National Park Case Studies
Note: Pew created these case studies using National Park Service data issued from fiscal years 2015 and 2016. The information listed here may no longer reflect the NPS site’s current condition or maintenance requirements. To find the most up-to-date information, please use the National Park Repair Needs tool.
In 2017, the National Park Service needed an estimated $11.3 billion to eliminate its backlog of deferred maintenance. The Pew Charitable Trusts’ campaign to restore America’s parks has created a series of case studies highlighting examples of repairs needed at our nation’s treasures.
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Fact Sheet December 23, 2020
Why We Need to Fix Our Parks, 2020
Article April 9, 2019
Cost of Unaddressed National Park Repairs Grows to Nearly $12 Billion
Data Visualization May 23, 2018