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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 WorldYoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada

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This is the east boundary, along the British Columbia - Alberta brder, to Yoho National Park, near Field, British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/6/2011

last visited: 8/5/2014

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National Parks of the WorldThe David Wills House - Gettysburg, PA

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Historic home doubles now as a National Park site/museum at Gettysburg Square, the heart of this Civil War town. Lincoln slept here the night before delivering his now famous Gettysburg Address at the National Cemetery dedication ceremony.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: 4/22/2014

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National Parks of the WorldAoraki/Mount Cook National Park - New Zealand

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Aoraki/Mount Cook was formally established as a national park in 1953.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: 4/4/2013

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National Parks of the WorldNationalpark Timanfaya, Lanzarote, Spain

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Nationalpark Timanfaya, Lanzarote, Spain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi1971

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: 8/26/2004

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National Parks of the WorldGalapagos National Park

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The coordinates fall upon a lava flow that flows east into the Pacific Ocean on Fernandina Island in the Galapagos.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Retired Biologist

location: Ecuador

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 7/8/1987

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National Parks of the WorldLake Chuzenji - Nikko National Park, Japan

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At an altitude of nearly 4,200 feet, Lake Chuzenji is the highest lake in Japan and a major attraction within the greater Nikko National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Tochigi, Japan

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: never

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National Parks of the WorldKegon Falls - Nikko National Park, Japan

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Kegon Falls in Nikko National Park is one of the three tallest water falls in Japan with a height of 97 meters. It's dramatic setting and accessibility also make it one of Japan's most popular.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Tochigi, Japan

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: never

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National Parks of the WorldCapitol Reef National Park - Fruita, UT

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Capitol Reef National Park - One of five National Parks in Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Utah

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 6/2/1987

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National Parks of the WorldSeven Mile Beach National Park - Shoalhaven, NSW

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Seven Mile Beach National Park protects one of the largest remaining areas of natural coastal dune vegetation in the central part of NSW.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 6/9/2011

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National Parks of the WorldJohn Muir National Historic Site - Martinez, CA

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John Muir National Historic site is located in Martinez, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/2/2011

last visited: never

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National Parks of the WorldThe Soldiers National Cemetery - Gettysburg, PA

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Out of necessity perhaps, and posterity, the Gettysburg National Cemetery was created. Today it is a must see location to fully appreciate and understand American History. This is the quintessential Civil War site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/28/2011

last visited: 7/14/2013

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National Parks of the WorldGreat Smoky Mountains National Park - Biosphere Reserve

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recognized as part of the international network of Biosphere REserves as an example of its protection of major ecosystem types and its devotion to conservation of nature and scientific research.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/17/2011

last visited: 4/1/2014

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National Parks of the WorldMoyenne Island in the Ste Anne Marine National Park

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Moyenne Island in the Ste Anne Marine National Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi1971

location: Seychelles

date approved: 3/8/2011

last visited: 2/19/2012

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National Parks of the WorldBialowieza National Park - Poland

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Bialowieza National Park (Bialowieski Park Narodowy) is located in Poland, and it is the last primary compact forest complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja

location: Podlaskie, Poland

date approved: 3/8/2011

last visited: never

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National Parks of the WorldSt. Pierre Island - Curieuse Marine National Park Praslin, Seychelles

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St. Pierre Island - Curieuse National Park bei Praslin, Seychelles

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi1971

location: Seychelles

date approved: 3/4/2011

last visited: 2/19/2012

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National Parks of the WorldPacific Rim National Park, Pachena Bay, British Columbia, Canada

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Pachena Bay is a southern part of the Pacific Rim National Park. It is also the location of a Pacific Rim National Park office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sakidoo

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/1/2011

last visited: 3/6/2011

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National Parks of the WorldFort Smith National Historic Site - Fort Smith, Arkansas

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Fort Smith has a long and diverse history, from a frontier fort established in 1817, to a Confederate fort, finishing its Federal usage as both a court over the Indian Territory and Federal Prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Arkansas

date approved: 2/23/2011

last visited: 9/23/2013

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National Parks of the WorldPetroglyph National Monument - Visitor's Center - Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Petroglyph National Monument protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including volcanoes, archeological sites and an estimated 24,000 carved images.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/5/2011

last visited: 7/11/2012

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National Parks of the WorldPinelands National Reserve - New Jersey

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Pinelands National Reserve is classified as a United States Biosphere Reserve and in 1978 was established by Congress as the country’s first National Reserve. It includes portions of seven southern New Jersey counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: never

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National Parks of the WorldGreat Egg Harbor Scenic and Recreational River - New Jersey

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The 129-mile designated river corridor meanders through 12 municipalities and four counties in southern New Jersey on its way to the Great Egg Harbor Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: never

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National Parks of the WorldNew Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route - Pinelands Interpretation Center - Newport, New Jersey

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The Trail will show you roads less traveled where you can find historic villages, migrating eagles, and boardwalks on miles of sandy beaches. This auto-trail stretches nearly 300 miles along New Jersey’s shore and bays.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: never

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National Parks of the WorldMaurice Scenic and Recreational River - Pinelands Interpretation Center - Newport, New Jersey

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The 35.4 miles of the Maurice River system (which includes Menanatico and Muskee Creeks and the Manumuskin River) travels through five municipalities and two counties in southern New Jersey on its way to the Delaware Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: never

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National Parks of the WorldValley Forge National Historical Park - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

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Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: 12/21/2012

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National Parks of the WorldDeath Valley National Park

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The largest park in the lower 48 states has many unique features to explore. This mark is at one of the southern border crossings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: California

date approved: 1/20/2011

last visited: 4/18/2014

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National Parks of the WorldKillarney National Park - Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland

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Large national park located in southwest Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ireland

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: 7/5/2011

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