Index of the National Park System and affiliated areas as of January 1, 1975.

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National parks and reserves -- United States -- Directo
LC ClassificationsE160 .U642 1975
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Pagination134 p.
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Open LibraryOL22336313M
LC Control Number75602868

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National Park Service.]. The National Park System of the United States is the collection of physical properties owned or administered by the National Park collection includes all national parks and most national monuments, as well as several other types of protected areas of the United States.

As of Januarythere are units of the National Park System. The National Park System has since expanded to units (often referred to as parks), more than related areas, and numerous programs that assist in conserving the nation's natural and cultural heritage for the benefit of current and future generations.

the Index, one additional affiliated area has been established (Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield, P.L. International Peace Garden is recognized as a National Park System affiliated area by virtue of federal funding authorized in the Acts of Octo ; J. Albright, Origins of National Park Service Administration of Historic Sites (Philadelphia: Eastern National Park and Monument Association, ), pp.

Index of the National Park System and Affiliated Areas as of January 1, (Washington: National Park Service, ), p. The Official Units of the National Park System of the United States is the collection of physical properties owned or administered by the National Park Service.

As of Feb.there Index of the National Park System and affiliated areas as of January 1 official units of the National Park System; however, this number can be example, Denali National Park and Preserve are counted as two units, since the same name applies to a national park.

5. The National Park System and greenways The stereotypical image of a national park in the USA is that of a natural landscape of outstanding beauty and great extent spatially.

In actuality, however, this description is appropriate for considerably less than one-half of the areas that make up the National Park System. National Recreation Areas. National Rivers.

National Wild and Scenic Rivers and Riverways. National Scenic Trails. National Seashores. Other Designations. 11 Total Units Related Areas Total Designations. Affiliated Areas.

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National Heritage Areas. National Trails System. National Wild. National memorial is a designation in the United States for an officially recognized area that memorializes a historic person or event. As of May the National Park Service (NPS), an agency of the Department of the Interior, owns and administers thirty memorials as official units and provides assistance for five more, known as affiliated areas, that are operated by other organizations.

This Month's National Park Getaway. Take a virtual trip to the US Virgin Islands to explore history and nature above and under water at Buck Island Reef National Monument. Telling the Stories of All.

Discover stories and places that tell the contributions of the. The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

It was created on Augby Congress through the National Park Service Organic Act and is an agency of the United States Department of the Interior.

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The NHL Thematic framework "is used to show the extent to which units and cultural resources of the National Park System, affiliated areas, and National Historic Landmarks reflect the nation's past." Thus, it may by used to capably and efficiently guide analysis, classification, and assessment of historic properties of potential national.

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National Parks, published to coincide with the National Parks Service’s centennial The National Parks of the United States is a stunning tribute to some of the most spectacular and diverse scenery in the world.

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National park system and affiliated areas: regions, regional offices, & areas, [United States. Department of the Interior.; United States. National Park Service.]. [ The Index: National Park System and Affiliated Areas as of J is a small booklet that briefly gives a chronological narrative of the development and scope of the Park Service and then lists by state each of the sites then in the system.

It, too, is dated because of the phenomenal growth under the Carter Administration. This publication, widely referred to "the Red Book” because of its distinctive red cover, is the official index of the National Park Service.

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It consists of pages presenting a comprehensive administrative listing of the National Park System’s parks, affiliated areas, national heritage areas, wild & scenic rivers, and national trails. The "Passport to Your National Parks" program was created by Eastern National Parks Association (EN) and launched in EN provides passport cancellation stampers to sites administered by the U.

National Park Service (NPS), NPS affiliated sites, national heritage areas, and national trails. Pinnacles National Park is an American national park protecting a mountainous area located east of the Salinas Valley in Central California, about five miles ( km) east of Soledad and 80 miles ( km) southeast of San park's namesakes are the eroded leftovers of the western half of an extinct volcano that has moved miles ( km) from its original location on the San Andreas.

The United States has 61 protected areas known as national parks that are operated by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the al parks must be established by an act of the United States Congress.A bill creating the first national park, Yellowstone, was signed into law by President Ulysses S.

Grant infollowed by Mackinac National Park in National Capital Parks-East (NACE) is an administrative grouping of multiple National Park Service sites east of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., and in the state of Maryland. OTHER NATIONAL SITES. Michigan is also home to an “affiliated” area that preserve significant properties outside the National Park System: Photo: St Ignace Marina.

Father Marquette National Memorial pays tribute to the life and work of Father Jacques Marquette, French priest and explorer. It is located in Straits State Park near St. Ignace.

One goal was to transfer the national military parks, battlefields, and monuments away from the War Department and Department of Agriculture, and into the national park system.

Also, I suppose it's only natural, but the "stars" of the national park system - such as Yosemite or Yellowstone get more coverage than small, lesser known parks. Too bad, because imo, the "stars" already have enough of the spotlight shone on them through man Great primer on all of the National Parks, but that's just what it is - a primer/5(9).

^Designation of National Park System Units". National Park Service. Retrieved April 5, ^ "The National Park Service Organic Act". National Park ved April 5, ^ Budget Justifications and Performance Information, Fiscal YearNational Park Service ^ Chris Elkins, National Park Service director visits Tupelo, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Janu Records of Other National Park Administered Areas Records of the Andrew Johnson National Historical Site, Greenville, TN.

History: Established as the Andrew Johnson National Monument by Presidential ProclamationAppursuant to an act of Aug (49 Stat. Expanded and designated Andrew. National River The first area in this general category, which was authorized inwas Ozark National Scenic Riverways, extending miles along two rivers in Missouri.

The comprehensive Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of was ultimately responsible for four more additions to the National Park System: St.

Croix National Scenic Riverway, embracing about miles of the river and its. The Death of a Valley and its Protector. In John Muir's eyes, the Hetch Hetchy Valley of Yosemite National Park was "one of Nature's rarest and most precious mountain temples." When the city of.January 3, Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes. In this evocative and lavishly illustrated narrative, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delve into the history of the park idea, from the first sighting by white men in of the valley that would become Yosemite and the creation of the world’s first national park at Yellowstone inthrough the most recent additions to a system that now Reviews: