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1 U.S. National Parks

2 392 national parks 40 national heritage areas 27,000 historic structures 2,461 national historic landmarks 4,502,644 acres of oceans, lakes, reservoirs 84,000,000 acres of land FACTS

3 Activities Discover HistoryExplore NatureEnjoy! ToursScenic drivesCamping Visitor centersBird watchingHiking/biking MuseumsView wildlifeHorseback riding ExhibitsNatural soundsRock climbing Education programsClimate changeFishing

4 Acadia National Park Location: Maine Established: February 26, 1919 Acreage: 47,414.21

5 Arches National Park Location: Utah Established: November 12, 1971 Acreage: 76,678.98

6 Badlands National Park Location: South Dakota Established: November 10,1978 Acreage: 242,755.94

7 Big Bend National Park Location: Texas Established: June 12, 1944 Acreage: 801,163.21

8 Biscayne National Park Location: Florida Established: June 12, 1970 Acreage: 172,971.11

9 Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park Location: Colorado Established: March 2, 1933 Acreage: 30,750.03

10 Bryce Canyon National Park Location: Utah Established: June 7, 1924 Acreage: 35,835.08

11 Canyonlands National Park Location: Utah Established: September 12, 1964 Acreage: 337,597.83

12 Capitol Reef National Park Location: Utah Established: August 2, 1937 Acreage: 241,904.26

13 Carlsbad Caverns National Park Location: New Mexico Established: May 14, 1930 Acreage: 46,766.45

14 Channel Islands National Park Location: California Established: March 5, 1980 Acreage: 249,561.00

15 Congaree National Park Location: South Carolina Established: October 18, 1976 Acreage: 26,545.86

16 Crater Lake National Park Location: Oregon Established: May 22, 1902 Acreage: 183,224.05

17 Cuyahoga Valley National Park Location: Ohio Established: June 26, 1975 Acreage: 32,855.51

18 Death Valley National Park Location: California and Nevada Established: February 11, 1933 Acreage: 3,373,042.08

19 Denali National Park Location: Alaska Established: February 26, 1917 Acreage: 4,740,911.32

20 Dry Tortugas National Park Location: Florida Established: October 26, 1992 Acreage: 64,701.22

21 Everglades National Park Location: Florida Established: June 20, 1947 Acreage: 1,398,892.95

22 Gates of the Arctic National Park Location: Montana Established: December 1, 1978 Acreage: 7,523,897.82

23 Glacier Bay National Preserve Location: Alaska Established: December 2, 1980 Acreage: 3,223,383.66

24 Glacier National Park Location: Montana Established: May 11, 1910 Acreage: 1,013,322.36

25 Grand Canyon National Park Location: Arizona Established: February 26, 1919 Acreage: 1,217,403.32

26 Grand Teton National Park Location: Wyoming Established: February 26, 1929 Acreage: 310,0444.36

27 Great Basin National Park Location: Nevada Established: November 9, 1986 Acreage: 77,180.00

28 Great Sand Dunes National Park Location: Colorado Established: March 17, 1932 Acreage: 44,246.37

29 Great Smoky Mountains National Park Location: North Carolina and Tennessee Established: June 15, 1934 Acreage: 522,419.15

30 Guadalupe Mountains National Park Location: Texas Established: September 30, 1972 Acreage: 86,415.97

31 Haleakala National Park Location: Hawaii Established: July 1, 1961 Acreage: 33,222.60

32 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Location: Hawaii Established: September 22, 1961 Acreage: 323,431.38

33 Hot Springs National Park Location: Arkansas Established: March 4, 1921 Acreage: 5,549.75

34 Isle Royale National Park Location: Michigan Established: April 3, 1940 Acreage: 571,790.11

35 Joshua Tree National Park Location: California Established: August 10, 1936 Acreage: 790,624.96

36 Katmai National Park Location: Alaska Established: December 2, 1980 Acreage: 3,674,378.36

37 Kenai Fjords National Park Location: Alaska Established: December 2, 1980 Acreage: 669,984.02

38 Kings Canyon National Park Location: California Established: March 4, 1940 Acreage: 461,901.20

39 Kobuk Valley National Park Location: Alaska Established: December 2, 1980 Acreage: 1,750,716.50

40 Lake Clark National Park Location: Alaska Established: December 2, 1980 Acreage: 2,619,728.21

41 Lassen Volcanic National Park Location: California Established: August 9, 1916 Acreage: 106,372.36

42 Mammoth Cave National Park Location: Kentucky Established: July 1, 1941 Acreage: 52,830.19

43 Mesa Verde National Park Location: Colorado Established: June 29, 1906 Acreage: 52,485.17

44 Mount Rainier National Park Location: Washington Established: March 2, 1899 Acreage: 236,380.74

45 National Park of American Samoa Location: American Samoa Established: October 31, 1988 Acreage: 9,000.00

46 North Cascades National Park Location: Washington Established: October 2, 1968 Acreage: 504,780.94

47 Olympic National Park Location: Washington Established: June 29, 1938 Acreage: 922,649.90

48 Petrified Forest National Park Location: Arizona Established: December 9, 1962 Acreage: 221,620.85

49 Redwood National Park Location: California Established: October 2, 1968 Acreage: 112,581.95

50 Rocky Mountain National Park Location: Colorado Established: January 26, 1915 Acreage: 265,758.41

51 Saguaro National Park Location: Arizona Established: October 14, 1994 Acreage: 91,439.71

52 Sequoia National Park Location: California Established: September 25, 1890 Acreage: 404,063.00

53 Shenandoah National Park Location: Virginia Established: December 26, 1935 Acreage: 199,099.71

54 Theodore Roosevelt National Park Location: North Dakota Established: November 10, 1978 Acreage: 70,446.89

55 Virgin Islands National Park Location: Virgin Islands Established: December 1, 1956 Acreage: 14,736.96

56 Voyageurs National Park Location: Minnesota Established: April 8, 1975 Acreage: 218,210.38

57 Wind Cave National Park Location: South Dakota Established: January 9, 1903 Acreage: 28,295.03

58 Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Location: Virginia Established: October 15, 1966 Acreage: 130.28

59 Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park Location: Alaska Established: December 2, 1980 Acreage: 8,323,147.59

60 Yellowstone National Park Location: Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming Established: March 1, 1872 Acreage: 2,219,790.71

61 Yosemite National Park Location: California Established: October 1, 1890 Acreage: 761,267.50

62 Zion National Park Location: Utah Established: November 19, 1919 Acreage: 146,597.60

63 U.S. NATIONAL PARK SERVICE HTTP://WWW.NPS.GOV Data and Photo Sources


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