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17 Posters That Will Inspire You to See America

Find your old backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and prepare to take in the beauty of America’s national parks. These new See America project posters are sure to get you planning your next national park trip. The National Parks Conservation Association partnered with the Creative Action Network (CAN) to revive the 1930’s New Deal-era “See America” posters. We’re crowd-sourcing artwork from all 50 states to celebrate our most beautiful and adventurous places. Here are some of our favorites, but you can explore more than 650 posters and support the artists at seeamericaproject.com.

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1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

“This is one of the best places on Earth to visit, seemed only appropriate to start here.” -Jon Cain, Artist
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“This is one of the best places on Earth to visit, seemed only appropriate to start here.” -Jon Cain, Artist

2. Appalachian National Scenic Trail

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail stretches over 2,000 miles from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine.Artist: Livia Veneziano
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The Appalachian National Scenic Trail stretches over 2,000 miles from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine.

Artist: Livia Veneziano

3. Cape Cod National Seashore

"Having grown up on the lower cape, this is a National Park that is very close to my heart." -Susanne Lamb, Artist
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"Having grown up on the lower cape, this is a National Park that is very close to my heart." -Susanne Lamb, Artist

4. New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

New Orleans Jazz NHP is located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, near the French Quarter.Artist: Mario Fuentes
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New Orleans Jazz NHP is located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, near the French Quarter.

Artist: Mario Fuentes

5. Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park is located in northern Minnesota near the town of International Falls. Artist: Vikram Nongmaithem
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Voyageurs National Park is located in northern Minnesota near the town of International Falls.

Artist: Vikram Nongmaithem

6. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

“People underestimate the beauty of the plains.” -Alexis Lampley, Artist
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“People underestimate the beauty of the plains.” -Alexis Lampley, Artist

7. Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower is an igneous intrusion or laccolith in the Black Hills near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County, northeastern Wyoming.Artist: Brixton Doyle
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Devils Tower is an igneous intrusion or laccolith in the Black Hills near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County, northeastern Wyoming.

Artist: Brixton Doyle

8. Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park is the United States' 15th oldest national park. Artist: Matt Brass
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Grand Canyon National Park is the United States' 15th oldest national park.

Artist: Matt Brass

9. Antietam National Battlefield

"The Civil War battle at Antietam Creek. (Photos from the National Archives)" -Chris Lozos, Artist
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"The Civil War battle at Antietam Creek. (Photos from the National Archives)" -Chris Lozos, Artist

10. Yosemite National Park

Naomi is an illustrator from Brighton, England. She makes playful illustrations based on everyday observation and daydreams.Artist: Naomi Sloman
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Naomi is an illustrator from Brighton, England. She makes playful illustrations based on everyday observation and daydreams.

Artist: Naomi Sloman

11. Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park is about 68 statute miles west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico. -Luis Prado, Artist
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Dry Tortugas National Park is about 68 statute miles west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico. -Luis Prado, Artist

12. Acadia National Park

“I was inspired by learning Acadia is the first place to see the sunrise in the entire United States. My poster has warm sunrise colors met, by watercolor brushstrokes to show how I felt in the park." –Annie Riker, Artist
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“I was inspired by learning Acadia is the first place to see the sunrise in the entire United States. My poster has warm sunrise colors met, by watercolor brushstrokes to show how I felt in the park." –Annie Riker, Artist

13. Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a United States National Park in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico. Artist: Alyssa Winans
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a United States National Park in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico.

Artist: Alyssa Winans

14. Joshua Tree National Park

"Nighttime portrait of the desert landscape, with silhouetted eponymous tree." –Adam S. Doyle, Artist
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"Nighttime portrait of the desert landscape, with silhouetted eponymous tree." –Adam S. Doyle, Artist

15. Muir Woods National Monument

Shayna Roosevelt is an Oakland based artist, illustrator and surface pattern designer. Artist: Shayna Roosevelt
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Shayna Roosevelt is an Oakland based artist, illustrator and surface pattern designer.

Artist: Shayna Roosevelt

16. Golden Gate National Recreation Area

“As a lifelong resident of California and a previous resident of San Francisco, there is no sight more awe inspiring and majestic than this iconic red beauty spanning across the bay. A testament to the ingenuity, artistry and spirit of San Francisco.” -David Hays, Artist
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“As a lifelong resident of California and a previous resident of San Francisco, there is no sight more awe inspiring and majestic than this iconic red beauty spanning across the bay. A testament to the ingenuity, artistry and spirit of San Francisco.” -David Hays, Artist

17. Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is a United States national park located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula.Artist: Corbet Curfman
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Olympic National Park is a United States national park located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula.

Artist: Corbet Curfman

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