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National Parks:

Acadia N. P.
Arches N. P.
Big Bend N. P.
Bryce Canyon N. P.
Canyon de Chelly N. M.
Canyonlands N. P.
Chiricahua N.M.
Death Valley N. P.
Escalante Grand Staircase N. M.
Grand Canyon N. P.
Haleakala N. P.
Isle Royale N. P.
Joshua Tree N. P.
Lassen Volcanic N. P.
Pictured Rocks N. L. - Michigan
Mt. St. Helens Volcanic N. M.
Ottawa N. W. R.
Pinnacles N. M.
Saguaro N. P.
Sequoia N. P.
Vermillion Cliffs N. M.
Yosemite N. P.
Zion N.P.
The US is blessed with a diversity of beautifully scenic natural resources. Fortunately, many of these places have been protected and preserved by having been designated as National Parks, Monuments, or some variation on that theme. This page highlights a few of these wondrous places. Larger versions of these photos of US National Parks can be viewed by using a mouse rollover or by using the Slideshow below. See everything TheWorldinLight has to offer at Destinations and Topics.


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photo of the bass harbor lighthouse in Maine
Bass Harbor Lighthouse
The Bass Harbor Lighthouse on Mt. Desert Island, Maine is in Acadia National Park and has been in operation since 1858.

photo of Landscape Arch in Arches National Park in Utah
Landscape Arch #1-9
This is Landscape Arch in Arches National Park in Utah.

photo of Big Bend National Park
Big Bend View #8-9
Big Bend National Park in Texas is a beautiful, stark place.

A photo of red sandstone pinnacles in Bryce Canyon.
Bryce #3595
A photo of red sandstone pinnacles in Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.

landscape photo of Canyon de Chelly 



National Monument in Arizona.
Canyon de Chelly #5828
This is one of the beautiful views into the Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona. By the way, pronunciation is "Canyon de Shay".

photo of unusually-shaped rock boulders at Chiracahua National Monument
Chiricahua #6616
Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona is full of large, eroded rock formations.

photo of the mysterious moving rocks in Death Valley National Park
Mysterious Rocks
These are the mysterious moving rocks of Death Valley National Park that are found on the Racetrack Playa.

photo of the orange, yellow, and red sandstone of The Wave in Coyote Buttes
The Wave #0366
This is "The Wave", some of the beautiful rock formations of the Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument in Utah.

photo looking across the grand canyon from the south rim
Grand Canyon #32
This is the surreal landscape of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona as seen from the south rim.

landscape photo of clouds and mist and craters at Haleakal National Park
Crater and Clouds
This photo was taken during the hike across Haleakala Volcano, part of Haleakala National Park in Maui, Hawaii.

landscape photo of a stream on Isle Royale
Isle Royale Stream #1-3
The Greenstone Ridge is a scenic trail across the island that is Isle Royale National Park in Michigan.

landscape photo of Barker Dam in Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree #2685
In the early morning, the still air allows for some very nice reflections from the surface of the water at Barker Dam in Joshua Tree National Park in California.

photo of the boardwalk through the thermal vents in Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lassen #4875
This photo shows the boardwalk through the thermal vents of Lassen Volcanic National Park in California.

landscape photo of Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Seashore
Pictured Rocks #36
There is a scenic trail that winds along the Lake Superior shore, sometimes along cliff that is several hundred feet above the lake level, offering excellent views of deep blue-green water and the colorful cliffs along the Pictured Rocks National Seashore in Michigan.

landscape photo of Washington
Around Mt. St. Helens #2102
This is a photo of Elk on a ridge top in Mt. St. Helens Vocanic National Monument in Washington.

photo of a Great Blue Heron hunting for 
its dinner
Great Blue Heron #2776
Check out the intensity of this Heron hunting for dinner in the Ottawa National Wildlife Reserve in Ohio.

photo of huge boulders with rocky cliff in the background in 
Pinnacles National Park
Pinnacles #363
Pinnacles National Park in California is particularly beautiful in the spring when the sharp contrast between the green vegetation and boulders is highlighted.

photo looking up at a Saguaro Cactus in Arizona
Saguaro Cactus #6723
This is an example of the giant Saguaro Cactus, one of thousands in Saguaro National Park in Arizona.

photo of a giant sequoia tree with a person to show the size perspective
Sequoia #0303
The Giant Sequoias from which Sequoia National Park gets its name, loom immensely over anyone standing nearby.

photo of huge boulders with rocky cliff in the background in 
Pinnacles National Park
Coyote Buttes South #2777
Vermillion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona is a remote place with beautifully colorful rock formations.

photo looking up at a Saguaro Cactus in Arizona
Yosemite #96-6-13
This is a photo from Yosemite National Park in California.

photo looking down into Zion Canyon from the west rim
Zion #4666
This is a view of the floor of Zion Canyon from the West Rim Trail of Zion National Park in Utah.

photo of Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park
Mesa Arch #3859
This is a photo of Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park in Utah.

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