The Midwest Regional Office, located in Omaha since 1937, assists NPS sites across the heartland of the United States. Inside this building, more than 200 people - from architects to wildland fire managers - work to sustain the heritage of all Americans: our national park system.
About the Midwest Region
The Midwest Region of the National Park Service includes 13 states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
There are more than 50 National Park Service sites in the Midwest Region. These include parks, monuments, battlefields, historic sites, trails, lakeshores, and heritage areas.
Mission of the National Park Service
To conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
From 1916 Organic Act establishing the National Park Service
George Rogers Clark National Historic Park, Indiana
Homestead National Monument of America, Nebraska
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan