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The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Sipsey Wilderness

Sipsey Wilderness waterfall

Sipsey Wilderness Area is located in the William B. Bankhead National Forest of northwestern Alabama. It is the third largest wilderness east of the Mississippi River, with 24,922-acres. Sipsey is the largest and most frequently visited Wilderness area in Alabama and contains dozens of waterfalls. …Sipsey Wilderness » »

Cheaha Wilderness Area

The Cheaha Wilderness is a 7,245-acre property in Talladega National Forest in eastern Alabama. This is in the most elevated region of Alabama with Cheaha Mountain (2,407′ – Alabama’s highest point) nearby. Cheaha Wilderness was first designated by Congress in 1983, then expanded in 1988. …Cheaha Wilderness Area » »

Washakie Wilderness

Washakie Wilderness is named for Chief Washakie, a historical figure and leader of the Shoshone tribe of Wyoming. In 1972, the Stratified Primitive Area was joined with South Absaroka Wilderness to form the Wilderness area that now bears his name. The United States Congress designated the Washakie Wilderness in 1964 and it now has a total of 704,274 acres. All of this wilderness is located in Wyoming and is managed by the Forest Service. The Washakie Wilderness is bordered by the Teton Wilderness to the west. …Washakie Wilderness » »

Apache Creek Wilderness

The Apache Creek Wilderness is located in the southeast half of the Santa Maria Mountains in the Prescott National Forest in Arizona.

Rolling hills of juniper and pinion interspersed with granite outcrops characterize this small, remote and relatively rugged wilderness. …Apache Creek Wilderness » »

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness in Arizona has outstanding scenery, desert fish, wildlife, a rich history and opportunities for primitive recreation.

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Jedediah Smith Wilderness

The Jedediah Smith Wilderness was designated because of the unique karst limestone features, including numerous caves and outstanding scenery. The United States Congress designated the Jedediah Smith Wilderness  in 1984 and it now has a total of 123,451 acres. All of this wilderness is located in Wyoming and is managed by the Forest Service.

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Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today applauded President Obama’s action to use his authority under the Antiquities Act to designate the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. …Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument » »

Agassiz Wilderness Area

Agassiz Wilderness area is home to over 300 bird species and 70 animal species. This wilderness area is inside the Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge. Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge is located in northwest Minnesota in Marshall County. …Agassiz Wilderness Area » »

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve

At Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve in Alaska, wild rivers meander through glacier-carved valleys, caribou migrate along age-old trails and endless summer light fades into aurora-lit night skies of winter. …Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve » »

Catalina State Park

Catalina State Park sits at the base of the majestic Santa Catalina Mountains in Arizona. The park is a haven for desert plants and wildlife and nearly 5,000 saguaros. …Catalina State Park » »

Glacier Bay National Park

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Saint Edward State Park

Saint Edward State Park Forest
In Saint Edward State Park, walks along the undeveloped lake shore are peaceful and give the visitor many opportunities for nature study, including the chance to see bald eagles, otters, and other animals. The park also has two sites suitable for weddings and other special events. …Saint Edward State Park » »