National Parks of the Northeast Region

Thirteen states make up the Northeast Region of the National Park Service.  This region is responsible for managing 102 park service sites and 37 associated sites ranging in size from less than an acre to over a hundred thousand acres.  This region was created in 1995 by consolidating parts of the North Atlantic Region and Mid-Atlantic Region.

States of the Northeast Region

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Northeast Region
Type NPS Units
National Parks 2
National Monument 11
National Preserve
National Historical Park 23
National Historic Site 26
International Historic Site 1
National Battlefield Park
National Military Park 4
National Battlefield 4
National Battlefield Site
National Memorial 8
National Recreation Area 4
National Seashore 3
National Lakeshore
National River 5
National Reserve
National Parkway 2
National Trail 2
Other 6

National Park Service Units of the Northeast

National Parks of the Northeast

National Monuments of the Northeast

  • African Burial Ground National Monument (NY)
  • Booker T. Washington National Monument (VA)
  • Castle Clinton National Monument (NY)
  • Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (MD)
  • Fort Monroe National Monument (VA)
  • Fort Stanwix National Monument (NY)
  • George Washington Birthplace National Monument (VA)
  • Governors Island National Monument (NY)
  • Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument (ME)
  • Statue of Liberty National Monument (NJ, NY)
  • Stonewall National Monument (NY)

National Historical Parks of the Northeast

  • Adams National Historical Park (MA)
  • Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (VA)
  • Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park (MA, RI)
  • Boston National Historical Park (MA)
  • Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park (VA)
  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (DC, MD, VA)
  • Colonial National Historical Park (VA)
  • Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY, TN, VA)
  • First State National Historical Park (DE, PA)
  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (WV, VA, MD)
  • Harriet Tubman National Historical Park (NY)
  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park  (MD)
  • Independence National Historical Park (PA)
  • Lowell National Historical Park (MA)
  • Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park (VT)
  • Minute Man National Historical Park (MA)
  • Morristown National Historical Park (NJ)
  • New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park (MA)
  • Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park (NJ)
  • Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park (NH)
  • Saratoga National Historical Park (NY)
  • Thomas Edison National Historical Park (NJ)
  • Valley Forge National Historical Park (PA)
  • Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NY)

National Historic Sites of the Northeast

  • Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site (PA)
  • Boston African American National Historic Site (MA)
  • Clara Barton National Historic Site (MD)
  • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site (PA)
  • Eisenhower National Historic Site (PA)
  • Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (NY)
  • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site (MA)
  • Friendship Hill National Historic Site (PA)
  • Hampton National Historic Site (MD)
  • Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site (NY)
  • Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (PA)
  • John F. Kennedy National Historic Site (MA)
  • Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site (MA)
  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site (VA)
  • Martin Van Buren National Historic Site (NY)
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (NY)
  • Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site (NY)
  • Salem Maritime National Historic Site (MA)
  • Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site (MA)
  • Springfield Armory National Historic Site (MA)
  • Steamtown National Historic Site (PA)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site (NY)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site (NY)
  • Thomas Stone National Historic Site (MD)
  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (NY)
  • Weir Farm National Historic Site (CT)

International Historic Sites of the Northeast

  • Saint Croix Island International Historic Site (ME)

National Military Park of the Northeast

  • Gettysburg National Military Park (PA)

National Battlefield Park of the Northeast

  • Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (VA)
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park (VA)
  • Richmond National Battlefield Park (VA)

National Battlefields of the Northeast

  • Antietam National Battlefield (MD)
  • Fort Necessity National Battlefield (PA)
  • Monocacy National Battlefield (MD)
  • Petersburg National Battlefield (VA)

National Memorials of the Northeast

  • Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial (VA)
  • Federal Hall National Memorial (NY)
  • Flight 93 National Memorial (PA)
  • General Grant National Memorial (NY)
  • Hamilton Grange National Memorial (NY)
  • Johnstown Flood National Memorial (PA)
  • Roger Williams National Memorial (RI)
  • Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial (PA)

National Recreation Area of the Northeast

  • Gauley River National Recreation Area (WV)
  • Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area (MA)
  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (NJ)
  • Gateway National Recreation Area (NJ)

National Seashores of the Northeast

  • Assateague Island National Seashore  (MD, VA)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore (MA)
  • Fire Island National Seashore (NY)

National Rivers of the Northeast

  • Bluestone National Scenic River (WV)
  • Great Egg Harbor Scenic and Recreational River (NJ)
  • Middle Delaware National Scenic River (NJ, PA)
  • New River Gorge National River (WV)-
  • Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River (NY, PA)

National Parkways of the Northeast

  • Blue Ridge Parkway (NC, VA)
  • George Washington Memorial Parkway (DC, MD, VA)

National Trails of the Northeast

  • Appalachian National Scenic Trail (CT, GA, MD, MA, NH, NC, PA, TN, VT, VA, WV)
  • Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

Other NPS Units of the Northeast

  • Catoctin Mountain Park (MD)
  • Fort Washington Park (MD)
  • Greenbelt Park (MD)
  • Piscataway Park (MD)
  • Prince William Forest Park (VA)
  • Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (VA)

Associated Units of the Northeast

Associated National Trails of the Northeast

  • Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail (DC, DE, MD, NY, PA, VA)
  • New England National Scenic Trail (CT, MA)
  • North Country National Scenic Trail (OH, MI, MN, ND, NY, PA, WI)
  • Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (NC, TN, SC, VA)
  • Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail (DC, MD, VA)
  • Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail (MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, DC)

National Heritage Areas of the Northeast

  • Baltimore National Heritage Area (MD)
  • Coal National Heritage Area (WV)
  • Crossroads to the American Revolution National Heritage Area (NJ)
  • Niagara Falls National Heritage Area (NY)
  • Old Region National Heritage Area (PA)
  • Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area (PA)
  • Schuylkill River Valley National Heritage Area (PA)
  • Essex National Heritage Area (MA)
  • Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area (NY)

National Heritage Corridors of the Northeast

  • Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (PA)
  • Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor (NY)
  • John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (MA, RI)
  • The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor (CT, MA)

National Reserves of the Northeast

  • New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve (NJ)

Associated National Historic Sites of the Northeast

  • Lower East Side Tenement Museum National Historic Site (NY)
  • Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site (PA)
  • Thomas Cole National Historic Site (NY)

Associated National Rivers of the Northeast

  • Lower Delaware National Wild and Scenic River (NJ, PA)

Other Associated Units of the Northeast

  • Chesapeake Bay (DC, DE, MD, NY, PA, VA, WV)
  • Civil War Defenses of Washington (DC, MD, VA)
  • Claude Moor Colonial Farm (VA)
  • Maine Acadian Culture (ME)
  • Great Falls Park (VA)
  • Green Springs (VA)
  • Roosevelt Campobello International Park (ME)

The Northeast Region of the United States National Park System is a diverse group of parks.  They are just waiting to be explored.  #findyourpark #nationalparkobsessed #nationalparkgeek