The United States has 63 defended areas. These 63 areas known as national parks in The USA are operated by the national park service. It’s a department of the interior. National parks must be established by a law of the United States Congress. A bill forming the first national park, Yellowstone, was signed within the law by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, repeated by Mackinac National Park in 1875 (decommissioned in 1895), and then Rock Creek Park (later merged into National Capital Parks), Sequoia and Yosemite in 1890. The Organic law of 1916 created the National Park Service “to protect the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the entertainment of future generations.
National parks are decorated by knowing their natural beauty, unique geological features. It’s also designated for its diverse ecosystems and recreational opportunities. On the other hand, National monuments are chosen for their historical or archaeological significance. According to law, all park is equal but the USA national park has a big difference. Hunting and extractive activities are prohibited in this national park. There are 14 national parks that are designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites (WHS). Also, the 21 national parks are named UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BR). But the 8 national parks include both programs. 8 national parks (inclusive of six in Alaska) are paired with a national conserve.
The areas of this park with different levels of protection. These parks are observing together but considered separate units. USA national parks are sufficient in thirty states as well as the territories of American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands. There are nine national parks in California and eight in Alaska. Five national parks in Utah and also four national parks in Colorado. Wrangell–St. Elias in Alaska is the largest national park. It is larger than each of the nine smallest states at over 8 million acres. Alaska has also the next three largest national parks and the smallest park is Gateway Arch National Park, Missouri. These areas are about 192.83 acres (0.7804 km2). More than 52.2 million acres of the area are protected by the law of national parks approximately.
These areas are about 192.83 acres (0.7804 km2). More than 52.2 million acres of the area are protected by the law of national parks approximately. This area important for an average of 829 thousand acres but a median of only 208 thousand acres.
Recent Information for This National Parks
In the year of 2017 breakout, all the record of visitation more than 84 million people visit these national parks. In 2018 again increase the percents by 0.1%. Can you imagine that how much increase the number of travelers in these national parks? So why do you late to visit this place, I don’t know.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee is the most visited national park in 2017 with over 11.3 million visitors are visited this year. Arizona’s Grand Canyon is the second in the percentage of visitors. More than 6.2 million visitors are visited Grand Canyon National Park in 2017. Opposite a piece of strange information is only 11,177 people who visited the remote Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve in Alaska in the same year.
Many recent national parks had been earlier defended as national monuments by the president under the Antiquities Act before being redesigned by Congress or as other designations created by Congress; In this time Samoa national park is another popular park in the USA. Some elderly national parks no longer designated as such. There are some national parks that have been disbanded forever. Other units of the National Park Service while extensively mention as national parks within the National Park System do not hold the formal designation in their title
When you make a plan for the visit to American national parks, you must be a list which place you want to visit. In my opinion and most visited place is the top list in below
Best National Park in The USA You Should Visit :
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Grand Canyon *
Wrangell–St. Elias *
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