A Tour of U.S. National Parks - FamilyEducation

A Tour of U.S. National Parks

The U.S. National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, by President Woodrow Wilson. In 1872, Yellowstone National Park became the first national park established in the United States and the world. The U.S. National Park System today comprises 379 areas, totaling more than 84 million acres. Follow this slideshow to learn more about some of the National Parks within the United States.
by  Elizabeth Olson<br>Photographs by Carol M. Highsmith
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