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U.S. National Parks at 100

Making Memories in America's Vacationlands

Picture yourself here . . .

Acadia National Park

In Maine, established in 1916

Arches National Park

In Utah, established in 1929

Badlands National Park

In South Dakota, established in 1939

Big Bend National Park

In Texas, established in 1933

Biscayne National Park

In Florida, established in 1980

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

In Colorado, established in 1999

More info about the national parks

More info about the national cemeteries

One of the special functions of the National Park Service is to maintain burial sites of historical significance to America.

More info about the U.S. natural areas

Did you know we had a national cultural area?

The great centennial: It's a party, and you're invited!

Which one of the following U.S. national parks would you most like to visit?
Biscayne: 2 votes (4%)
Denali: 13 votes (26%)
Everglades: 2 votes (4%)
Grand Canyon: 5 votes (10%)
Sequoia: 12 votes (24%)
Yellowstone: 16 votes (32%)
Total Votes: 50

1906 to 1915: Intersecting with Native America

1916 to 1932: Organizing the vision

1964 to present: Building the future