NATIONAL PARKS & MONUMENTS USA — my personal visits
 

 
a web page by Don Roberson
 
 
NATIONAL PARKS
by chronological order of first visit
 
 
Order
of
visits
Park

State

Photo
Visits [photo]
1
Yosemite NP

CA

~ Jul 59 and often annually thereafter, with visits in all months

Bridal Veil Falls in spring (Apr 93)

2
Sequoia NP

CA

Aug 63, Jun 97

Marble Fork, Kaweah River (Jun 97)

3
Kings Canyon NP

CA

Aug 63, May 02

General Grant Grove (May 02)

4
Redwood NP

CA

July 65, Apr 78

Elk at Gold Bluff (Apr 78)

5

Death Valley NP

initial visits as Death Valley NM

CA
NV

May 67

Badwater (Jun 97)

6

Joshua Tree NP

initial visits as Joshua Tree NM

CA

Jun 67, Jul 70, Jul 73

Jumbo Rocks (Jul 70)

7

Saguaro NP

initial visit as Saguaro NM

AZ

Jun 67, Jun 71

flowering Saguaro (Jun 71)

8
Mammoth Cave NP

KY

Jun 67

Stalactites inside Mammoth Cave (Jun 67)

9
Great Smoky Mountains NP

NC
TN

Jun 67

my sister & I at Great Smokies viewpoint (ph by my father, Jun 67)

10
Grand Tetons NP

WY

Jul 67, Jul 72

Grand Tetons (Jul 72)

11
Yellowstone NP

WY
MT
ID

Jul 67, Aug 72

Old Faithful Geyser in distance with viewscape

12
Lassen Volcanic NP
CA

Aug 67,
Aug 01

Lassen Peak from Lake Helen (Aug 01)

13
Grand Canyon NP

AZ

Jul 68, Nov 04

Moran Pt. (Nov 04)

14
Zion NP
UT

Jul 68, Mar 08

Kolub Canyon (Mar 08)

15
Bryce Canyon NP
UT

Jul 68, Mar 08

Bryce Pt. view (Mar 08)

16
Arches NP

UT

 

Jul 68, Mar 08

view of Delicate Arch from distance (Mar 08)

17
Petrified Forest NP
AZ

Jun 71

panorama with petrified log (Jun 71)

18
Carlsbad Caverns NP

NM

Jun 72

visited cave but apparently took no photos back in the era of slides with no flash; this shot is © Lee Ruk from Wikipedia. [I need to a return visit.]

19
Big Bend NP

TX

Jun 72

mesa at sunset (Jun 72)

20
Rocky Mountains NP

CO

Aug 72

Rocky Mountains from Trail Ridge Rd (Aug 72)

21
Pinnacles NP
CA

May 73, Mar 15

view from west side,
Pinnacles (Mar 15)

22
Acadia NP

ME

Jul 73, Jun 07

east shore Acadia NP
(Jun 07)

23
Badlands NP

SD

Jul 73

View of badlands (Jul 73)

24
Wind Cave NP

SD

Jul 73, Jun 98

Bison at Wind Cave NP
(Jun 98)

25
Glacier NP

MT

Jun 74

Gunsight Mt. (Jun 74)

26
Mt. Rainier NP

WA

Jul 74

Mt. Rainier (Jul 74)

27
Olympic NP

WA

Jul 74

Pacific shore, Olympia NP (Jul 74)

28
Crater Lake NP

OR

Jul 74, Jun 15

Crater Lake with Wizard I. (Jun 15)

29
Channel Islands NP

CA

Sep 74, May 75

Santa Barbara I. (Sep 75)

30
Haleakala NP
HI

 

Sep 78, Dec 11, Mar 15

Haleakala Crater with fog (Mar 15)

31
Virgin Islands NP
V.I.

Aug 79

Francis Bay (Aug 79)

32
Denali NP

AK

Jun 80, Jul 11

Mt. McKinley / Denali on a rare clear morning
(Jul 11)

33
Dry Tortugas NP

FL

May 81, May, Apr 00

inside Ft. Jefferson
(May 81)

34
Everglades NP

FL

May 81, Jan 99

American Crocodile in Everglades (Jan 99)

35
Hawaii Volcanoes NP

HI

Aug 89, Dec 11

Kilauea Volcano (Dec 11)

35
Theodore Roosevelt NP

ND

Jun 98

'Badlands' at T. Roosevelt NP (Jun 98)

36
Mesa Verde NP

CO

Apr 04

Spruce Tree House
ruin (Apr 04)

37
Great Sand Dunes NP

CO

Apr 04

Great Sand Dune with mountain range (Apr 04)

38
Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP

CO

Apr 04

view from west end (Apr 04)

39
Capital Reef NP

UT

Mar 08

Chimney Rock (Mar 08)

41
Canyonlands NP

UT

Mar 08

Green River view with afternoon thunderstorm
(Mar 08)

42
Shenandoah NP
VA

Jun 09

view from Skyline Drive
(Jun 09)

43
Katmai NP

AK

Jun 11

Brown Bear with salmon at Brooks Falls (Jun 11)

44
Kenai Fjords NP

AK

Jul 11

Aialak Glacier from
boat (Jul 11)

45
North Cascade NP

WA

Jul 11

view of North Cascades
(Jul 11)

46
Cuyahoga Valley NP
OH

Jun 17

Everett Road covered bridge (Jun 17)

47
Isle Royale NP
MI

Jun 17

Rock of Ages lighthouse with Isle Royale in distance (Jun 17)

48
Voyageurs NP
MN

Jun 17

forest with beaver pond
(Jun 17)

 
     
 
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