Volunteers at Cabrillo Marine Museum.

Thank You!

This year was the biggest NPLD in history! Thank you to the volunteers & site managers who made the day a success.

Volunteers at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens during NPLD 2012.

Every Day Grants Deadline October 30

The winter cycle of the Every Day Grants is now open! Friends groups can apply online for up to $5,000 in funding.

Volunteers having fun on NPLD.

Mark Your Calendar

The next National Public Lands Day is September 28, 2013. Help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of NPLD!

Fill out a volunteer survey.

Volunteer on National Public Lands Day?

Fill out our volunteer participation survey! We want to hear about your experiences volunteering and visiting public lands.

News & Highlights

Photo Contest

Photo Contest Winner from 2011.

2012 Proclamations

Volunteers on NPLD.
  • NPLD on The Weather Channel

  • Secretary Salazar on National Public Lands Day