World’s Famous National Parks

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1)Grand Teton National Park:

Grand Teton National Park; having an area of 310,000 acres is in the northwest of the U.S state of Wyoming. It was founded in 26 February 1929. It has the Teton mountain range, the 4,000-meter Grand Teton peak; the valley known as Jackson Hole. It’s a popular destination in summer for mountaineering, hiking and backcountry camping.

2) Great Smoky Mountains National Park:

Great Smoky Mountains National Park having an area of 2,114 km² straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. The sprawling landscape has lush forests and an abundance of wildflowers that bloom year-round. Being established in June 15, 1934, it has streams, rivers and waterfalls appear along hiking routes that include a segment of the Appalachian Trail. In 2016, 11,312,786 visitors were recorded. Through an observation tower, we can a nice view of Clingmans Dome, the highest peak, offering scenic views of the mist-covered mountains.

3) Grand Canyon National Park:

Grand Canyon National Park having an area of 4,926 km², in Arizona, is the home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history. It’s Views include Mather Point, Yavapai Observation Station and architect Mary Colter’s Lookout Studio and her Desert View Watchtower. It was established in February 26, 1919.Lipan Point, with wide views of the canyon and Colorado River, looks awesome, especially at sunrise and sunset.

4) Serengeti National Park:

Serengeti National Park, in northern Tanzania, having an area of 14,750 km², is known for its massive annual migration of wildebeest and zebra. The masses move north from their breeding grounds in the grassy southern plains. People cross the marshy western corridor’s crocodile-infested Grumeti River also veer northeast to the Lobo Hills, home to black eagles. Black rhinos inhabit the granite outcrops.

5) Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park:

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, being established in August 1, 1916 is on Hawaii Island (the Big Island). It has the Kīlauea and Mauna Loa active volcanoes at its heart. The Crater Rim Drive passes steam outlets and the Jaggar Museum, which features volcanology exhibits and a viewpoint overlooking Halema’uma’u Crater. Ferns mark the entrance to the Thurston Lava Tube. The Sequence of Craters Road weaves over lava. Tracks crisscross the park.

6) Yellowstone National Park:

Yellowstone National Park is a nearly 3,500-sq.-mile wasteland recreation area atop a volcanic hot spot. Mostly in Wyoming, the park blowouts into parts of Montana and Idaho too. Yellowstone landscapes dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, lush forests, hot springs and flowing fountains, including its most famous.It is home to hundreds of animal species, including bears, wolves, bison, elk and antelope.

7) Sequoia National Park:

Sequoia National Park is end-to-end to Kings Canyon National Park in California’s southern Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s identified for its huge sequoia trees, notably the General Sherman Tree ruling the Giant Forest. The subversive Crystal Cave features streams and striking rock formations. Moro Rock is a granite dome proposing sweeping park views. Close is the Tunnel Tree, a toppled tree cut to accommodate the road.

8) Rocky Mountain National Park:

Rocky Mountain National Park in northern Colorado distances the Continental Divide and comprises protected mountains, forests and alpine tundra. It’s known for the Trail Ridge Road and the Old Fall River Road, drives that pass aspen trees and rivers. The Space Route, a climb crossing vertical rock expressions, signs up Longs Peak, the park’s tallest mountain. A trail nearby Bear Lake offers views of the peaks.

9) Yosemite National Park:

Yosemite National Park is in California’s Sierra Nevada Highlands. It’s well-known for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of soaring Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. In Yosemite Village, there are shops, restaurants, lodging, the Yosemite Museum and the Ansel Adams Gallery, with patterns of the photographer’s renowned black-and-white landscapes of the area.

10) Mount Rainier National Park:

Mount Rainier National Park having an area of 956.6 km², a 369-sq.-mile Washington state reserve southeast of Seattle, environs glacier-capped, 14,410-ft. Mount Rainier. Atop 6,400-ft.-high Sun-up, the uppermost point in the park reachable by car, people can admire Rainier and other nearby volcanoes, including Mount Adams. The park’s 5,400-ft.-high Paradise offers mountain views, summer wildflower meadows and mountaineering trailheads.