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Piute Ground Squirrel Native Parks

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City Of Rocks National Reserve Park

Rank: 229 8 Activites Email: wallace_keck@partner.nps.gov

Emigrants of the California Trail describe the rocks here in vivid detail as "a city of tall spires," "steeple rocks," and "the silent city." Today, this backcountry byway attracts rock climbers, campers, hikers, hunters, and those with the spirit of adventure. There's inspirational scenery, exceptional opportunities for geologic study, and remnants of the Old West awaiting your discovery.


Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-527-1300 Email: crmo_information@nps.gov

Craters of the Moon is a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush. We invite you to explore this "weird and scenic landscape" where yesterday's volcanic events are likely to continue tomorrow...


Golden Spike National Historic Site

Rank: 281 6 Activites Email: gosp_interpretation@nps.gov

May 10, 1869 the Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. Golden Spike National Historic Site shares the stories of the people and settings that define the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad.


Great Basin National Park

Rank: 232 9 Activites Email: grba_interpretation@nps.gov

In the shadow of 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak, 5,000 year old bristlecone pine trees grow on rocky glacial moraines. Come to Great Basin National Park to experience the solitude of the desert, the smell of sagebrush after a thunderstorm, the darkest of night skies, and the beauty of Lehman Caves. Far from a wasteland, the Great Basin is a diverse region that awaits your discovery.


Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Park

Rank: 321 7 Activites Phone: (208)-933-4100 Email: hafo_information@nps.gov

Did you know horses evolved in North America? The Hagerman Horse, Equus simplicidens, was the first true horse but its bones most closely resembled Grevy's zebra bones. Hagerman is home to over two hundred different species of fossil plants and animals: including sabertooth cat, mastodon, bear, camel, ground sloth, and many other species. Over 3,000 new fossil fragments are found each year.