National Parks

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National Parks

National Parks

National parks are an area of scenic beauty and historical importance. National parks are owned and maintained by the national government for the use of people.

Mount Rainier National Park United States National Park is located in northwest Washington. Ascending to 14,410 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier stands as an icon in the Washington landscape. An active volcano, Mount Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguos USA. Landform: Mountain

Rocky Mountain National ParkRocky Mountain National Park is located in the front range of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Rocky Mountain National Park's 415 square miles encompass and protects spectacular mountain environments.Landform: Mountains

Mount Rainier

Rocky Mountain National Park

Redwoods National ParkRedwoods National Park is along the coasts of northern California.Most people know Redwoods as the home to the tallest trees on Earth, but the parks also protect the vast praires, oak woodlands, wild riverways and nearly 40 miles of pristine coastlines all supporting a rich mosaic of wildlife, diversity and cultural traditions.

Redwoods

Yellowstone National ParkThe Yellowstone National Park was established by the United States Congress in 1872. It is located in Wyoming and extends to parts of Idaho and even Montana. It was the home of indigenous Americans, or Aboriginals, for 11,000 years, but today it is open to the public. There are many attractive qualities at this park, but it is mostly known for its variety of species and its geysers.Landform: Mountains

Yellowstone National Park

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Hawaii Volcanos National Park Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, established in 1916, is a United States National Park located in the U.S. State of Hawaii. Volcanoes are monuments to Earth's origin, evidence that its primordial forces are still at work. During a volcanic eruption, we are reminded that our planet is an ever-changing environment whose basic processes are beyond human control.

Denali National ParkDenali National Park and Preserve is a national park and preserve located in Interior Alaska. Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,320' Mount McKinley.


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