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Establishment of some famous U.S. National Parks

  • Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park
    More InfoYellowstone National Park was autrorized on March 1st, 1872 and is located in parts of three states, Wyoming/Montana/Idaho. This is the first National Park established in the U.S.
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  • Sequoia National Park

    Sequoia National Park
    Interesting recent news story !!!Located in CA and home of the tall trees.
  • Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park
    More InfoYosemite National Park (CA). Previously called Yosemite Grant and controlled by the state from 1864 - 1890.
  • Rocky Mountain National Park

    Rocky Mountain National Park
    [Recent news story on widfire in park.](//http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20121010/us-travel-brief-national-park-wildfire/)Park is located in Colorado. Home to a lot of wildlife including the moose in the attached picture.
  • Death Valley National Park

    Death Valley National Park
    More Info !!!Origianlly named a national monument and establish in 1933, was changed to national park status in 1994. Fun facts - located in CA and the lowest point in U.S. (almost 300 feet below sea level) and hottest temperature ever recorded in U.S. (134 degrees).
  • Great Smoky Mountain National Park

    Great Smoky Mountain National Park
    More Info !!!This National Park in TN was authorized in 1926, chartered or established on June 15, 1934, and dedicated in 1940.
  • Badlands National Park

    Badlands National Park
    More Info !!! Badlands National Park located in South Dakota. South, about an hour's drive away is another famous site, Mt. Rushmore.
  • Mammoth Cave National Park

    Mammoth Cave National Park
    More info !!! Mammoth Cave National Park located in the middle of KY along Interstate 65.
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakshore

    Indiana Dunes National Lakshore
    More Info !!!Located in the state of Indiana along the shores of Lake Michigan.
  • Glacier Bay National Park

    Glacier Bay National Park
    Sources for more info !!!Located in the largest stae, Alaska, this park was established in 1980.