Welcome to National Park Service Interior Region 1

Region 1, formerly known as the NPS Northeast Region, supports national parks, programs and National Heritage Areas in the northeastern United States from Maine to Virginia and Kentucky. The regional office provides employees with specialized expertise and tools that will foster growth, development, and safety of regional NPS employees, volunteers, and partners so that they may better serve visitors.

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Northeast Region Annual Report 2018

See 2018 highlights of how the Northeast Region's 83 parks and 20 National Heritage Areas serve visitors.

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Visit the Region

Region 1 has something for everyone: historic sites, outdoor recreation, urban parks and seashore escapes.

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News releases from Region 1, formerly the Northeast Regional Office.

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Search upcoming events in the region by state.

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Do Business With Us

The region often provides opportunities for leasing of historic buildings, special use permits, and other concessions opportunities.

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Explore Urban Parks

With more than 80% of Americans living in urban areas, urban parks are becoming more important than ever.

Last updated: September 9, 2019