These Are the Proposed National Parks for 2023

In 2023, the National Park Service has several proposed national parks and sites that might get upgraded to national park status.

These locations are already protected within the NPS but hold other designations.

Popular activities include camping, horseback riding, hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, and boating.

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

With lava flows, caves, cinder cones, and sagebrush, the landscape is unlike any other place in America. 

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

It encompasses 1.1 million acres, and about one-third of the land is designated wilderness.

Mt. Hood National Forest

Home to sugarcane and cotton fields, ancient live oaks, towering cypress, alligators, bears, birds, catfish, crawfish, and more.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Over 514,000 acres welcome visitors to explore the old-growth forest by hiking, biking, OHV riding, paddling, and camping.

Allegheny National Forest

This region of the Mojave Desert offers stunning landscapes, a biodiverse ecosystem, and cultural significance.

Avi Kwa Ame National Monument

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