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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 »

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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). More »

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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 Pinn... More »

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