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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

History of Crater Lake National Park

Local Native Americans witnessed the collapse of Mount Mazama and kept the event alive in their legends. One ancient legend of the Klamath people closely parallels the geologic story which emerges from today’s scientific research. …History of Crater Lake National Park » »

Mckinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park is located at the southeastern edge of Austin, Texas, around the confluence of Onion and Williams Creeks. There are two falls in the park, designated the Upper Falls and Lower Falls. …Mckinney Falls State Park » »

Wind Cave National Park Video

Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota was the 7th national park established in the United States. The wind cave is the 5th longest cave in the world and the largest maze cave in the world, and sacred to native american tribes. Nearby attractions include Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial.

 

Mount Rainier National Park Video

Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State was the third national park to be established in the United States. Mount Rainier, an active volcano, is the most prominent peak in the Cascade Mountains, and it is covered by 26 named glaciers including Carbon Glacier and Emmons Glacier, the largest in the continental United States. …Mount Rainier National Park Video » »

Yellowstone National Park Video

Yellowstone National Park was the first national park in the United States. Situated in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, it is best known for its thermal pools and geysers, and for its vast array of wildlife. …Yellowstone National Park Video » »

American Samoa National Park Video

The National Park of American Samoa was our 49th national park. This is the southernmost national park, and it is located on three Samoan islands and protects coral reefs, rainforests, volcanic mountains, and white beaches. …American Samoa National Park Video » »

Acadia National Park Video

Acadia National Park was our 15th national park. It is in Maine and was the first national park east of the Mississippi River. It is the only national park in the New England states. …Acadia National Park Video » »

Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney  State Park is located in the Grand Prairie subregion of the Blackland Prairie natural region of Texas near Waco. It has open disturbed tallgrass prairie remnants with scattered groves of live oak trees, and a small area of post oak/blackjack oak woodland. …Lake Whitney State Park » »