The beauty of America's national parks
• The beauty of America's national parks
With these pictures you can feel the grandeur and the amazing atmosphere of grandeur and beauty, which are endowed with all US national parks.
One of the most popular and recognizable US parks is the gorge, which eventually formed as a result eroding activity of the Colorado River, 1600-meter gorge - Grand Canyon. Between north and south edge of the gorge is located 16 km canyon. Admire the incredible beauty here about 5 million tourists come each year.
is striking for its beauty and the highest mountain on the Atlantic coast of the US, which is located in Acadia National Park in Maine. Air temperature can here range from 7 to 30 ° C in summer and from -1 to 21C in spring or autumn.
attracts tourists and surrounded by yellowing aspens Bear Lake, and so is one of the main attractions of the Rocky Mountain Park in Colorado.
attracts with its beauty, because of the rich deposits of mineral resources and the Badlands National Park in South Dakota. Travelers are not confused even severe local climate, for winter temperatures can reach - 40 ° C and in summer - intolerable + 47 ° C.
The amazing beauty of waterfalls, picturesque valleys, meadows and huge sequoias attract those wishing to enjoy all that Yosemite National Park.
The National Park North Cascades National Park is characterized by a very diverse nature: the high mountains and deep valleys, and unusual waterfalls, and hundreds of glaciers - all these delights the visitors.
These deep red canyons, towering cliffs, mesas, rolling hills and massive monoliths fascinate and glorify this park in southern Utah.
The National "Redwood" park in northern California, was founded in 1968 and is known for its huge trees and unforgettable views of wildlife.
This park in 1936 was declared a national monument, and later in 1994 received the status of a national park. Geographically, the park Joshua Tree is located in the south-eastern California and is known for the ability to entertain outdoor enthusiasts hiking trails, mountain biking or rock climbing.
The area of the National Park Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 2108 square kilometers at an altitude from 240 to 2 thousand meters above sea level and is located in the southern Appalachians. This fact makes possible sudden temperature swings in the park, however, the region is characterized by mild winters and hot humid summers.
Amazing sandstone arches, of which there are about 2,000 make known and visited Arches National Park. Park climatic features are temperature differences: above 38 ° C - summer and below 0 ° C - in winter time.
Dawn at a height of more than 3 thousand meters in Haleakala National Park on Maui, Hawaii, under favorable weather conditions, standing on the top, you can see three other Hawaiian islands.
This park is the first US national park. Yellowstone Park, founded in 1872, is located on the territory of the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Here you can find grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk. Also on the territory of Yellowstone National Park is famous all over the world geyser "Old Faithful" and other geothermal sources.
The presence of the beautiful scenery, ecosystem diversity, glaciers and rain forests, known National Park Mount Rainier located in Washington State.
"Hawaiian Volcano" National Park is known for two of the most active volcanoes in the world, which are on its territory. Because of this, in 1980 the National Park was granted the status of International Biosphere Reserve, and in 1987 was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Everglades National Park - is the largest international biosphere reserve with subtropical nature in the United States belonging to the number of wetlands, which is of international importance. Besides the Everglades is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Glacier National Park is known for its glaciers, forests, alpine meadows and picturesque lakes. Also, the park extends 1,100 km hiking trails, on the path which can be opened such fine views from the top of Grinnell Glacier.
With its unique geological structures, called "hoodoos," National Park Bryce Canyon, located in the southwest of Utah, is known worldwide.
A powerful volcanic eruption of Mount Mazama 7700 years ago was the formation of Crater Lake, which is located in southern Oregon. This lake is one of the deepest in the world - and its maximum depth is 594 meters.
Olympic National Park in Washington State is known for its beaches on the Pacific coast covered by glaciers peaks. However, this characteristic of the park and is quickly replaced by the weather: rain, wind and snow can catch on the road at any time of the year.
Giant Sequoia in Sequoia National Park in California. Sequoias are the largest trees on the planet. Age of the oldest of the famous redwoods has about 3500 years.
The area of the Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is 25 thousand square kilometers. On its territory is located the top of Mount McKinley - the highest mountain in North America. Many tourists come to the national park to see moose, caribou, tonkorogih sheep, wolves and grizzly bears.
Death Valley National Park is located on an area of 13,518 square kilometers. In 1849, gold miners group entered the valley, believing that through it goes the shortest route to California. Travelers nearly died until overcame this arid region, so they called this place "the Valley of Death." In 1880, the mining companies who were looking for gold, silver and borax, pushed out of the valley of the indigenous population.
Bison graze in the National Park Wind Cave in South Dakota. By the end of the 1800s, the white hunters killed millions of bison, and this kind of on the verge of extinction. Thanks to the efforts of environmentalists are now the number of bison has increased to 250 thousand.
Autumn scenery of Shenandoah National Park fascinate and amaze tourists from all over the world with its beauty.