National Parks are one of the great gifts of nature. National Parks are often a designated area of wilderness kept preserve to protect wildlife and biodiversity in the society. This site attracts multiple people around the world leading to explore nature and understand the life around this park. The importance of the park brings many cultures together to experience the recreational activities the Olympic National Park provides. The Olympic National Park is one of the great national parks in the United States. This National Park is one of the top most visited parks in the United States. It continues to show its great features and reasons as a park, World Heritage site, and the many ecosystems it inhabits.
This month my dad and I are visiting five different national treasure national parks. Today my dad and I are visiting Olympic national park. I cannot wait for this park. I heard that it was supposed to be beautiful and trust me it is.
Olympic National Park is a diverse ecosystem with 922,651 acres of wilderness, which include 60 glaciers, 13 rivers, 57 miles of coastline, over 600 miles of hiking trails and the largest herd of Roosevelt elk (Cervus canadensis roosevelti) in America. Olympic National Park ecosystems include subalpine forest, meadows, temperate rain forest, and the Pacific coastline; making this a diverse ecosystem. Because of the variety of elevations climate will vary, during october to march temperature will average “35ᵒF/2ᵒC to 50ᵒF/10ᵒC” and the rest of the year “55ᵒF/13ᵒC to 70ᵒF/21ᵒC” (Grace Lambert). Annual rainfall also varies from the western and the northeast side of the park. The western side of the park is the wettest side with an average
One of the most important aspects of American culture is the long history of conservation that very few countries have, thanks to the National Park Service, which is a Federal institution. The United States possesses some of the bestpreserved landmarks in the world. However, in recent years, the government has proposed budget cuts to the NPS, which will severely limit its ability to properly maintain the parks. Because of the economic and historical
National parks are areas specified by the federal government to preserve the natural environment. They exist for the general public to enjoy, but most importantly, for the preservation of animals. National parks often have a historical or scientific purpose with a special landscape that has been kept in its natural state. The oldest, largest and possibly the most well-known national park in the United States is Yellowstone National Park which protects the scenery, wildlife, geologic and ecological systems for future generations. Yellowstone National Park was reserved due to its geothermal sensations including the collective geothermal, geologic, and hydrologic features and systems along with its underlying volcanic activity that supports them. The park preserves a large and diverse group of land-dwelling, water-dwelling, and microbial life. Natural processes operate in an ecological context which has not been impacted by human change making it a valuable and unique natural preserve.
Yosemite National Park is located in central California in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The amazing views of the National Park were created greatly from glacial activity. It has produced many waterfalls, U-shaped canyons, and the iconic mountain, Half Dome. There are some of the tallest waterfalls in the United States located at the park. Yosemite Falls is one of
The Theodore Roosevelt National Park wasn’t a park in 1901 when Theodore Roosevelt was president. He had been living in this area and he had a love and respect for nature. While he was a President, he protected 230,000,000 acres of land. He did this by creating the first 55 federal wildlife refuges, 150 national forests, 5 national parks, and creating the first 18 national monument sites. Remembering his time spent in this area, he wanted to protect lands. As President, one of his greatest achievements was protecting America’s natural
Today was an exciting day, my family and I went on a trip to the Yellowstone National Park! I was shocked at the history of the park. The park has been around for almost 11,000 years. We had to take a plane because it is located almost in all of Wyoming, but does go into Montana and Idaho, so I got to visit three states. It is one of the United States well known parks and visited by millions, including myself. The tour guide was very helpful in giving us information about the park. The earliest visit recorded was back in the 1800s. The people of Montana did not want development of the land that lead to President Ulysses S. Grant to preserve the land and make it a park. The people refused to have mining and logging to destroy their land.
Starting in the 1800s, many Americans wanted to preserve the beauty of scenic natural wonders. They went to the government and asked them to create something called “national parks.” Responding to these calls, Congress and President Abraham Lincoln put California in charge of taking care of Yosemite during the civil war. The world’s first official national park was Yellowstone when it was created in 1872. Many more parks soon followed. National parks were created “For the benefit and enjoyment of the people” (Theodore Roosevelt). This is true because they have been protected and untouched by humans for anybody to see. There are rules about the use, creation, and conservation of national parks because they should be continued for future
This large amount of people has prompted legislative action to clearly define the park’s borders in 1929, and has also inspired park management programs to protect the
“The human history of the Yellowstone region goes back more than 11,000 years. From then until to the very recent past, many groups of Native Americans used the park as their homes, hunting grounds, and transportation routes. These traditional uses of Yellowstone lands continued until a little over 200 years ago when the first people of European descent found their way into the park. In 1872 a country that had not yet seen its first centennial, established Yellowstone as the first national park in the world. A new concept was born and with it a new way for people to preserve and protect
Our nations incredible 401 National Parks are some of the most iconic places on the face of the earth. From the Grand Canyon to the Great Smoky Mountains our nation's national parks are something we should be proud to have. Lately our National Parks have been under threat from both Environmental and Political issues both putting our National Parks at risk. We need preserve the National Parks for generations to come. The National Parks show the most amazing parts of this great nation, they are the source of billions of dollars in revenue, and they are the home to countless forms of wildlife.
National parks are lands which our great nation were founded upon, and some still contain ancient artifacts of earlier times in our history. In her article, “A Monumental Fight,” Katy Steinmetz points out that tribes of Native Americans believed the Obama should have
Theodore Roosevelt created the National Parks Service in hopes of preserving natural land for future generations. The National Parks Service provides services including land management, fire control, animal populations, air quality, water quality, hiking trails, and campsites.
National parks are a government institution meant to preserve the natural wonders of America’s landscapes. Established as the first national park in the U.S. by Congress in 1872, Yellowstone National Park was intended as “a public park or pleasuring ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.” The Secretary of the Interior, along with other governmental departments like the War Department and the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture later worked to authorize additional national parks and monuments throughout much of the West. President Woodrow Wilson created the National Park Service in 1916, which was responsible for protecting and managing the national parks already created, as well as those yet to be established. Once