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List of NPOTA Units

Using the National Park Service list of official Administrative Units and official Affiliated Areas, the following NPS Administrative Units are eligible for the ARRL National Parks on the Air program.

A more comprehensive list, complete with each unit's alphanumberic designator and links to their official website, can be found on the NPOTA Leader Board.

Total NPOTA Units: 483 (last updated 28 December 2015)

National Battlefields:11
National Battlefield Parks: 4
National Battlefield Site: 1
National Military Parks: 9
National Historical Parks: 50
National Historic Sites: 79
International Historic Sites: 1
National Lakeshores: 4
National Memorials: 30
National Monuments: 80
National Parks: 59
National Parkways: 4
National Preserves: 19
National Reserves: 2
National Recreation Areas: 18
National Rivers: 5
National Wild and Scenic Rivers and Riverways: 10
National Historic and Scenic Trails: 23
National Seashores: 10
Other Designations: 11

Total NPS Units:     409

NPS official Affiliated Areas: 25


Antietam, Maryland               
Big Hole, Montana               
Cowpens, South Carolina               
Fort Donelson, Tennessee-Kentucky               
Fort Necessity, Pennsylvania               
Monocacy, Maryland               
Moores Creek, North Carolina               
Petersburg, Virginia               
Stones River, Tennessee               
Tupelo, Mississippi               
Wilson's Creek, Missouri



Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia               
Manassas, Virginia               
Richmond, Virginia               
River Raisin, Michigan       



Brices Cross Roads, Mississippi



Chickamauga and Chattanooga, Georgia-Tennessee

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial, Virginia

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Guilford Courthouse, North Carolina

Horseshoe Bend, Alabama

Kings Mountain, South Carolina

Pea Ridge, Arkansas

Shiloh, Tennessee

Vicksburg, Mississippi



Abraham Lincoln Birthplace, Kentucky               
Adams, Massachusetts               
Appomattox Court House, Virginia               
Blackstone River Valley, Rhode Island               
Boston, Massachusetts               
Cane River Creole, Louisiana               
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove, Virginia               
Chaco Culture, New Mexico               
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Maryland-West Virginia-District of Columbia               
Colonial, Virginia               
Cumberland Gap, Kentucky-Tennessee-Virginia               
Dayton Aviation Heritage, Ohio               
First State, Delaware               
George Rogers Clark, Indiana               
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia-Maryland               
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad, Maryland               
Hopewell Culture, Ohio               
Independence, Pennsylvania               
Jean Lafitte NHP and Preserve, Louisiana               
Kalaupapa, Hawaii               
Kaloko-Honokohau, Hawaii               
Keweenaw, Michigan               
Klondike Gold Rush, Alaska-Washington               
Lewis and Clark, Oregon, Washington               
Lowell, Massachusetts               
Lyndon B. Johnson, Texas           
Manhattan Project, New Mexico/Tennessee/Washington               
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller, Vermont               
Minute Man, Massachusetts               
Morristown, New Jersey               
Natchez, Mississippi               
New Bedford Whaling, Massachusetts               
New Orleans Jazz, Louisiana               
Nez Perce, Idaho               
Palo Alto Battlefield, Texas               
Paterson Great Falls, New Jersey               
Pecos, New Mexico               
Pu'uhonua o Honaunau, Hawaii (formerly, City of Refuge)               
Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front, Richmond, California               
Salt River Bay NHP and Ecological Preserve, St     Croix, Virgin Islands           
San Antonio Missions, Texas               
San Francisco Maritime, California               
San Juan Island, Washington               
Saratoga, New York               
Sitka, Alaska               
Thomas Edison, New Jersey               
Tumacacori, Arizona               
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania               
War in the Pacific, Guam               
Women's Rights, New York   



Allegheny Portage Railroad, Pennsylvania                
Andersonville, Georgia                
Andrew Johnson, Tennessee                
Bent's Old Fort, Colorado                
Boston African American, Massachusetts                
Brown v. Board of Education, Kansas            
Carl Sandburg Home, North Carolina                
Carter G Woodson Home, District of Columbia            
Charles Pinckney, South Carolina                
Christiansted, Virgin Islands                
Clara Barton, Maryland                
Edgar Allan Poe, Pennsylvania                
Eisenhower, Pennsylvania                
Eleanor Roosevelt, New York                
Eugene O'Neill, California                
First Ladies, Canton, Ohio                
Ford's Theatre, District of Columbia                
Fort Bowie, Arizona                
Fort Davis, Texas                
Fort Laramie, Wyoming                
Fort Larned, Kansas                
Fort Point, California                
Fort Raleigh, North Carolina                
Fort Scott, Kansas                
Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma                
Fort Union Trading Post, Montana-North Dakota                
Fort Vancouver, Washington                
Frederick Douglass, District of Columbia                
Frederick Law Olmsted, Massachusetts                
Friendship Hill, Pennsylvania                
Golden Spike, Utah                
Grant-Kohrs Ranch, Montana                
Hampton, Maryland                
Harry S. Truman, Missouri                
Herbert Hoover, Iowa                
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, New York            
Hopewell Furnace, Pennsylvania                
Hubbell Trading Post, Arizona                
James A. Garfield, Ohio            
Jimmy Carter, Georgia                
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Massachusetts                
John Muir, California                
Knife River Indian Villages, North Dakota                
Lincoln Home, Illinois                
Little Rock Central High School, Arkansas                
Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters, Massachusetts                
Maggie L. Walker, Virginia            
Manzanar, California                
Martin Luther King, Jr., Georgia            
Martin Van Buren, New York                
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House, District of Columbia                
Minidoka, S. Central, Idaho            
Minuteman Missile, South Dakota                
Nicodemus, Kansas                
Ninety Six, South Carolina                
Pennsylvania Avenue, District of Columbia                
President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home                
Puukohola Heiau, Hawaii                
Sagamore Hill, New York                
Saint-Gaudens, New Hampshire                
Saint Paul's Church, New York                
Salem Maritime, Massachusetts                
San Juan, Puerto Rico                
Sand Creek Massacre, Colorado                
Saugus Iron Works, Massachusetts                
Springfield Armory, Massachusetts                
Steamtown, Pennsylvania                
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace, New York                
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural, New York                
Thomas Stone, Maryland                
Tuskegee Airmen, Alabama                
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama                
Ulysses S. Grant, Missouri            
Vanderbilt Mansion, New York                
Washita Battlefield, Oklahoma                
Weir Farm, Connecticut                
Whitman Mission, Washington                
William Howard Taft, Ohio                
Manhattan Project, New Mexico - Tennessee - Washington



Saint Croix Island, Maine



Apostle Islands, Wisconsin

Indiana Dunes, Indiana

Pictured Rocks, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes, Michigan



Arkansas Post, Arkansas                
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Virginia            
Chamizal, Texas                
Coronado, Arizona                
De Soto, Florida                
Federal Hall, New York                
Flight 93, Pennsylvania                
Fort Caroline, Florida                
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, District of Columbia                
General Grant, New York                
Hamilton Grange, New York                
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, Illinois-Missouri                
Korean War Veterans, District of Columbia                
Johnstown Flood, Pennsylvania                
Lincoln Boyhood, Indiana                
Lincoln Memorial, District of Columbia                
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac, District of Columbia                
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, District of Columbia            
Mount Rushmore, South Dakota                
Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, Ohio                
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, California                
Roger Williams, Rhode Island                
Thaddeus Kosciuszko, Pennsylvania                
Theodore Roosevelt Island, District of Columbia                
Thomas Jefferson Memorial, District of Columbia                
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, District of Columbia                
Washington Monument, District of Columbia                
World War I Memorial, District of Columbia                
World War II Memorial, Washington, District of Columbia                
Wright Brothers, North Carolina



African Burial Ground, New York                
Agate Fossil Beds, Nebraska                
Alibates Flint Quarries, Texas                
Aniakchak, Alaska                
Aztec Ruins, New Mexico                
Bandelier, New Mexico                
Booker T. Washington, Virginia            
Buck Island Reef, Virgin Islands                
Cabrillo, California                
Canyon de Chelly, Arizona                
Cape Krusenstern, Alaska                
Capulin Volcano, New Mexico                
Casa Grande Ruins, Arizona                
Castillo de San Marcos, Florida                
Castle Clinton, New York                
Cedar Breaks, Utah                
Cesar E. Chavez, California            
Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers, Ohio                
Chiricahua, Arizona                
Colorado, Colorado                
Craters of the Moon, Idaho                
Devils Postpile, California                
Devils Tower, Wyoming                
Dinosaur, Colorado-Utah                
Effigy Mounds, Iowa                
El Malpais, New Mexico                
El Morro, New Mexico                
Florissant Fossil Beds, Colorado                
Fort Frederica, Georgia                
Fort Matanzas, Florida                
Fort McHenry NM and Historic Shrine, Maryland                
Fort Monroe, Virginia                
Fort Pulaski, Georgia                
Fort Stanwix, New York                
Fort Sumter, South Carolina                
Fort Union, New Mexico                
Fossil Butte, Wyoming                
George Washington Birthplace, Virginia                
George Washington Carver, Missouri                
Gila Cliff Dwellings, New Mexico                
Governors Island, Governors Island, New York                
Grand Portage, Minnesota                
Hagerman Fossil Beds, Idaho                
Hohokam Pima, Arizona (no public access)                
Homestead NM of America, Nebraska                
Honouliuli National Monument, Hawaii                  
Hovenweep, Colorado-Utah                
Jewel Cave, South Dakota                
John Day Fossil Beds, Oregon                
Lava Beds, California                
Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana                
Montezuma Castle, Arizona                
Muir Woods, California                
Natural Bridges, Utah                
Navajo, Arizona                
Ocmulgee, Georgia                
Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve, Oregon                
Organ Pipe Cactus, Arizona                
Petroglyph, New Mexico                
Pipe Spring, Arizona                
Pipestone, Minnesota                
Poverty Point, Louisiana                
Pullman National Monument, Illinois                 
Rainbow Bridge, Utah                
Russell Cave, Alabama                
Salinas Pueblo Missions, New Mexico                
Scotts Bluff, Nebraska                
Statue of Liberty, New York-New Jersey                
Sunset Crater Volcano, Arizona                
Timpanogos Cave, Utah                
Tonto, Arizona                
Tule Springs Fossil Beds, Nevada                
Tuzigoot, Arizona                
Virgin Islands Coral Reef, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands    
Waco Mammoth National Monument                  
Walnut Canyon, Arizona                
White Sands, New Mexico 
World War II Valor in the Pacific
Wupatki, Arizona                
Yucca House, Colorado



Acadia, Maine                
Arches, Utah                
Badlands, South Dakota                
Big Bend, Texas                
Biscayne, Florida                
Black Canyon of the Gunnison                
 Bryce Canyon, Utah                
 Canyonlands, Utah                
 Capitol Reef, Utah                
 Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico                
 Channel Islands, California                
 Congaree, South Carolina                
 Crater Lake, Oregon                
 Cuyahoga Valley, Ohio                
 Death Valley, California-Nevada                
 Denali, Alaska                
 Dry Tortugas, Florida                
 Everglades, Florida                
 Gates of the Arctic, Alaska                
 Glacier Bay, Alaska                
 Glacier, Montana                
 Grand Canyon, Arizona                
 Grand Teton, Wyoming                
 Great Basin, Nevada                
 Great Sand Dunes NP and Preserve, Colorado                
 Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee-North Carolina                
 Guadalupe Mountains, Texas                
 Haleakala, Hawaii                
 Hawai‘i Volcanoes, Hawaii                
 Hot Springs, Arkansas                
 Isle Royale, Michigan                
 Joshua Tree, California                
 Katmai, Alaska                
 Kenai Fjords, Alaska                
 Kings Canyon, California                
 Kobuk Valley, Alaska                
 Lake Clark, Alaska                
 Lassen Volcanic, California                
 Mammoth Cave, Kentucky                
 Mesa Verde, Colorado                
 Mount Rainier, Washington                
 National Park of American Samoa, American Samoa                
 North Cascades, Washington                
 Olympic, Washington                
 Petrified Forest, Arizona                
 Pinnacles, California                
 Redwood, California                
 Rocky Mountain, Colorado                
 Saguaro, Arizona                
 Sequoia, California                
 Shenandoah, Virginia                
 Theodore Roosevelt, North Dakota                
 Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands                
 Voyageurs, Minnesota                
 Wind Cave, South Dakota                
 Wrangell-St     Elias, Alaska            
 Yellowstone, Wyoming-Montana-Idaho                
 Yosemite, California                
 Zion, Utah



Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina-Virginia

George Washington Memorial Parkway, Maryland-Virginia

John D. Rockefeller Jr., Memorial Parkway, Wyoming

Natchez Trace Parkway, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee



Aniakchak, Alaska                
 Bering Land Bridge, Alaska                
 Big Cypress, Florida                
 Big Thicket, Texas                
 Craters of the Moon, Idaho                
 Denali, Alaska                
 Gates of the Arctic, Alaska                
 Glacier Bay, Alaska                
 Great Sand Dunes, Colorado                
 Katmai, Alaska                
 Lake Clark, Alaska                
 Little River Canyon, Alabama                
 Mojave, California                
 Noatak, Alaska                
 Tallgrass Prairie, Kansas                
 Timucuan Ecological and Historic, Florida                
 Valles Caldera, New Mexico                
 Wrangell-St     Elias, Alaska            
 Yukon-Charley Rivers, Alaska



City of Rocks, Idaho

Ebey's Landing NH Reserve, Washington



Amistad, Texas                
Bighorn Canyon, Montana-Wyoming                
Boston Harbor Islands, Massachusetts                
Chattahoochee River, Georgia                
Chickasaw, Oklahoma                
Curecanti, Colorado                
Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania-New Jersey                
Gateway, New York-New Jersey                
Gauley River, West Virginia                
Glen Canyon, Arizona-Utah                
Golden Gate, California                
Lake Chelan, Washington                
Lake Mead, Nevada-Arizona                
Lake Meredith, Texas                
Lake Roosevelt (formerly Coulee Dam)                
Ross Lake, Washington                
Santa Monica Mountains, California                
*Whiskeytown Unit, Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity, California

*Administered under cooperative agreements with other Federal agencies; remaining units managed by Forest Service.



Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Tennessee-Kentucky

Buffalo National River, Arkansas

New River Gorge National River, West Virginia

Mississippi National River and Recreation Areas, Minnesota

Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri



Not all segments of National Wild and Scenic Rivers qualify. Activators must do due dilligence to make sure they are operating from a qualified area.

Alagnak Wild River, Alaska                
Alatna Wild River, Alaska                
Aniakchak Wild River, Alaska                
Bluestone National Scenic River, West Virginia                
Charley Wild River, Alaska                
Chilikadrotna Wild River, Alaska                
Eightmile National Wild and Scenic River, Connecticut                
Farmington National Wild and Scenic River, Connecticut                
Flathead Wild and Scenic River, Montana                
Great Egg Harbor Scenic and Recreational River, New Jersey                
John Wild River, Alaska                
Kern River, California                
Kings River, California                
Kobuk Wild River, Alaska                
Lamprey Wild and Scenic River, New Hampshire                
Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic River, New Jersey-Pennsylvania                
Maurice Scenic and Recreational River, New Jersey                
Merced River, California                
Middle Delaware River, New Jersey-Pennsylvania                
Missisquoi and Trout National Wild and Scenic River, Vermont                
Missouri National Recreation River, Nebraska-South Dakota                
Mulchatna Wild River, Alaska                
Musconetcong National Wild and Scenic River, New Jersey                
Niobrara National Scenic River, Nebraska                
Noatak Wild River, Alaska                
North Fork of the Koyukuk Wild River, Alaska                
Obed Wild and Scenic River, Tennessee                
Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River, Texas                
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway, Minnesota-Wisconsin                
Salmon Wild River, Alaska                
Sudbury, Assabet and Concord National Wild and Scenic River, Massachusetts                
Taunton National Wild and Scenic River, Massachusetts                
Tinayguk Wild River, Alaska                
Tlikakila Wild River, Alaska                
Toulumne River, California                
Virgin Wild and Scenic River, Utah                
Wekiva National Wild and Scenic River, Florida                
Westfield National Wild and Scenic River, Massachusetts                
White Clay Creek National Wild and Scenic River, Pennsylvania




Not all segments of National Historic and Scenic Trails qualify. Activators must do due dilligence to make sure they are operating from a qualified area.

Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, Hawaii                
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Maine to Georgia                
California National Historic Trail, Oregon to Missouri                
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, Virginia to New York                
El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail, Louisiana-Texas                
El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail, New Mexico-Texas                
Ice Age National Historic Trail, Wisconsin                
Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, California                
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, Illinois to Oregon                
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, Illinois to Utah                
Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail, Alabama-Mississippi-Tennessee                
New England National Scenic Trail, Connecticut-Massachusetts                
North Country National Scenic Trail, New York to North Dakota                
Old Spanish National Historic Trail, California to New Mexico                
Oregon National Historic Trail, Missouri to Oregon                
Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, North Carolina-South Carolina-Tennessee-Virginia                
Pony Express National Historic Trail, Missouri to California                
Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, Virginia to Pennsylvania                
Santa Fe National Historic Trail, Missouri to New Mexico                
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, Alabama                
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trial, District of Columbia-Maryland-Virginia                
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, Georgia to Oklahoma                
Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail, Virginia to Massachusetts



Assateague Island, Maryland-Virginia

Canaveral, Florida

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Cape Hatteras, North Carolina

Cape Lookout, North Carolina

Cumberland Island, Georgia

Fire Island, New York

Gulf Islands, Florida-Mississippi

Padre Island, Texas

Point Reyes, California



Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland

Constitution Gardens, District of Columbia

Fort Washington Park, Maryland

Greenbelt Park, Maryland

National Capital Parks, District of Columbia

National Mall, District of Columbia

Piscataway Park, Maryland

Prince William Forest Park, Virginia

Rock Creek Park, District of Columbia

White House, District of Columbia

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Virginia


Aleutian World War II National Historic Area, Alaska                
American Memorial Park, Saipan                
Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, Pennsylvania                
Chicago Portage National Historic Site, Illinois                
Chimney Rock National Historic Site, Nebraska                
Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site, Ohio                
Father Marquette National Memorial, Michigan                
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church National Historic Site, Pennsylvania                
Green Springs National Historic Landmark District, Virginia                
Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, South Carolina                
Ice Age National Scientific Reserve, Wisconsin                
International Peace Garden, North Dakota-Manitoba                
Inupiat Heritage Center, Alaska                
Jamestown National Historic Site, Virginia                
Kate Mullany National Historic Site, New York                
Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site, New York                
New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route                
Oklahoma City National Memorial                
Pinelands National Reserve, New Jersey                
Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial, Virginia                
Roosevelt Campobello International Park, New Brunswick, Canada                
Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site, District of Columbia                
Thomas Cole National Historic Site, New York                
Touro Synagogue National Historic Site, Rhode Island                
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience


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