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Historical Parks

Many national and state parks have a connection to famous persons and places in U.S. history. From African American heritage and Hispanic culture to revolutionary battles and influential women, the United States is preserving these historic sites to remember the past and build the future.

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
General park information for Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Independence National Historical Park
General park information for Independence National Historical Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
General park information for Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Steamtown National Historic Site
General park information for Steamtown National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Thomas Jefferson National Memorial
General park information for Thomas Jefferson National Memorial, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

First Ladies National Historic Site
General park information for First Ladies National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
General park information for Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Clara Barton National Historic Site - An Overview
General park information for Clara Barton National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site - An Overview
General park information for Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Georgia's Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site - An Overview
General park information for Georgia's Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Golden Spike National Historic Site
The History of the Transcontinental Railroad, including information on visiting the Golden Spike National Historic Site

Sonoma State Historical Park
Information on Sonoma State Historical Park, located in Sonoma, California.

Women's Rights National Historical Park
Discover how five women changed the world.

Alaska Historic Parks, Preserves, and Monuments
Information to help you learn more about the many officially preserved historic sites in the state of Alaska.

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Located just across the river from the LBJ Ranch House, it features a visitor center with exhibits and programs. The Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead, located east of the visitor center and off the nature trial, is a living history farm.

Fort Laramie National Historic Site i
Fort Laramie, on the eastern Wyoming prairie, was a fur-trade post from 1834 to 1849 and a major military post from 1849 to 1890. It figured prominently in the covered wagon migrations to Oregon and California.

Virginia's Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site - An Overview
General park information for Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site - An Overview
General park information for Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Louisiana's New Orleans Jazz Historical Site
General park information for New Orleans Jazz Historical Site, including hours of operation, where to go in the park, and when to visit.

President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site
General park information for President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Women’s Rights National Historic Park - An Overview
General park information for Women’s Rights National Historic Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

President’s Park (White House) - An Overview
General park information for President’s Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Kentucky's Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
General park information for Kentucky's Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

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