National Parks

National Parks

There are 58 officially-designated National Parks in the United States and its dependent areas.

  Name↓ Location↓ Est↓
X Acadia National Park Maine 1919
  National Park of American Samoa American Samoa 1988
O Arches National Park Utah 1971
O Badlands National Park South Dakota 1978
  Big Bend National Park Texas 1944
  Biscayne National Park Florida 1980
  Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Colorado 1999
  Bryce Canyon National Park Utah 1928
O Canyonlands National Park Utah 1964
  Capitol Reef National Park Utah 1971
  Carlsbad Caverns National Park New Mexico 1930
  Channel Islands National Park California 1980
  Congaree National Park South Carolina 2003
  Crater Lake National Park Oregon 1902
  Cuyahoga Valley National Park Ohio 2000
  Death Valley National Park California, Nevada 1994
  Denali National Park and Preserve Alaska 1917
  Dry Tortugas National Park Florida 1992
  Everglades National Park Florida 1947
  Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve Alaska 1980
  Glacier National Park (part of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park) Montana 1910
  Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Alaska 1980
X Grand Canyon National Park Arizona 1919
O Grand Teton National Park Wyoming 1929
  Great Basin National Park Nevada 1986
  Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Colorado 2004
  Great Smoky Mountains National Park North Carolina, Tennessee 1934
  Guadalupe Mountains National Park Texas 1966
  Haleakala National Park Hawaii 1916
O Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Hawaii 1916
  Hot Springs National Park Arkansas 1921
  Isle Royale National Park Michigan 1940
O Joshua Tree National Park California 1994
  Katmai National Park and Preserve Alaska 1980
  Kenai Fjords National Park Alaska 1980
  Kings Canyon National Park California 1940
  Kobuk Valley National Park Alaska 1980
  Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Alaska 1980
  Lassen Volcanic National Park California 1916
  Mammoth Cave National Park Kentucky 1941
  Mesa Verde National Park Colorado 1906
X Mount Rainier National Park Washington 1899
O North Cascades National Park Washington 1968
O Olympic National Park Washington 1938
  Petrified Forest National Park Arizona 1962
O Redwood National and State Parks California 1968
  Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado 1915
  Saguaro National Park Arizona 1994
  Sequoia National Park California 1890
  Shenandoah National Park Virginia 1935
  Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Dakota 1978
  Virgin Islands National Park U.S. Virgin Islands 1956
  Voyageurs National Park Minnesota 1975
  Wind Cave National Park South Dakota 1903
  Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Alaska 1980
O Yellowstone National Park Idaho, Montana, Wyoming 1872
O Yosemite National Park California 1890
  Zion National Park Utah

National Recreation Areas

There are 18 National Recreation Areas.

Name↓ Location↓
Amistad National Recreation Area Texas
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Montana, Wyoming
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Massachusetts
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Georgia
Chickasaw National Recreation Area Oklahoma
Curecanti National Recreation Area Colorado
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Gateway National Recreation Area New York, New Jersey
Gauley River National Recreation Area West Virginia
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Utah, Arizona
Golden Gate National Recreation Area California
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Washington
Lake Mead National Recreation Area Nevada, Arizona
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area Texas
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area Washington
Ross Lake National Recreation Area Washington
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area California
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area California


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