2012 Edition

national industry 712190

Nature Parks and Other Similar Institutions


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the preservation and exhibition of natural areas or settings.

The immediate parent of national industry 712190 is international industry 71219: Nature Parks and Other Similar Institutions

Illustrative Examples

  • Bird or wildlife sanctuaries
  • Natural wonder (e.g., cavern, waterfall) tourist attractions Conservation areas
  • Nature centers or preserves National parks

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in operating commercial hunting or fishing preserves (e.g., game farms) are classified in Industry 114210, Hunting and Trapping.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 712190 -
2007 712190 -
2012 712190 -
2017 712190 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 712190, Nature Parks and Other Similar Institutions:

  1. amusement and recreation service not otherwise classified
  2. arboreta and botanical or zoological garden
  3. art entertainment and recreation
  4. cave or cavern operation for exhibition purpose
  5. cave tourist attraction
  6. municipal park botanical garden
  7. museum historical site and similar institution
  8. nature park and other similar institution
  9. park
  10. park or playground
  11. park or playground owned and operated by insured program eligible
  12. recreation not otherwise classified
  13. sport or outdoor activity


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