US National Parks Reserves and Monuments

Parent Category: Travel & Places
This category is for questions about National Parks of the United States and the agencies that manage them. Questions should address a specific park or agency.
The monument represents more than just four great presidents,McGee-Ballinger said. It's a theme of the nation's history andunity. Washington represents the nation's founding. Jefferson, whocompleted the Louisiana Purchase, represents expansion. Lincolnsymbolizes preservation. And Roosevelt...
It represents the founding, the expansion, the development, and the preservation of our country. As well as some of the biggest contributors to this country. It also pays tribute to four of our Founding fathers, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham lincoln. They are...
The construction of Mt. Rushmore took 14 years.
The purpose of the memorial is tocommunicate the Money that was coming in, expansion, preservation,and unification of the United States with colossal statues ofWashington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Copy rights Aaron Mike
It's been a few years, but it is certainly worth the effort. A stayat Old Faithful is also exciting, but they don't open the mainlodge.
375.5 Miles from Miles city to West Yellowstone
The number of states in the US or Union, when he was shot.
I would suggest Discover Yosemite OR Yosemite Valley Floor Tour
The national parks in Mississippi are Brices Cross Roads NationalBattlefield Site, Natchez National Historical Park, Shiloh NationalMilitary Park and Tupelo National Battlefield.
The most famous mountains located in the region of Turkey are theArarat Range. They are biblically famous for being the spot whereNoah's Ark may have come to rest.
Half Dome is approximately 8,839 feet high and surprisingly isn'tthe highest part of the park. Despite it not being the highest, itis one of the park's most famous features and attracts hundreds ifnot thousands of climbers and hikers who attempt to summit it eachyear.
Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory.
The St. Louis Arch is a hologram. The Hologram projects 660 feet. The St.Louis arch is not a hologram. It is made of stainless steel and stands 630 feet tall. It is the nations tallest monument. The Statue of Liberty however is a hologram and special glasses must be worn to see it.
Motorstorm Monument Valley and Motorstorm Pacific Rift are two different games! You can't play them both at the same time! If you're asking about the microbadge, you just have to play Motorstorm Monument Valley. If you haven't got it, you can ask a friend who has it to give you the microbadge.
An example of parasitism in Yellowstone is when parasites enter through a bison from a tick or flea bite, therefore the parasite is taking advantage of the bison while the bison is harmed. An example of mutualism are birds resting on bison also eat the ticks in its coat, therefore the birds in the...
Yes, there was too many moose that were eating too much of thefood.
Old Faithful is the most famous.
If you haven't been there, I would definitely go there if you getthe opportunity. Besides the beautiful terrain, and the vastmountain range, it has many cute shops and wonderful restaurants.
I am currently a senior in high school and I will be turning 18 ina few months. And after I graduate my dream job is to travel theworld and just live life. Any advice on good jobs I could lookinto?
Because of its length and history it has become the most famous highway in America.
Grizzly and black bears are the two main bears at Yellowstone. Theylook for something to eat, mate, and roam the park. There areapproximately 200 grizzly and 1,000 blacks.
Mt McKinley is 20,320 feet and Mt Whitney is 14,495 feet inaltitude.
It adapts to its surondings by eating and getting the things they need
The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490km)historic east-west, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trailthat connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
The United States has 23 world heritage sites including the Statueof Liberty, Everglades, Carlsbad Caverns, and Yellowstone.
People brought food, water, weapons, blankets, and clothing withthem.
Arlington House "Arlington House is uniquely associated with the families of Washington, Custis, and Lee for it was built by George Washington Park Custis. After his father died, young Custis was raised by his grandmother and her second husband, George Washington at Mount Vernon. Custis, a...
The guard is changed every 30 minutes during the summer, every hourduring the winter and every two hours when the tomb is not open.
In national parks it serves many functions from groundwater to hiding electrical lines to make the parks more appealing
Granite and the souls of natives. 'MERICA
Its been built since 1922 so its been built for 88 years
This is only my opinion, but I think that we were!
The rate of weathering if a granite monument is placed outside for 200 years in a cool dry climate would be slow .
Calcite rather than limestone - the crystalline version ofcalcium carbonate which is limestone's primary constituent. Howeverit is only being deposited in speleothems (stalactites andstalagmites). . . . Elsewhere in the cave, limestone is being removed, notdeposited, by any stream(s) still flowing...
The English Garden in Munich, Germany is the larges city park inEurope with different activities that people can engage with.Another famous garden in Germany is the Chinese Tower with livebands may play in the garden and people can visit the beer garden.
The creation of the pyramids were from the orders of King Sneferuand they had two failed pyramid construction before the third wasbuilt perfectly which was called the Red pyramid (first truepyramid). The first pyramid that was built was the Medium and thesecond was called Bent pyramid.
Re-numbered system-wide.
In 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill to grant the Yosemite Valley to the State of California to set it aside for recreation and public use. It was the first time the federal government had protected scenic land for the public's enjoyment. In 1916 when the National Park Service was...
Average Temperatures (Fahrenheit) and Precipitation (inches) SOUTH RIM NORTH RIM INNER CANYON . MONTH MAX° MIN° PRECIP MAX° MIN° PRECIP MAX° MIN° PRECIP JAN 41 18 1.32" 37 16 3.17" 56 36 .68" FEB 45 21 1.55" 39 18 3.22" 62 42 .75" MAR 51 25 1.38" 44 21 2.63" 71 48 .79"...
Grant's birth name was "Hiram Ulysses Grant." When Grant was nominated for West Point, the application was made in the name of "Ulysses S. Grant" (nobody knows why this mistake was made). Grant adopted this name while at West Point, and was given the nickname "Sam" (U.S. = "Uncle Sam"). His mother's...
The standard entrance fee is $25 for a vehicle with up to 4 adults (15 or older). The entrance pass is also valid for nearby Grand Teton National Park.. You may also purchase an annual pass for all the US National Parks, US Forest Service, and BLM lands for $80.
When Yellowstone was created in 1872, many in Congress were skeptical of the entire idea of national parks. But, these skeptics were convinced to create the nation's first national park, in part, by the promise that no budget would be necessary to run it. Park proponents believed that enough funds...
Lincoln freed the slaves, Jefferson is credited as the author ofthe declaration of independence, Washington was the first presidentand led the early colonial army, and Roosevelt provided leadershipduring rapid economic growth.
Its because of the super volcano under Yellowstone park
it is so cool. there are little bubbles before it and then a hugeeruption. it goes higher than the cliff behind it. kids can takeprograms with real forest rangers to learn more, and become juniorrangers and get a patch!
The wagon was called a Conestoga wagon or a prairie schooner.
im not sure, but the original sculptor was Gutzon Borglum.
Northern France, southeast of Paris.
The Titanic sank after hitting a glacier in the Atlantic ocean (it was the captains fault ) a sentence with the word
Yes you can, you may restricted to certain areas of the park, the service attendant will be able to direct you to the proper location.
The trail was made from 1811-1840 but was mostly usedstarting in 1836 but was not heavily used until the 1840s.
The arch located at 100 Washington Ave, St Louis, MO 63102, US iscalled the 'Gateway Arch'. The monument construction started on the12th of February in 1963 and it was opened on October 28, 1965.
The damming of Hetch Hetchy was the one time in American historywhen a single municipality (San Francisco) was allowed to develop anational park (Yosemite) for their own purposes to the exclusion ofall Americans. It is often described as the "birth of the modernconservation movement" and is far more...
About 3,600 square kilometers.
The Hopkinson Flag The design of the first Official "Stars and Stripes" is credited to Francis Hopkinson, a Congressman from New Jersey, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. His design had the thirteen stars arranged in a "staggered" pattern. Although there is no original example...
The oregon trail was a voluntary expedition, but the trail of tears was a forceful act placed by the us government.
Lying in the heart of the Lowveld is a wildlife sanctuary like no other, its atmosphere so unique that it allows those who enter its vastness to immerse themselves in the unpredictability and endless wilderness that is the true quality of Africa. The largest game reserve in South Africa, the ...
Three presidential memorials are: the Washington Monument, theLincoln Memorial, and the Jefferson Memorial. There is also afourth memorial for Franklin Roosevelt, his memorial is has theonly presidential pet to be memorialized.
The canyons in Badlands National Park in South Dakota were formedby the depostion of layers composed of tiny grains of sedimentssuch as sand, silt, and clay, and then by erosion when the CheyenneRiver captured streams and rivers flowing from the Black Hills intothe Badlands region.
Hoosier National Forest. There are no National Parks in Indiana though there is George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
This is, of course, the paradox of the National Park Service "to protect the scenery, wildlife," etc. and to "provide for the enjoyment of the same." In general, we do this by limiting impacts in every possible case - visual, noise, or physical. When plans are being made to build anything new or...
The Grand Canyon was first inhabited by the Paleo Indians. That was about 11,000 years ago. White settlers first set eyes on The Grand C anion in 1540
There is an astounding diversity of wildlife in Serengeti. It is truly mind-boggling to see. There are the standards such as lions, cheetahs, leopards, warthogs, zebras, wildebeest (gnu), giraffes, elephants, gazelles, dik diks, crocodiles, and hippopotamus. But there are many, many more reptiles...
The cost varies on many factors including the size of the park, the management goals and the responsibilities of the park to the law, projects such as repairs or construction, and the number of visitors. The National Park Service, which operates over 390 units, had a budget of $2.5 Billion in fiscal...
they direct it to a specially made marsh they direct it to a specially made marsh
Yellow Stone National Park is located in Wyoming
There was some beautiful scenery along the way and the finaldestination was worth it.
im soooooo sexy it hurts . Answer . To be faithful is to be filled with faith or trust. Religions have been made on this question. Faith is usually gained by paying attention to the perfection on beauty or sychronicity in a thing. When this outweighs the negative, faith develops.. If you are...
Thomas Jefferson you have got to be kidding me!
Carlsbad Caverns may be found near the city of Carlsbad in NewMexico.
No one lives on Mount Rushmore if you are referring to how manyheads are on the mountain there are four.
The statue is actually replicated from a photograph that was taken of an actual scene.
The scale is the name of the tool on a map that shows distances.This is usually expressed as a ratio and usually gives the actualdistance represented by a centimeter of an inch on the map.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were: The Great Pyramid at Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis, the Statue of Zeus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. .
The meaning of the name "Kaukauna" has been variously explained over the years. Dr. Herbert B. Tanner writes the following in his booklet, The History of the Streets of Kaukauna:. "The word Kaukauna is unique among names for there is no other like it. The bureau of ethnology in Washington gives it...
The top 19 are Methodist Temple in Chicago,Statue of Liberty in New York,Tower Bridge in London,Stonehenge in Wiltshire,Eiffel Tower in Paris,Royal Palace in Madrid,Leaning Tower in Pisa,Colosseum in Rome,Acropolis in Athens,Kremlin Square in Moscow,Giza Pyramid & Great Sphinx in Cairo,Bazar Old...
The same it was when it was first built, its granite it doesn'tchange much.