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Colorado National Monument, Colorado, USA – a view of the Southwest

Colorado National Monument preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. But this treasure is much more than a monument. Towering monoliths...

Yosemite National Park, California, USA — one of the ‘classic’ National Parks in the USA

The Park in a nutshell 3.027 square km of wild land with an impressive landscape in Central California, in the western part of the Sierra...

Saguaro National Park, Arizona, USA — near Tucson

The Saguaro Cactus can reach a height of about 30 ft (10 m) and an age of approximately 200 years. The first 'arms' appear...

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA

Throughout its 415 square miles of rock-ribbed wildness, Rocky Mountain National Park truly is a land of superlatives. Here, at least 60 mountains exceed...

Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA — one of the greatest National Parks in the World

The Park in a nutshell Some rocks at the canyon bottom are estimated to be close to 2000 million years old. The Canyon itself has...

Zion National Park, Utah, USA

The Park in a nutshell Located in Southwestern Utah , Zion National Park encompasses some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States....

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, The Dam & Lake Powell near Page, AZ

3 top attractions near the city of Page in Arizona: the Glen Canyon recreation area with the dam at Lake Powell, the Horseshoe Bend...

Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, USA

Capitol Reef National Park Capitol Reef National Park is characterized by sandstone formations, cliffs and canyons, and a 100-mile long wrinkle in the earth's crust...

Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA

The Park in a nutshell The park can be seen as a 3 section area: Island in the Sky District, Maze District, Needles District. And...

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, it is home to a large variety...

Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA

Land of Stone and Light The formations in Badlands National Park and badlands formations around the world are the end-product of two simple processes: deposition and erosion. Deposition is the...

Wind Cave National Park & Jewel Cave National Monument

Wind Cave National Park Adjacent to Custer State Park, 7 mi north of Hot Springs on US 385 The limestone cave got its name due to...

Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota, USA

Mount Rushmore memorializes the birth, growth, preservation and development of the United States of America. Between 1927 and 1941, Gutzon Borglum and 400 workers...

Jamestown, Virginia, USA — a settlement established in 1607

History of Jamestown Jamestown Was Established May 14, 1607 The Virginia Company of England made a daring proposition: sail to the new, mysterious land, which they...

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