National Parks

The United States has 59 designated national parks and 342 other sites, including national monuments and memorials, that fall under the National Park Service, created by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916. The first national park was Yellowstone National Park, created in 1872. For pictures, news and information on national parks, read below.
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Keeping Bears Away From Humans Works -- In Some Places
bears, conservation, national parks
March 13th, 2014
Hot dogs and donuts and bears, oh my!
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Shutdown Caused National Park Visits to Drop
places to disconnect
March 10th, 2014
Thanks to the government shutdown and Hurricane Sandy, America's national parks saw a three percent drop in visitors last year from 2012.
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