National parks exist to preserve the natural environment and provide a chance to see both historic and natural sites for years to come. National parks can include landmarks, historic sites and large tracts of undeveloped... More » Science Environmental Science Conservation

Yellowstone National Park is a large national park in the United States, located in the most northwestern part of Wyoming. It has a total area of over 3,400 square miles, which is approximately 9,000 square kilometers. More » Geography United States The West

The National Park System was established on Aug. 25, 1916, by Woodrow Wilson, with the creation of the National Park Service. The act he signed created a federal bureau tasked with protecting and maintaining national par... More » History Modern History
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