New Balance Benefits National Parks With Limited-Edition Sneaker

National parks: Love them, wear them, and support them with New Balance’s specially designed 998s.

new balance j crew national parks 998 sneakers death valley

Whether you prefer the warm earth tones of Death Valley or the cool hues of Crater Lake, these kicks help a worthy cause.

Boston-based New Balance this year launched the National Parks 998 sneakers in collaboration with J.Crew. In addition to two special color schemes, $10 of each purchase goes to the National Parks Foundation.

New Balance’s J.Crew National Parks 998 Sneakers

new balance j crew national parks 998 sneakers crater lake

The iconic suede 998s – typically suited to urban-facing adventures – receive a splash of the outdoors with two new colors.

Photo: J. Crew

Both Crater Lake blue and Death Valley brown/tan options cost $180 until supplies run out. Built in the U.S., the 998s sport a suede and mesh upper, and the brand’s Abzorb foam midsole.

new balance j crew national parks 998 sneakers death valley

Looking for an extra pair of around-town kicks? Check out the J.Crew site for the New Balance National Parks 998s and give some love to our public lands.

Adam Ruggiero

Adam Ruggiero is an all-sport activity junkie - from biking, running, and (not enough) surfing, to ball sports, camping, and cattle farming. If it's outside, it's worth doing. Adam graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in journalism. Likes: unique beer, dogs, stories. Like nots: neckties, escalators, manicured lawns.