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Completed NRCA Reports

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NRCA reports grouped by year of publication and status relative to current NRCA guidance.

  1. Reports that meet/largely meet current guidance. These studies and reports were developed based on contemporary NRCA guidance, which is framed around:
    • a revised set of project guidelines - September 2009
    • a standard Chapter 1 - July 2010
    • a revised report outline (version 3.1) - July 2010

    2015 Reports

    Bandelier National Monument: New Mexico

    Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site: Colorado

    Fort Davis National Historic Site: Texas

    Horseshoe Bend National Military Park: Alabama

    Kenai Fjords National Park: Alaska

    Mississippi National River and Recreation Area: Minnesota

    North Cascades National Park: Washington

    Prince William Forest Park: Virginia

    Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway: Wisconsin, Minnesota

    Voyageurs National Park: Minnesota

    Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts: Virginia

    2014 Reports

    Big Bend National Park: Texas

    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park: Maryland, Washington, D.C., West Virginia

    Fort Larned National Historic Site: Kansas

    Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site: Montana, North Dakota

    Grand Portage National Monument: Minnesota

    Johnstown Flood National Memorial: Pennsylvania

    Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site: North Dakota

    Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument: Montana

    Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park: Vermont

    Morristown National Historical Park: New Jersey

    Mount Rainier National Park: Washington

    Natchez Trace Parkway: Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee

    Padre Island National Seashore: Texas

    Saratoga National Historical Park: New York

    Theodore Roosevelt National Park: North Dakota

    Vicksburg National Military Park: Mississippi

    Washita Battlefield National Historic Site: Oklahoma

    2013 Reports

    Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site: Pennsylvania

    Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area: Kentucky, Tennessee

    Blue Ridge Parkway: North Carolina, Virginia

    Catoctin Mountain Park: Maryland

    Crater Lake National Park: Oregon

    Fort Donelson National Battlefield: Tennessee

    Guadalupe Mountains National Park: Texas

    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park: West Virginia

    Lassen Volcanic National Park: California

    Lava Beds National Monument: California

    Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park: Texas

    Petersburg National Battlefield: Virginia

    Pinnacles National Monument: California

    Sagamore Hill National Historic Site: New York

    Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site: Colorado

    Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area: California

    Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: California
    Note: the above link is for the report only and does not include appendices. To download the Sequoia and Kings Canyon NP report plus appendices, click here.

    2012 Reports

    Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area: Montana, Wyoming

    Capulin Volcano National Monument: New Mexico

    Colonial National Historical Park: Virginia

    Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites: New York

    Sitka National Historical Park: Alaska

    Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve: Alaska

    2011 Reports

    Assateague Island National Seashore: Maryland, Virginia

    Denali National Park and Preserve: Alaska

    Devils Tower National Monument: Wyoming

    Jewel Cave National Monument: South Dakota

    Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park: Alaska

    Missouri National Recreational River: South Dakota

    Wind Cave National Park: South Dakota

  2. Pilot and other early generation studies that predate the contemporary guidance. These reports remain relevant and useful in terms of documenting good indicators, data sets, and study methods that are still applicable for use in contemporary NRCAs.

    2014 Reports

    Devils Postpile National Monument: California

    John Muir National Historic Site: California

    2013 Reports

    Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia

    Valley Forge National Historical Park: Pennsylvania

    2012 Reports

    Appomattox Court House National Historical Park: Virginia

    Cape Cod National Seashore: Massachusetts

    Castillo de San Marcos National Monument: Florida

    Charles Pinckney National Historic Site: South Carolina

    City of Rocks National Reserve: Idaho

    Cowpens National Battlefield: South Carolina

    Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve: Idaho

    Fort Frederica National Monument: Georgia

    Fort Matanzas National Monument: Florida

    Fort Sumter National Monument: South Carolina

    George Washington Birthplace National Monument: Virginia

    Grand Teton National Park: Wyoming

    Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument: Idaho

    John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway: Wyoming

    Kings Mountain National Military Park: South Carolina

    Ninety Six National Historic Site: South Carolina

    Richmond National Battlefield Park: Virginia

    Thomas Stone National Historic Site: Maryland

    2011 Reports

    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park: Kentucky

    Antietam National Battlefield: Maryland

    Big Hole and Bear Paw National Battlefields: Montana

    Chiricahua National Monument: Arizona

    Coronado National Memorial: Arizona

    Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area: New Jersey, Pennsylvania

    Fort Bowie National Historic Site: Arizona

    Fort Union National Monument: New Mexico

    George Washington Carver National Monument: Missouri

    Little River Canyon National Preserve: Alabama

    Manassas National Battlefield Park: Virginia

    Monocacy National Battlefield: Maryland

    Oregon Caves National Monument: Oregon

    Pea Ridge National Military Park: Arkansas

    Pecos National Historical Park: New Mexico

    Redwood National and State Parks: California

    Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site: Massachusetts

    Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River: New York, Pennsylvania

    Whiskeytown National Recreation Area: California

    Wilsons Creek National Battlefield: Missouri

    Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve: Alaska

    2010 Reports

    John Day Fossil Beds National Monument: Oregon

    Nez Perce National Historical Park: Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

    Niobrara National Scenic River: Nebraska

    Rocky Mountain National Park: Colorado

    2009 Reports

    Fire Island National Seashore: New York

    Fort Pulaski National Monument: Georgia

    Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area: Washington

    Minute Man National Historical Park: Massachusetts

    Mount Rushmore National Memorial: South Dakota

    Rock Creek Park: Washington, D.C.

    Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore: Michigan

    Whitman Mission National Historic Site: Washington

    2008 Reports

    Acadia National Park: Maine

Drop-down list to view or download NRCA reports for specific park units.

In addition to the above document links, NRCA reports can also be accessed through the NPS Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA) data and information retrieval portal.

Last Updated: February 26, 2016