of national parks gift shops. Find more national parks board game options in this other blog post I have going.
Topographic map glasses look cool and help you reminsce about your park visit, with these Rocky Mountain tumblers! There are other park/glass size combos in the Black Lantern Studio as well.
A minimal aesthetic with a neat cup shape, this Acadia National Park mug looks ready to go camping, from Morning Rush Designs.
Hang a pretty Glacier National Park tea towel or turn it into a cool pillow, Noteworthy Paper Press has a few other park options as well.
A colorful, modern pillow cover with a map design from Acadia National Park, check out the other options as well from Daisy Mae Designs.
For someone who loves all the parks, this simple & useful NPS system drinking glass looks great, from Flint and Amber.
For kids who love national parks
The junior ranger program is so much fun, and I love this sweet passport holder from Happy Walrus!
We actually got into national parks after having kids, but this “park ranger” baby onesie is so cute, from The Oysters Pearl.
Silky soft blankets are like catnip for kids and these pretty national park security blankets from Heritage and Heart look really nice.
A sweet handmade baby bib with national park fabric, from Britton Originals.
This is so creative, a baby crib sheet with custom national parks stamps printed on them, by Perfectly Lou Designs.
All Aboard! National Parks: A Wildlife Primer is an adorable board book by Haily & Kevin Meyers, perfect for traveling babies. There are also lots of beautiful and engaging national park books for kids, go check out the blog post I have up with way more of them listed out!