President Trump recently signed three new National Parks into existence in March of this year. Find out more information about each of these new additions to the National Park Service.
Tule Lake National Monument, California
The Tule Lake National Monument is comprised of the Tule Lake Segregation Center, which was the largest of the Japanese internment camps during WWII, and Camp Tulelake, the first civilian Conservation Corps camp before it became a prisoner of war camp.
Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Hawaii
A longstanding site of remembrance and significance since the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the Pearl Harbor National Memorial has been upgraded to National Memorial status.
Camp Nelson National Monument, Kentucky
Formerly the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, The Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument is a 525-acre national monument, historical museum and park located in Central Kentucky near the heart of horse country.
These parks were also redesignated in 2018 or 2019.
Honouliuli National Historic Site, Hawaii
redesignated from Honouliuli National Monument
Golden Spike National Historical Park, Utah
redesignated from Golden Spike National Historic Site
Reconstruction Era National Historical Park, South Carolina
redesignated from Reconstruction Era National Monument
Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park, South Carolina
renamed and redesignated from Fort Sumter National Monument
Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park, New Hampshire
redesignated from Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, Georgia
renamed and redesignated from Ocmulgee National Monument
Indiana Dunes National Park, Indiana
redesignated from Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Gateway Arch National Park, Missouri
renamed and redesignated from Jefferson Expansion Memorial
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park, Georgia
redesignated from a national historic site