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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 - October 15

La Fiesta de Tumacacori La Fiesta de Tumacacori

National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the culture and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Originally started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week, it is now a 30-day celebration starting on September 15 and ending on October 15.

Our national cultural institutions and federal lands provide countless opportunities to explore Spanish Colonial historical sites and the legacy of American Latinos. Discover more at these websites:

Hispanic Heritage Month - History, events, exhibits and collections from the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the National Gallery of Art and more.

National Park Service - Hispanic Heritage Month highlights and Places Reflecting American Latino Heritage

American Latino Heritage Projects - Exploring how the legacy of American Latinos can be recognized, preserved, and interpreted for future generations.

National Register of Historic Places - Historic sites and locations significant to Hispanic Heritage.

Below are some of the many national parks and historical sites you can explore that celebrate America's hispanic heritage:

Amistad National Recreation Area Texas
Arkansas Post National Memorial Arkansas
Big Bend National Park Texas
Biscayne National Park Florida
Cabrillo National Monument California
Canyon de Chelly National Monument Arizona
Casa Grande Ruins Arizona
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument Florida
Chamizal National Memorial Texas
Channel Islands National Park California
Check out Camping on the Channel Islands
Christiansted National Historic Site Virgin Islands
Columbus Memorial Fountain District of Columbia
Coronado National Memorial Arizona
Cumberland Island National Seashore Georgia
De Soto National Memorial Florida
El Morro National Monument New Mexico
Fort Caroline National Memorial Florida
Fort Frederica National Monument Georgia
Fort Jefferson National Monument Florida
Fort Matanzas National Monument Florida
Fort Point National Historic Site California
Golden Gate National Recreation Area California
Gulf Islands National Seashore Florida and Mississippi
Explore Gulf Islands Campgrounds
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park Louisiana
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Missouri
John Muir National Historic Site California
Natchez National Historical Park Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi
National Capital Parks and Hispanic Heroes Walking Tour District of Columbia
Padre Island National Seashore Texas
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Texas
Pecos National Historical Park New Mexico
Point Reyes National Seashore California
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument New Mexico
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Texas
San Juan National Historic Site Puerto Rico
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area California
Sitka National Historical Park Alaska
Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve Florida
Tumacacori National Historical Park Arizona
Book a Tour of Tumacacori on Recreation.gov
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Alaska