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National Parks (U.S.)
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National Parks Services are located around the United States showing us history, culture,
education, recreation and various other beauties.

The Park MUST be listed on the US National Park
Service Website before it can be accepted into this category! Please make sure that this waymark is listed on the US National Park page. Please read FULL description.
Expanded Description:

This category was originally intended for the National Park itself with the branches within the park not included. Some parks, for example Golden Gate, have places within the park which are included on the website with a page of their own. If i see that these places have a page of their own listed on the US Park Service site I will include the waymark. Otherwise only the park itself will be accepted into this category. Please include a picture of the Park Sign, and US National Park Service area you are logging.   Also, get coordinates that are accurate of the area.  Please include a picture or pictures of high quality of anything of interest within the park.  Such as the visitors center or a monument with the Parks name included in the picture.  Please include any other pictures of anything within the park that is of interest to potential visitors of this park. 

The Park MUST be listed on the US National Park Service Website and the picture within the park must be of something important the park is based on.  

1. Please include as many details as possible. 

2. Please check off the variables included from the US National Park Service website.

3. Please take good high quality pictures.

Some EXAMPLES of what is required are:

A. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial consists of the Gateway Arch, the Museum of Westward Expansion, and St. Louis' Old Courthouse.

B. Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

C. Vicksburg National Military Park

D. Grand Canyon National Park

 

Instructions for Posting a National Parks (U.S.) Waymark:

Does this branch, if it is within the park and not the park, have a page of its own on the website? If so, the waymark will be accepted otherwise it will not be accepted... Please post TWO high quality pictures (or more & no low resolution cell phone pictures please) of the Park Sign and another of something within the park with the Park name in the sign if possible.  Please fill in the variables as thoroughly as possible from the National Parks Service Website.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Please post a picture or pictures with this log.
Category Settings:
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Variables:
  • State/States the Park is located...
  • Park Designation
  • Times the Visitors Center (or Park) is Open....
  • Months the Visitors Center/Park is open...
  • Website From the National Parks Service Page of this Waymark...
  • SECONDARY website.
  • Are pictures included?
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National Parks (U.S.)Old Spanish Trail Marker #14 -US 93/I-15, Southeast NV

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Marker #14 on the Nevada section of the Old Spanish Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/23/2016

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Colonial Parkway - Williamsburg, VA

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Colonial National Historical Parkway connects Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown and is considered to be part of the National Park System.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Historic Jamestown - Jamestown, VA

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The first English settlement in the Americas began here in 1607.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Jones Point Park - Alexandria, VA

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Located at the southern most tip of the original triangle of Washington, DC the park has many activities including basketball courts and running trails. At the southern tip of the park, is the nation's first federal monument that marks the tip of DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve - New Orleans, LA

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The Park's Visitors Center is located at 419 Decatur Street, New Orleans. Coordinates set here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/23/2015

last visited: 9/3/2015

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National Parks (U.S.)Lake Meredith National Recreational Area - Fritch, TX

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Park Headquarters are located at coordinates given. The Park is on the Canadian River some thirty miles northeast of Amarillo in Moore, Hutchinson, and Potter counties, in the Texas Panhandle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Amistad National Recreation Area -- Val Verde Co. TX

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The visitor center for the Amistad National Recreational Area is located on the US 90 near the community of Lakeview.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: 7/22/2015

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National Parks (U.S.)César E. Chávez National Monument - Keene, CA

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The Cesar Chavez National Monument in Keene, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/18/2015

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)General Grant National Memorial - NY, NY

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The General Grant National Memorial, commonly referred to as Grant's Tomb, is not a tomb. It is the largest mausoleum in North America. It's located at Riverside Drive and West 122nd Street in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 6/16/2015

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center -- Corinth MS

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The brand new Corinth Interpretive Center, a component of the US National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 5/8/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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National Parks (U.S.)Great Falls Park - Mclean, Virginia

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Views of the Great Falls and remnants of the Patowmack Canal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 5/7/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Effigy Mounds National Monument

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Effigy Mounds National Monument preserves more than 200 prehistoric mounds built by Native Americans including numerous effigy mounds shaped like animals, including bears and birds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/12/2014

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Golden Gate - Crissy Field Marsh & Beach - San Francisco, CA

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From a waste dump to a thriving coastal habitat, Crissy Field has gone through an amazing transformation. This former military land is now a dynamic public open space that recreates the multi-layered natural and cultural history of the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/29/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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National Parks (U.S.)Cedar Breaks National Monument -- nr Cedar City UT

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The amazing Cedar Breaks National Monument, 12 miles from Cedar City UT

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Utah

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 1/29/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Navajo National Monument -- Shonto AZ

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Navajo National Monument in Northern Arizona has dinosaurs, Puebloan Ruins, and PLENTY of amazing scenery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: 8/27/2014

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National Parks (U.S.)Theodore Roosevelt National Park -- Medora ND

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Three separate units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park are scattered throughout western ND.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Dakota

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 3/17/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Castle Clinton National Monument - New York City, NY

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Castle Clinton came under the administration of the United States Park Service in 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 12/13/2013

last visited: 4/16/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail - Newport, RI

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This statue of Rochambeau is at the start of the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail, marking the area where he and 5,800 French forces landed before traveling to the decisive Battle of Yorktown that ended the American Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/8/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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National Parks (U.S.)Catoctin Mountain Park - Thurmont, MD

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Home to Camp David, the park has a deep historic background from making charcoal to WPA and CCC camps it became to be under the NPS in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/17/2013

last visited: 4/9/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Petersburg National Battlefied , Five Forks Battlefield - Dinwiddie, VA

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Visitor Center is located on VA 627 just about a half a mile from the intersection of 627,613 and 645. The National Historic Marker for Five Forks is located at this intersectin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: 11/14/2013

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National Parks (U.S.)Grand Teton National Park ~ Colter Bay Visitor Center

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This is the northermost Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/11/2013

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Federal Hall National Memorial - NYC, NY

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Originally serving as New York's City Hall, it later served as America's first capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: 4/6/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Faneuil Hall - Boston, MA

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The historic Faneuil Hall is a popular destination, situated between the waterfront and the Government Center in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. It is also one of the primary sites of the Boston National Historical Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 4/6/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace - New York, NY, USA

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The house where Theodore Roosevelt was born is nowadays a museum and National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: New York

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: never

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National Parks (U.S.)Bunker Hill Monument - Charlestown, MA, USA

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The 221-foot tall Bunker Hill Monument was erected to commemorate the first major battle of the American Revolutionary War, the Battle of Bunker Hill. Located in Charlestown, Massachusetts, it is part of the Boston National Historical Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/18/2013

last visited: 8/25/2015

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