The united states has 62 protected areas known as national parks that are operated by the national park service an agency of the department of the interior national parks must be established by an act of the united states congress a bill creating the first national park yellowstone was signed into law by president ulysses s. This short list of the country s must sees includes parks that stand out for sheer beauty glacier national park enormity the grand canyon and novelty great sand dunes.
Since 1983 national park trust has completed 75 land acquisition restoration and mitigation projects to protect more than 30 000 acres in 33 states one u s.
All us national parks map. She used her bank to provide economic empowerment to women. 11 great smoky mountains national park. A printable 8 x 10 national parks map which includes a separate page listing all of the parks 11 x 14 printable if you re touring the u s.
60 of these national park service projects have benefited 48 national park service units. The pdf map will take a while to load. The national parks system officially turned 100 in 2016 and it could easily take that long to see america s vast and impressive range of landscapes.
Nearly 100 percent of the park s lights are night. Walker founded a bank and served as its president. Territory and washington d c.
National parks click the image to the left 3 9 mb or download the pdf 18 5 mb. Eleanor roosevelt participated in the league of women voters women s trade union league and her state s political party s committee. Do not use these maps for backcountry hiking water navigation mountaineering and other specialized activities use us geological survey usgs topographic maps instead.
National park service maps are graphical products designed for general reference orientation and route finding. National parks centennial road trip map was designed to commemorate the 100 th birthday of the national park service which was in august of 2016. The great smokies in tennessee is the most visited nature conservation area of all the other ones in the us national parks map.
With a stunning diversity of flora and fauna it s a splendor of 521 454 acres with up to 800 miles of multipurpose trails. If you re looking for a single 2020 national parks map that shows all u s. Free printable maps all right reserved.
Or order a large poster of this national parks map from the npmaps store links open in new window. In your rv or are a weekend warrior this national parks map wall hanging would make a fantastic addition to your rv decor. Grant in 1872 followed by mackinac national park in 1875.