Death Valley National Park, the largest national park in the 48-state U.S. , is a prodigious generator of interesting statistics. Here is a generous sample.
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Gateway National Recreation Area, one of America's flagship urban-oriented parks, generates interesting statistics. One of them is 8,820,757.
Traveler's "By the Numbers" articles provide interesting (and often surprising) statistics for selected parks. We published 13 of them this year.
Stones River National Battlefield commemorates an extraordinarily bloody battle fought at Murfreesboro, Tennessee on December 31, 1862 and January 1, 1863. Here are some relevant statistics.
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the world's largest urban-oriented parks, generates some impressive statistics. Take a look at these numbers.
Nebraska's Homestead National Monument of America is a very special place that contains, among other things, America's oldest homestead and second-oldest restored tallgrass prairie.
Though its name inspires thoughts of massive rivers of ice, Glacier Bay National Park is much, much more than glaciers. With its borders you'll find some of the country's tallest mountains, tangles of temperate rain forest that harbor brown and black bears, and rich waters that attract both birds and whales. Here's a glimpse of some of the park's significant numbers:
This northern Minnesota park's waterway system, consisting of four large island-studded lakes connected by narrows, was once the route of the French-Canadian voyageurs. A large peninsula with a glaciated, boreal forest landscape completes the ensemble.
"Two" has important meaning in the context of Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and so do many other numbers.
Glacier Bay National Park, the core attraction of the Inside Passage coastal cruise ship route, is noted for its tidewater glaciers, abundant watchable wildlife, and gorgeous mountain-backed scenery. Here are some statistics that reveal the character of this remarkable park.