Sunday, November 09, 2008

America's Best Idea
I have been anticipating Ken Burn's next documentary series: a look at our National Park system. As it is my own personal goal to visit all 58 National Parks (and as many of the National Historic Sites, Monuments, Memorials, Battlefields, etc as possible) here is a current tally of parks (in bold) that I have visited (with links to photos).

America's National Parks
(listed by geographic position East to West).

Maine: Acadia NP
Ohio: Cuyahoga NP
Kentucky: Mammoth Cave NP
Virginia: Shenandoah NP
Tennessee/North Carolina: Great Smoky Mtns. NP
South Carolina: Congaree NP
Florida: Everglades NP
Florida: Key Biscayne NP
Florida: Dry Tortugas NP
U.S Virgin Islands: Virgin Islands NP
Minnesota: Voyageurs NP
Minnesota: Isle Royale NP
Arkansas: Hot Springs NP
North Dakota: Theodore Roosevelt NP
South Dakota: Badlands NP
South Dakota: Wind Cave NP
Texas: Big Bend NP
Texas: Guadalupe Mtns. NP
Montana: Glacier NP
Wyoming: Yellowstone NP
Wyoming: Grand Tetons NP
Colorado: Rocky Mtns. NP
Colorado: Great Sand Dunes NP
Colorado: Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP
Colorado: Mesa Verde NP
New Mexico: Carlsbad Caverns NP
Utah: Canyonlands NP
Utah: Arches NP
Utah: Capitol Reef NP
Utah: Bryce Canyon NP
Utah: Zion NP
Nevada: Great Basin NP
Arizona: Grand Canyon NP
Arizona: Petrified Forest NP
Arizona: Saguaro NP
California: Channel Islands NP
California: Joshua Tree NP
California: Death Valley NP
California: Sequoia NP
California: Kings Canyon NP
California: Yosemite NP
California: Lassen Volcanic NP
California: Redwoods NP
Oregon: Crater Lake NP
Washington: North Cascades NP
Washington: Mt. Rainer NP
Washington: Olympic NP
Alaska: Glacier Bay NP
Alaska: Wrangell / St. Elias NP
Alaska: Gates of the Arctic NP
Alaska: Denali NP
Alaska: Kenai Fjords NP
Alaska: Lake Clark NP
Alaska: Katmai NP
Alaska: Kobuk Valley NP
Hawaii: Hawaii Volcanoes NP
Hawaii: Haleakala NP
American Samoa: National Park of American Samoa


At 7:44 PM, Blogger Brian said...

You should put this on a Google Map:

At 10:30 PM, Blogger Granite said...

I mapped the photos in each of the galleries.
Thanks for the suggestion.


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