The founding fathers of the United States got it right. Set aside huge areas of the most beautiful parts of the country and deem them national parks. Since then, other nations have done the same in the name of preserving our planet's natural wonders.
What was the first U.S. national park?
Which U.S. president was the most instrumental in the creation of national parks?
What country followed America's lead first in creating its own national park?
Which department oversees the U.S. National Parks Service?
U.S. Wildlife Service
Fish and Game Commission
Department of the Interior
What's the only U.S. state that does not have a national park?
How many paid employees are there in the U.S. national park system?
How many volunteers work in the U.S. national park system?
How many visitors hit up U.S. national parks each year?
More than 270,000,000
Less than 180,000,000
Between 190,000,000 and 200,000,000
What's the largest U.S. national park?
Wrangell St. Elias
How small is the smallest national park in the United States?