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Movies Filmed on National Park Lands

Have you ever been watching a movie and thought scenery was beautiful and wondered where the location was? The is a good chance that the scenery was located in a national park. Starting in 1910 with "The Immortal Alamo", filmmakers have been coming to national parks year after year to capture majestic scenery for their productions. Take a look at the following alphabetical list. You will find some of your favorite movies, you will learn where that beautiful scenery is located, and hopefully it will inspire you to go there for a visit.

A large portion of the information listed below is provided courtesy of the National Park Service. Click on a letter below to browse a specific section of the table.

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Movie or Production Title Cast Year NPS Site State
Kid Colter n/a 1984 Olympic NP WA
Kill Me Again Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley 1989 Lake Mead NRA NV
King Solomon's Mines Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr 1950 Carlsbad Caverns NP NM
King Solomon's Mines Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr 1950 Death Valley NP CA
Knights n/a 1992 Arches NP UT
Lakota Woman n/a 1993 Mount Rushmore NMem SD
Lassie Come HomeElizabeth Taylor1945Lake Chelan NRAWA
Last of the DogmenTom Berenger, Barbara Hershey1995Banff NPAB
Last of the DogmenTom Berenger, Barbara Hershey1995Yoho NPBC
Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day Lewis 1991 Blue Ridge Parkway NC
Last of the Mohicans n/a 1977 Pipe Spring NM AZ
Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day Lewis 1991 Yosemite NP CA
Last Riders, The Erik Estrada, William Smith 1990 Lake Mead NRA NV
Last Warrior, The Yakima Canutt 1920s Bighorn Canyon NRA MT
Law and Jake Wade, The Richard Widmark, Robert Taylor 1957 Death Valley NP CA
Let's Get Harry Robert Duvall, Mark Harmon 1986 Illinois & Michigan Canal NHC IL
Liberty! The American Revolution n/a 1997 Colonial NHP VA
Like Father, Like Son Dudley Moore, Kirk Cameron 1987 Joshua Tree NP CA
Lincoln n/a 1992 Lincoln Boyhood NMem IN
Lincoln His Land and His People n/a 1983 Lincoln Boyhood NMem IN
Lincoln Youth in Indiana n/a 1983 Lincoln Boyhood NMem IN
Lincoln: A Self Portrait n/a 1990 Lincoln Boyhood NMem IN
Lively Set, The James Darren, Doug McClure 1964 Death Valley NP CA
Living History n/a 1987 Lincoln Boyhood NMem IN
Long, Long Trailer, The Lucille Ball 1954 Yosemite NP CA
Longtime Companion Bruce Davison 1990 Fire Island NS NY
Lost Horizons n/a 1970s Lake Chelan NRA WA
Lovest Giulio Base, Gianmarco Tognazzi 1997 White Sands NM NM
Lucky Luke n/a 1991 White Sands NM NM
Mackenna's Gold Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif 1967 Canyon de Chelly NM AZ
MacKenna's Gold Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif 1967 Glen Canyon NRA UT
Male and Female Gloria Swanson 1919 Channel Islands NP CA
Man Who Fell to Earth, The David Bowie 1975 White Sands NM NM
Man Who Would Be King, The Sean Connery, Michael Caine 1974 Glen Canyon NRA UT
Man With One Red Shoe, The Tom Hanks 1985 National Capital Region DC
Manson n/a 1972 Death Valley NP CA
Matewan Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones 1987 New River Gorge NR WV
Maverick n/a 1993 Glen Canyon NRA UT
Maverick n/a 1993 Yosemite NP CA
Medicine Man, The n/a 1929 Carlsbad Caverns NP NM
Meet the Deedles Paul Walker, Steve Van Wormer 1998 Yellowstone NP WY
Men Don't Leave Jessica Lange 1988 Illinois & Michigan Canal NHC IL
Messenger of Death Charles Bronson 1988 Colorado NM CO
Midnight Run Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin 1988 Lake Mead NRA NV
Million Dollar Mystery Tom Bosley, Jamie Alcroft 1987 Glen Canyon NRA UT
Mission Killfast n/a 1990 Lake Mead NRA NV
Modern Musketeer, A n/a 1917 Canyon de Chelly NM AZ
Molly and Lawless John Vera Miles, Sam Elliott 1972 White Sands NM NM
Montezuma's Lost Gold n/a 1978 Glen Canyon NRA UT
Mormon Conquest Al Adamson, Victor Adamson 1941 Zion NP UT
Motorama n/a 1990 Glen Canyon NRA UT
Mountain Men, The Charleton Heston, Brian Keith 1974 Grand Teton NP WY
My Father, My Son n/a 1987 Fort Pulaski NM GA
My Life n/a 1993 Illinois & Michigan Canal NHC IL
My Name is Nobody Henry Fonda, Terrance Hill 1973 White Sands NM NM
Mystery, Alaska Russell Crowe, Hank Azaria 1999 Banff NP AB
Natural Born Killers Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones 1993 Illinois & Michigan Canal NHC IL
Nemesis Tim Thomerson, Deborah Shelton 1992 Hawaii Volcanoes NP HI
Never Ending Story III n/a 1993 Mount Rushmore NMem SD
New Eden Stephen Baldwin, Lisa Bonet 1994 White Sands NM NM
Night Without Stars n/a 1950 Carlsbad Caverns NP NM
Nightmare At Noon n/a 1984 Arches NP UT
No Way Out Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman 1987 National Capital Region DC
North n/a 1993 Mount Rushmore NMem SD
North and South n/a 1985 Natchez Trace Parkway MS
North By Northwest Cary Grant 1959 Mount Rushmore NMem SD
Oasis, The Dori Brenner, Richard Cox (I) 1984 Death Valley NP CA
One-Eyed Jacks Marlon Brando, Karl Malden 1961 Death Valley NP CA
Outlaw Josey Wales, The Clint Eastwood 1975 Glen Canyon NRA UT
Package, The Gene Hackman 1989 Illinois & Michigan Canal NHC IL
Painted Desert, The Clark Gable, William Boyd 1931 Petrified Forest NP AZ
Parallex View, The Warren Beatty 1974 Lake Chelan NRA WA
Pearls of Paradise n/a 1916 Channel Islands NP CA
Pelican Brief, The Denzel Washington, Julia Roberts 1993 National Capital Region DC
Pet Semetary Dale Midkiff, Fred Gwynne 1988 Acadia NP ME
Peter Pan n/a 1924 Channel Islands NP CA
Petrified Forest, The Humphry Bogart, Bette Davis 1936 Petrified Forest NP AZ
Pilots North n/a 1982 Nahanni NP NT
Pioneer Days in Indiana n/a 1981 Lincoln Boyhood NMem IN
Planet of the Apes Charleton Heston, Roddy McDowell 1967 Glen Canyon NRA UT
Plastered in Paris Tom Mix (or Hoot Gibson) 1930s Bryce Canyon NP UT
Point of No Return Bridget Fonda 1992 National Capital Region DC
Poltergeist II: The Other Side Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams 1986 Canyon de Chelly NM AZ
Presideo, The Mark Harmon, Sean Connery 1988 Golden Gate NRA CA
Private Lives Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery 1931 Glacier NP MT
Professionals, The Burt Lancaster, Jack Palance 1966 Death Valley NP CA
Protocol Goldie Hawn 1984 National Capital Region DC
         

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