Show/HideSearch Criteria: All Waymarks [show search options]
Additional Settings: all dates
Show/HideCategories [hide category]
National Parks of the World
 allows ratings
Description:
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"]
Show/HideWaymarks [hide waymarks]
Currently displaying National Parks of the World

sorted by:

 
Total Records: 649 Page: 1 of 26 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Image for Parque National da Tijuca - Rio de Janeiro, Brazilview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldParque National da Tijuca - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

in National Parks of the World

This large urban national park is found in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

Image for Blue Ridge Parkway - Roanoke VAview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldBlue Ridge Parkway - Roanoke VA

in National Parks of the World

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a National Parkway and All-American Road in the United States, noted for its scenic beauty. The parkway, which is America's longest linear park, runs for 469 miles (755 km) through 29 Virginia and North Carolina counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/29/2022

last visited: 9/26/2022

Image for Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site - Flat Rock NCview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldCarl Sandburg Home National Historic Site - Flat Rock NC

in National Parks of the World

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, located at 81 Carl Sandburg Lane near Hendersonville in the village of Flat Rock, North Carolina, preserves Connemara, the home of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and writer Carl Sandburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/29/2022

last visited: 9/27/2022

Image for Cape Hatteras National Seashore - Buxton NCview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldCape Hatteras National Seashore - Buxton NC

in National Parks of the World

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is a United States national seashore which preserves the portion of the Outer Banks of North Carolina from Bodie Island to Ocracoke Island, stretching over 70 miles, and is managed by the National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/29/2022

last visited: 9/27/2022

Image for Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area - Lovell, WYview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldBighorn Canyon National Recreation Area - Lovell, WY

in National Parks of the World

The vast, wild landscape of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area offers visitors unparalleled opportunities to immerse themselves in the natural world, and experience the wonders of this extraordinary place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2022

last visited: 9/25/2022

Image for Glacier National Park - West Glacier MTview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldGlacier National Park - West Glacier MT

in National Parks of the World

Glacier National Park is an American national park located in northwestern Montana, on the Canada–United States border, adjacent to the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. The park encompasses more than 1 million acres.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Montana

date approved: 9/25/2022

last visited: 9/26/2022

Image for Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site - Deer Lodge MTview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldGrant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site - Deer Lodge MT

in National Parks of the World

The Grant–Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, created in 1972, commemorates the Western cattle industry from its 1850s inception through recent times. The original ranch was established in 1862 by a Canadian fur trader, Johnny Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Montana

date approved: 9/25/2022

last visited: 9/25/2022

Image for Vicksburg National Military Park - Vicksburg MSview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldVicksburg National Military Park - Vicksburg MS

in National Parks of the World

Vicksburg National Military Park is jam-packed with attractions that serve as a testament to the location’s prominent place in American history. More than 1,400 memorial monuments, tablets and markers dot the 1,800-acre park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/25/2022

last visited: 9/25/2022

Image for Tupelo National Battlefield - Tupelo MSview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldTupelo National Battlefield - Tupelo MS

in National Parks of the World

Tupelo National Battlefield commemorates the Battle of Tupelo, also known as the Battle of Harrisburg, fought from July 14 to 15, 1864, near Tupelo, Mississippi during the American Civil War. The Union victory was over Confederate forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2022

last visited: 9/24/2022

Image for Natchez National Historical Park - Natchez MSview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldNatchez National Historical Park - Natchez MS

in National Parks of the World

Natchez National Historical Park commemorates the history of Natchez, Mississippi, and is managed by the National Park Service. The park consists of four separate sites: Fort Rosalie, William Johnson House, Melrose and Forks of the Road Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2022

last visited: 9/23/2022

Image for Natchez Trace Parkway - Tupelo MSview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldNatchez Trace Parkway - Tupelo MS

in National Parks of the World

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a national parkway in the southeastern United States that commemorates the historic Natchez Trace and preserves sections of that original trail. Its central feature is a two-lane road that extends 444 miles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2022

last visited: 9/23/2022

Image for Harry S. Truman National Historic Site - Independence MOview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldHarry S. Truman National Historic Site - Independence MO

in National Parks of the World

The Harry S. Truman National Historic Site preserves the longtime home of Harry S. Truman, the thirty-third president of the United States, as well as other properties associated with him in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/23/2022

last visited: 9/22/2022

Image for Brice's Cross Roads National Battlefield Site - Baldwyn MSview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldBrice's Cross Roads National Battlefield Site - Baldwyn MS

in National Parks of the World

The Battle of Brice's Cross Roads was fought on Friday, June 10, 1864, near Baldwyn, Mississippi, then part of the Confederate States of America. The battle was a victory for the Confederates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2022

last visited: 9/23/2022

Image for Jefferson National Expansion Memorial - St. Louis, MOview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldJefferson National Expansion Memorial - St. Louis, MO

in National Parks of the World

The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial consists of three elements: the Old Courthouse, the Museum of Western Expansion and, of course, the Gateway Arch.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/23/2022

last visited: 9/22/2022

Image for George Washington Carver National Monument - Diamond MOview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldGeorge Washington Carver National Monument - Diamond MO

in National Parks of the World

The national monument was founded on July 14, 1943, by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who dedicated $30,000 to the monument. It was the first national monument dedicated to an African American and first to a non-president.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/21/2022

last visited: 9/21/2022

Image for Grand Portage National Monument - Grand Portage MNview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldGrand Portage National Monument - Grand Portage MN

in National Parks of the World

Grand Portage National Monument is a United States National Monument located on the north shore of Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota that preserves a vital center of fur trade activity and Anishinaabeg Ojibwe heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/21/2022

last visited: 9/20/2022

Image for Pipestone National Monument - Pipestone MNview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldPipestone National Monument - Pipestone MN

in National Parks of the World

The National Monument was established by an act of Congress on August 25, 1937, with the establishing legislation reaffirming the quarrying rights of the Native Americans

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/21/2022

last visited: 9/21/2022

Image for Voyageurs National Park - International Falls, MNview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldVoyageurs National Park - International Falls, MN

in National Parks of the World

Voyageurs National Park is an American national park in northern Minnesota near the city of International Falls established in 1975. The park's name commemorates the voyageurs—French-Canadian fur traders who were the first European settlers here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/21/2022

last visited: 9/21/2022

Image for Pea Ridge National Military Park - Garfield ARview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldPea Ridge National Military Park - Garfield AR

in National Parks of the World

Close to 23,000 soldiers fought at Pea Ridge on March 7 and 8, 1862. Many of the soldiers were from small towns and had never traveled more than twenty miles away from home before they joined the Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Arkansas

date approved: 9/12/2022

last visited: 9/12/2022

Image for River Raisin National Battlefield Park - Monroe, MIview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldRiver Raisin National Battlefield Park - Monroe, MI

in National Parks of the World

On the morning of January 22, 1813, nearly 600 British and Canadians and about 800 Indians attacked the sleeping American soldiers along the River Raisin. Although surprised, the Americans quickly returned fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/6/2022

last visited: 9/6/2022

Image for Onkaparinga River NP - Old Noarlunga, SA, Australiaview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldOnkaparinga River NP - Old Noarlunga, SA, Australia

in National Parks of the World

This National Park is accessed from a sweeping horseshoe bend of the Onkaparinga River, at Old Noarlunga, about 35km south of Adelaide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 8/28/2022

last visited: never

Image for Thomas Stone National Historic Site-Port Tobacco, MDview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldThomas Stone National Historic Site-Port Tobacco, MD

in National Parks of the World

Prior to the Revolutionary War, Thomas Stone led a very comfortable life as a planter and lawyer. After realizing war with Great Britain was inevitable, he risked everything he held dear-life, fortune, and sacred honor-- to safeguard American rights.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2022

last visited: 8/27/2022

Image for Parc national de la Vanoise - Pralognan (Savoie), Franceview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldParc national de la Vanoise - Pralognan (Savoie), France

in National Parks of the World

[FR] La Vanoise est le premier parc national français ; il est créé en 1963. [EN] Vanoise National Park was created in 1963 as the first national park in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 8/28/2022

last visited: never

Image for Piscataway Park - Accokeek MDview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldPiscataway Park - Accokeek MD

in National Parks of the World

Piscataway Park, located 20 miles (32 km) southwest of downtown Washington, D.C., in and around Accokeek, Maryland, protects Marshall Hall, the National Colonial Farm, and the Accokeek Creek Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/25/2022

last visited: 8/24/2022

Image for Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Ferry Hill-Sharpsburg, MDview gallery
Log it!

National Parks of the WorldChesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Ferry Hill-Sharpsburg, MD

in National Parks of the World

Preserving America's early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Ferry Hill, C & O Canal Towpath Lock 38, Mile 72.7.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/20/2022

last visited: 8/20/2022

Total Records: 649 Page: 1 of 26 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Premium Member Downloads: download.GPX Lite File       download.LOC File       download .KML File (Google Earth)