Current Members

APPL member organizations serve over 500 public lands sites nationwide in cooperation with their land management agency partners.

  • 85% have membership and/or fundraising programs that connect them to public lands enthusiasts nationally and internationally
  • 76% manage retail stores on public lands that offer enhanced visitor experiences as well as revenues to reinvest in supporting outreach and educational programs
  • 60% publish and/or develop interpretive products that develop greater understanding and appreciation for public lands
  • 56% conduct educational programs or field institutes that actively engage visitors of all ages in hands-on public land experiences
  • 43% manage volunteer programs that enable citizens to become directly involved in helping to steward public lands
  • 39% provide one or more free visitor publications that provide useful information to help visitors have meaningful and safe experiences while on public lands


APPL Members

A-C | D-F | G-H | I-O | P-R | S-Z

Adventures and Scientists for Conservation
Alaska Geographic
Arizona Natural History Association
Badlands Natural History Association
Big Bend Conservancy
Big Bend Natural History Asociation
Black Hills Parks and Forests Association

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation
Bryce Canyon Natural History Association
Cabrillo National Monument Foundation
California Trail Center Foundation
Canyonlands Natural History Association
Capitol Reef Natural History Association

Carlsbad Caverns Guadalupe Mountains Association
Carver Birthplace Association
Colorado National Monument Association
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
The Corps Foundation
Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association
Crater Lake Natural History Association
Craters of the Moon Natural History Association
Death Valley Natural History Association
Devils Tower Natural History Association
Discover Your Northwest

Dixie / Arizona Strip Interpretive Association
Eastern National
Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association
Everglades Association
Fort Laramie Historical Association
Friends of Acadia

Friends of Aztec Ruins National Monument
Friends of Black Rock High Rock

Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway
Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Friends of Independence National Historical Park
Friends of the Klondike Corridor
Friends of Minute Man National Park
Friends of Mount Rogers

Friends of Pompeys Pillar
Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses
The Glacier Institute
Glacier National Park Conservancy
Glen Canyon Natural History Association
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Grand Canyon Association
Grand Teton Association
Great Smoky Mountains Association
Harpers Ferry Historical Association

Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association
Hiawatha Interpretive Association

Intermountain Natural History Association
Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association

Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy
Jefferson National Parks Association
Joshua Tree National Park Association
Lassen Association
Lewis & Clark National Park Association
Manzanar History Association
Mesa Verde Museum Association

Mississippi River Fund
Mount Rushmore Society
Mount St. Helens Institute
National Association for Interpretation

National First Ladies' Library
National Park Foundation
National Parks Conservation Association
Nevada Outdoor School
Ocmulgee National Monument Association
Our Lands & Waters Foundation

Pacific Historic Parks
Partners of the Cherokee National Forest
Petrified Forest Museum Association
Point Reyes National Seashore Association
Protectors of Tule Springs
Public Lands Institute, UNLV
Public Lands Interpretive Association
Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association
Redwood Parks Association
Rocky Mountain Conservancy

Rosie the Riveter Trust
San Juan Mountains Association
Santa Monica Mountains Fund
Sawtooth Interpretive and Historical Association
Sequoia Natural History Association
Shenandoah National Park Association
South Florida National Parks Trust

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods
Student Conservation Association

Tahoe Heritage Foundation
Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association
Western National Parks Association

Yellowstone Association
Yosemite Conservancy
Zion Natural History Association