Tag: "American Parks"
Grand Teton National Park is located in Wyoming U.S. It covers an area of about 310, 000 acres. On a distance of 10 miles Grand Teton is connected with the Yellowstone Park. This area surrounding Yellowstone Park and Grand Teton constitute one of the largest intact mid latitude temperate ecosystems in the world with almost [...]
Arches National Park is a U.S. National Park located in eastern Utah near the Moad city. This park covers an area of 76,679 acres. The Arches National Park has a high elevation of 5,653 feet at Elephant Butte, and its lowest elevation is 4,085 feet at the visitor center. The Arches was first declared a National Monument on April 12, 1929. [...]
Shenandoah National Park is located in the U.S. state of Virginia. Almost 40% of the land area of 79,579 acres has been designated as wilderness and is protected as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. The highest peak here is the Hawksbill Mountain at 4,051 feet, part of Blue Ridge Mountains. Some historians say that the name Shenandoah [...]
This park is located in Monroe County, Florida. Dry Tortugas National Park preserves Fort Jefferson and the Dry Tortugas section of the Florida Keys. The park covers an area of 101 square miles, mostly water. The park is well known for abundant sea life, colorful coral reefs and legends about shipwrecks and sunken treasures in the area. The main attraction [...]
Mammoth Cave National Park is a U.S. National Park located in central Kentucky. The Mammoth Cave is in Edmondson County, near Green River, about 75 miles from Louisville. Mammoth Cave is known as the longest cave system in the world. The park was established as a National Park on July 1, 1941 and became a World Heritage Site on [...]
Mesa Verde National Park is a U.S. National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located in Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. Was created in 1906 to protect some of the best preserved cliff dwellings in the world. The park covers an area of 81.4 square miles. Mesa Verde National Park contains the largest and most important archaeological preserve like [...]