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Geology


It's all about the geologic features for our National Parks.

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Nature and Wildlife


Are you interested in viewing wildlife during your next outdoors adventure?

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US National Parks


From the east coast to the west coast, north or south, the United States has an abundance of spectacular National Parks to visit.

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Geologic Wonders of the National Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

Geologic Wonders of the National Parks

The National Parks preserve spectacular icons of our nation's geologic heritage and contain some of the world's finest examples of geologic phenomena. From glaciers to barrier islands, from volcanoes to dinosaurs, the parks have it all including arches, canyons, caves, mountains and sand dunes.

Here, we present a list of some premier geologic sites in the National Parks. These memorable sites are too big for any museum and too beautiful to miss. We hope that you will be inspired to seek out a personal geologic experience on your next visit to the world's most magnificent rock collection your National Parks.

America's Natural Geologic Wonders

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National Park Spotlight
Bryce Canyon National Park
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Featured Wildlife
Maine Puffins
Maine Puffins


Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.