The National Parks Conservation Association website provides a list of national parks by state. Visitors can conduct searches alphabetically or by selecting the state of choice from the map of the United States.
As of 2015, there are 59 fully fledged national parks in the United States that are distributed among 27 states and two territories (American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands).
California has the most national parks with nine, followed by Alaska with eight. As of 2015, California is also home to one of the newest national parks in the system: Pinnacles National Park, which was established in 2013.
A few popular national parks in the United States are Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park and Yellowstone National Park. As of 2014, each of these parks had several million visitors. The National Park Service oversees and maintains these and other U
Yellowstone National Park, which was founded in 1872, is the first and oldest national park in the United States' National Park System. In fact, Yellowstone is older than the National Park Service itself, which wasn't established until 1916.
There are 59 National Parks in the United States, including Grand Canyon, Arizona; Badlands, South Dakota; Shenandoah, Virginia; and Zion, Utah. Yellowstone in Wyoming-Montana-Idaho and Yosemite in California are popular with visitors.
The list of national parks in California includes the Channel Islands National Park, Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Kings Canyon National Park and Lassen Volcanic National Park. There is also Pinnacles National Park, Redwood National and State Parks, Sequoia National Park and
U.S. national parks, run by the National Parks Service, protect the landscape and provide outdoor recreation in selected areas across the United States. President Ulysses S. Grant made Yosemite, already a protected area, the first national park in 1872. Other popular national parks include Yellowsto
The National Park Service, a federal bureau in the Department of the Interior, manages all of the national parks in the United States. Common administration of the country's national parks did not exist until President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the National Park System Organic Act of 1916.
The U.S. Mint provides a list of all the national parks featured in the America-the-Beautiful quarter set scheduled to run from 2010 to 2021. The initial 2010 list included Hot Springs National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Mt. Hood National