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How Many U.S. National Parks are there?

Have you ever wondered how many national parks there are in the U.S.? You’ve likely heard various numbers thrown out there regarding the number of U.S. national parks. It can get somewhat confusing for people when discerning the difference between the number of National Park Service “units” and true national “parks.” Let’s look at the … Read more

What is the Most Visited National Park in the U.S.?

Have you ever wondered what the most visited national park is in the U.S.? You may be thinking, “It has to be one of the well-known parks out west like Yellowstone or Grand Canyon.” However, the country’s most visited national park isn’t any of the famous parks out west. The nation’s most visited national park … Read more

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What is the History of the U.S. National Park Service?

America’s 32nd President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, once famously said about our national parks, “There is nothing so American as our national parks… The fundamental idea behind the parks…is that the country belongs to the people, that it is in process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us.” Without question, our … Read more

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What is the Newest National Park in the US?

Many of America’s well-known National Parks, such as the Great Smoky Mountains, Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone, have been around for decades. But did you know that our newest National Park was recently established at the end of 2020?  New River Gorge National Park and Preserve is the newest National Park in America and was established … Read more