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The Ultimate National Parks Near Las Vegas Quiz
by Staff
Las Vegas, Nevada, is famous for its casinos, its great shows, and its sinful ways -- not where you would choose to go to enjoy nature, or even to be outdoors! But did you know that Vegas is near a number of beautiful national parks that put on some spectacular natural shows? Take our quiz to learn about 13 different national parks near Las Vegas.

Which park is next to Sequoia National Park?

  • Central Park
  • Great Basin National Park
  • Kings Canyon National Park

In which state are Sequoia and Kings Canyon?

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Utah

What is the main thing people go to see at Sequoia and Kings Canyon Parks?

  • water falls
  • huge trees
  • gold mines

Which are the names of the two rivers that run through Yosemite National Park?

  • Tuolumne and Merced
  • Mirror and Lyell
  • Bridal Vail and Wawona

To which species does the Joshua Tree belong?

  • cedar
  • sequoia
  • yucca

Approximately how far from Las Vegas is Death Valley?

  • 10 miles
  • 100 miles
  • 1,000 miles

How far below sea level is Death Valley?

  • 82 feet
  • 182 feet
  • 282 feet

What is the highest recorded temperature in Death Valley?

  • 134 degrees
  • 154 degrees
  • 174 degrees

Which Native American tribe built Canyon de Chelly?

  • Cherokee
  • Pueblo
  • Navaho

How large is the Petrified Forest?

  • 900 acres
  • 9,000 acres
  • 90,000 acres

What world famous geographic site is located in Arizona, directly east of Las Vegas?

  • Bryce Canyon
  • Canyonlands National Park
  • Grand Canyon

Lehman Caves are located in which national park?

  • Grand Canyon
  • Great Basin
  • Glacier Bay

How tall is Lexington Arch?

  • two stories tall
  • four stories tall
  • six stories tall

What is the lowest elevation of Capitol Reef National Park?

  • sea level
  • 1,900 feet
  • 3,900 feet

What's the highest elevation of Capitol Reef?

  • 4,000 feet
  • 8,000 feet
  • 12,000 feet

How far is Capitol Reef from Las Vegas?

  • 200 miles
  • 400 miles
  • 600 miles

What caused Bryce Canyon to develop?

  • earthquakes
  • erosion
  • tornados

How large is Bryce Canyon National Park?

  • 56 square miles
  • 560 square miles
  • 5,600 square miles

How far from Las Vegas is Zion National Park?

  • 50 miles
  • 150 miles
  • 250 miles

In which state is Zion Park?

  • California
  • Nevada
  • Utah