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Affiliated Areas of the NPS (#GoQuesting2256)

This quest involves visiting the Affiliated Areas of the National Park System (#GoQuesting2256).

These are generally places that are related to existing National Park units, but they are not federally owned or managed. Indeed, the affiliated area status has been ill-defined over time, but rarely conveys much beyond technical assistance provided by the NPS to a state or a private entity. In short, affiliated area designations are often sought as a way to boost tourism, not to identify or protect important places.

Remaining (4)

  • Aleutian World War II National Historic Area (AK)
  • Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site (OH)
  • Inupiat Heritage Center (AK)
  • Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site (NY)

Completed (23)

  • American Memorial Park (Saipan)
  • Benjamin Franklin National Memorial (PA)
  • Chicago Portage NHS (IL)
  • Chimney Rock NHS (NE)
  • Father Marquette National Memorial (MI)
  • Gloria Dei Church NHS (PA)
  • Green Springs National Historic Landmark District (VA)
  • Historic Camden (SC)
  • Ice Age National Scientific Reserve (WI)
  • International Peace Garden (ND)
  • Jamestown NHS (VA)
  • Kate Mullany National Historic Site (NY)
  • Kettle Creek (GA)
  • Natural Bridge State Park (VA)
  • New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route (NJ)
  • Oklahoma City NMEM (OK)
  • Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield (TN)
  • Pinelands National Reserve (NJ)
  • Red Hill Patrick Henry NMEM (VA)
  • Roosevelt Campobello IP (Canada)
  • Thomas Cole NHS (NY)
  • Touro Synagogue National Historic Site (RI)
  • Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (WA)

Posted June 14, 2021
Updated September 22, 2022