The phrase national park is a noun. National Park means (1) a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the phrase national park.
This is the official website for the National Park Service, created in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson. Following its creation, over 100 countries organized similar services. The Service, part of the Dept. of the Interior, cares for the over 400 natural parks that include places as diverse as the Grand Canyon and the Statue of Liberty. On the website users can search for parks by State and more.
Located in southeastern California, 140 miles east of Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park includes parts of the Mohave Desert and Colorado Desert and gets its name from the spiky-tipped Joshua trees that are native to the Mohave Desert ecosystem.
This United States government map portal provides access to maps produced by government agencies such as the USGS, Census Bureau, Forest Service, NOAA, and National Park Service.
Bar Harbor is a picturesque small town in southeastern Maine that is located on the northeast shore of Mount Desert Island. Nearby Acadia National Park contains Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the eastern seaboard.
This National Park directory page lists National Parks, Historic Landmarks, and Natural Landmarks in the State of Alaska. An interactive Alaska map, plus photos and highlights, are included thereon.
Recreation.gov is a gateway to America's Outdoors. It offers trip planning, information sharing, and reservations services for recreational facilities operated by government agencies such as the Army Corps of Engineers, the Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Fish and Wildlife Service. Website visitors can discover recreational opportunities in a specific area and make reservations online or by phone.
The following articles provide recent national park-related news.
A couple who died in October after falling from a popular scenic overlook at Yosemite National Park in California were intoxicated at the time, according to autopsy results.
Louis Casiano. Fox News. Sunday, 20 Jan 2019 09:28:30 GMT.
Joshua Tree National Park will avoid a temporary closure set for Thursday and will reopen areas of the park that were closed because of the partial government shutdown, a park statement said Wednesday. ...
Mary Forgione. Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 16:55:00 PST.
Volunteers and a skeletal staff have maintained sites in some parks. In others, the amount of damage and trash triggered an unprecedented move from the National Park Service to return more workers.
Amanda Morris. NPR. Sunday, 06 Jan 2019 22:08:00 -0500.
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