Get to Know Your National Park System
This index is a complete administrative listing of the National Park System’s areas and related areas, including historical documentation to distinguish between the types of National Park Service sites. It has been revised to reflect congressional actions. The entries, grouped by state, include administrative addresses and phone numbers, dates of authorization and establishment, boundary change dates, acreages, website addresses, and brief statements explaining the areas’ national significance. PLEASE NOTE: This book is not intended as a guide for park visitors.
Table of Contents
National Park System
Nomenclature of Park System Areas
Designation of Wilderness Areas
Parks in the Nation’s Capital
Maps of the National Park System
Listing of National Park System
Areas by State
National Heritage Areas
National Wild and Scenic Rivers System
National Trails System
Previous edition volume for research and comparison, The National Parks: Index 2009-2011 is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/024-005-01269-9
Other products produced by the National Park Service can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/222
Audience: This resource should provide beneficial information to historians, especially State historians. Based on the historical value of content contained in this volume, public, academic, special, and state libraries should have a copy of this resource in their historical reference collections.
Keywords: national parks, national park service, national park history, national park system, nps, NPS, national trails, listing of national parks
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