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National Parks of the World
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A national park is a reserve of land, usually owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. National parks are usually located in places which have been largely undeveloped, and often feature areas with exceptional native animals, plants and, biodiversity, or unusual geological features. [Wikipedia article "National park"]
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National Parks of the WorldWalnut Canyon National Monument - Cliff Dwellings

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Walnut Canyon cliff dwellings in Walnut Canyon NP. A concrete path with some steep steps lead to the ruins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 10/25/2018

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National Parks of the WorldMontezuma Castle National Monument - Montezuma Well

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Montezuma well is a large sinkhole in the desert. There are cliff dwellings and an aqueduct.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 10/28/2018

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National Parks of the WorldWupatki National Monument - Wupatki Pueblo

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The Wupatki Pueblo Ruin in the Wupatki National Monument has a number of rooms, an outdoor meeting area, and an arena.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 4/11/2017

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National Parks of the WorldWupatki National Monument - Citadel Pueblo

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The Citadel Pueblo sits on a bluff beside a large sinkhole in Wupatki National Monument. It is another ruin of an ancient Native American culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 3/20/2019

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National Parks of the WorldWupatki National Monument - Box Canyon and Lomatki Pueblo

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The Box Canyon and Lomatki Pueblo Ruins are located in Wupatki National Monument. A short dirt path leads to the ruins from the parking lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 4/11/2017

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National Parks of the WorldZion National Park - Weeping Rock

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This is one of the more popular destinations in Zion. The trail is steep but paved. There are a few steps just before the platform under the alcove. The platform is sometimes closed in the winter due to dangerous icicles that form.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Utah

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 11/19/2018

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National Parks of the WorldZion National Park - Zion Narrows

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During the peak season you will need to take the shuttle up to the coordinates. The coordinates are only the starting of the trail to the location of the Earthcache. Follow the trail up the canyon to the narrows.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Utah

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 11/19/2018

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National Parks of the WorldZion National Park - Checkerboard Mesa

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There is a small parking area at the coordinates. At peak times, this area will be very crowded. If you’re not sure what to look at, find the plaque. Be sure to check the logging requirements.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Utah

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 2/9/2019

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National Parks of the WorldZion National Park - Lava Point

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These coordinates take you to a basalt flow within Zion National Park. The dirt road from Kolob Road to Lava Point is an easy drive for all but lowered vehicles. However, it is closed during the winter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Utah

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 4/30/2007

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National Parks of the WorldZion National Park - Zion Overlook

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A gentle climb after a short steep start along a narrow trail along a steep canyon. The trail ends in an overlook of the Zion Canyon. The trail is approximately 0.7 mile round trip.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Utah

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 2/9/2019

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National Parks of the WorldPinnacles National Monument - Talus Cave - Palcines, CA

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These caves are on the west side of the Monument, but can be accessed from the east side with a little hike. The coordinates are close to the caves, but it is impossible to get a reading nearer to the caves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 10/20/2017

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National Parks of the WorldPinnacles National Monument - Geologic Informational Pannel

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There is an east and west entrance to the Pinnacles National Monument, but you can not drive from one side to the other. However, there are a few trails that cross the park, some are more challenging than others. There is an identical earthcache on the east side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 6/19/2016

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National Parks of the WorldJoshua Tree National Park - Arch Rock

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This natural arch is located along a well posted geologic nature trail that starts in the White Tank Campground. The trail ranges from loose sand to hard rock with steps. There are great signs posted along the trail with additional geologic information about the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 11/4/2017

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National Parks of the WorldAcadia National Park - Cadilac Mountain

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This is the highest point on the Eastern United States. You can drive right up to the top or take a trail. Winter snows will limit access.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Maine

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 9/14/2018

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National Parks of the WorldAcadia National Park - Bubble Rock

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This feature is a glacial erratic balanced on the edge of a mountain. There is a relatively steep trail that leads up to it from a parking lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Maine

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 11/28/2016

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National Parks of the WorldAbraham Lincoln Birthplace

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Rather small Historic Site, the highlight being a replica of the log cabin Lincoln was born in.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/23/2006

last visited: 7/22/2018

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National Parks of the WorldChattahoochee Wildlife Management Area

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A portion of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest offering 25,000 acres to hunt, hike, fish, camp, bike, ride horses, and view nature. Managed by the US Forest Service & Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/22/2006

last visited: 2/10/2008

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National Parks of the WorldMammoth Cave National Park

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An expansive park, both above (approximately 53,000 acres) and below ground (over 360 miles of mapped cave passage) is classified as a World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/21/2006

last visited: 6/20/1999

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