National Park System Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 16 USCS § 1c (a), [Title 16. Conservation; Chapter 1. National Parks, Military Parks, Monuments, and Seashores; National Park Service] the national park system shall include “any area of land and water now or hereafter administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the National Park Service for park, monument, historic, parkway, recreational, or other purposes.”