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. The great smokies in tennessee is the most visited nature conservation area of all the other ones in the us national parks map.
The usa was the first country in the world to have national parks and these areas now preserve many of america s most treasured features check out our scratch off version of this map we also make maps of the complete national park system.
Us map showing all national parks. 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. In your rv or are a weekend warrior this national parks map wall hanging would make a fantastic addition to your rv decor. 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.
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. Free printable maps all right reserved. With a stunning diversity of flora and fauna it s a splendor of 521 454 acres with up to 800 miles of multipurpose trails.
Territory and washington d c. 60 of these national park service projects have benefited 48 national park service units. 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.
Click on any of the park locations on the map or from the table to read a short description. Grant in 1872 followed by mackinac national park in 1875. You can click pan and zoom on the map to explore u s.
This map plots the best route between nearby national parks so you spend less time planning and more time exploring. This interactive map lets you browse interesting geographical facts and trivia about the 61 u s. This small poster features all 62 national parks in the united states and us territories.
11 great smoky mountains national park. If you like the outdoors a road trip between several national parks is perfect. Southeastern national parks the deep south of the united states is full of rolling forested hills deep flowing rivers and sun soaked beaches.
In this trip you will get to experience it all and create memories of a lifetime along the way.