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Please visit individual park websites for specific documents related to a park that you cannot find here. To find these documents visit a park's homepage and click on the Park Management section.

FOIA regulations, instructions, and general information can be found on the Department of the Interior's FOIA page.

NPS Uses Multi-track Processing of FOIA Requests- In accordance with 43 CFR 2.26, the NPS uses three processing tracks based on the amount of time required for a request to be processed: Simple, 1-5 workdays; Normal, 20 workdays; and Complex, over 20 workdays. For more information, see

NPS FOIA Library
Current and completed FOIA Materials. Formerly known as FOIA Reading Room.

NPS FOIA Officers
If you would like to file a FOIA request, please contact a NPS FOIA Officer.

To send a FOIA electronically, contact us.