Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

  • 1. What is the name of the famous hotel illustrated in the accompanying photo, which was taken in Glacier National Park?

    2. True or false? There is only one fjard on the east coast, and it is in a national park.

    3. True or false?

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

  • The problem with the "10 best" of anything books, articles or wish-lists is that you're bound to fail from the get-go. That's one reason why the Traveler has yet to release its Top 10 National Parks list. While we don't normally shirk from a good debate, as soon as you begin listing the "ten best" of anything, you're trolling for trouble.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

  • Note: The term “National Park System unit” is herein used only in reference to the 391 units of the National Park System. Affiliated Areas and National Heritage Areas, for example, are not National Park System units.

    1. Can you identify the vantage point from which the accompanying photograph was taken?

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

  • 1. True or false? General Grant National Memorial is the largest tomb in the United States.

    2. True or false? Delaware is the only state without a National Park System unit.

    3. True or false? The World War II Memorial is the only National Park System unit that serves as a memorial to all American prisoners of war.

    4. True or false?

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

  • 1. Dry Tortugas National Park was created in 1992 through an expansion and redesignation of
    a. Cane River Creole National Historical Park
    b. Dry Tortugas National Monument
    c. Fort Jefferson National Monument
    d. Fort Matanzas National Monument

    2. First established as Sieur de Monts National Monument in 1916, ______ acquired its present name in 1929.
    a. Isle Royale National Park

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