2018 National Association of State Park Directors Conference

September 4 - 7, 2018


Join us for the 2018 National Association of State Park Directors Conference!

The 2018 National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) conference will be held in scenic Sedona, Arizona at the beautiful Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock. We are excited to welcome you to Arizona, and look forward to providing you with a learning experience and networking opportunities in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.


September 4 - 7, 2018

Tuesday to Friday

Hotel Information

The 2018 conference will include:

  • Park and Site visits,
  • An interactive experience,
  • Roundtable discussions,
  • A reverse tradeshow,
  • Partnership opportunities,
  • Breakout sessions,
  • Hands-on learning,
  • And unique-to-Arizona experiences.

For additional details about the conference, please email us.

Early registration for the 2018 NASPD opens January 1, 2018.

Please check back often for more information.

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Getting Here & Staying Here

You can fly into Phoenix through Sky Harbor International Airport - voted America's Friendliest Airport.

The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is located at 90 Ridge Trail Drive in Sedona - and located in what is known as Arizona's beautiful red rock country.

Room rates and information will be posted soon. For more information about the hotel, please visit the resort's website.

Food and Beverage

Arizona has a distinct culinary standing, and is known for merging the many unique flavors local to the American Southwest. We'll be offering menus of area-based beverages and food that is Arizona through-and-through.

Local Area Information

While you're here, we'll offer you the chance to see some of the local and statewide attractions that made Arizona a destination for more than 43 million visitors in 2016. The conference's Sedona location highlights a well-known feature of the state: the red rocks and gorgeous vistas of the north-central region.

Shopping, dining, excursions, and experiences abound in Sedona and the nearby cities of Jerome, Prescott, Payson, and Cottonwood. Plus, eight of our amazing state parks are just a short drive away. For more information on Sedona, go to VisitSedona.

To get a feel of what adventure Arizona has to offer, see the VisitArizona website.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We will be presenting chances to partner with Arizona State Parks and Trails for this special conference, and to reach state parks directors, decision-makers, and staff from all 50 states.

For sponsorship information, please contact us at [email protected]

Opportunities for sponsors also include:

  • Conference program,
  • Awards banquet,
  • Food/beverage,
  • Hospitality,
  • Outdoor activities,
  • Reception,
  • Transportation,
  • Marketing materials,
  • And welcome baskets.