Tag: "National Park"
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. [...]
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 [...]
Joshua Tree National Park is located in Southern California at about 150 miles east of Los Angeles. Before being declared as a National Park was a U.S. National Monument since 1936. In 1994 was declared a U.S National Park. It covers an area of 790,636 acres or 1,235 square miles – an area which is larger than [...]
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 [...]
Big Bend National Park is a national park located in the U.S. state of Texas. The park covers an area of 1,252 square miles. The park was named after the area where it can be fond, which is bounded by a large bend in the Texas-Mexico border. Big Bend National Park is the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert [...]
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 [...]