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Roger William Park Zoo

Situated amongst about 40 acres of attractive woods, the Roger Williams Park Zoo offers guests the chance to have a look at a different kind of wildlife from all over the World. Some are exceeding than a million years old. Its Natural environs are family to about 100 species of animals or maybe more. The animals here include flamingoes, sloths, alligators Komodo dragon, zebras, and red pandas, African elephants, snow leopards, bears, anteaters, Masai giraffes, etc.

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Redwood National Forest

The Redwood National and State Parks (Redwood national forest) are in the north of California. The parks are primarily located along the coast and are known for their coastal redwood the Sequoia sempervirens (Tallest tree species). The Redwood national forest is the only place in the world where Sequoia sempervirens are currently available. The Redwood National Forest is a well-known tourist attraction. People from all over the world visit Redwood National Forest every year.

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Estes Park

Estes Park

A statutory town in the Larimer County, Colorado, the Estes Park lying along the Big Thompson River apart from being a popular summer resort also has the headquarters of the Rocky Mountain National Park. In 2010, the population was just a mere 5,858.

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Point State Park, PA

Point State Park – PA

Introduction:
The United States is one of those countries of the world, which have a lot to offer. In terms of tourism,the United States is one of the best countries. It is such a vast country which has over 50 states and each state has a different tourism. Pennsylvania is one of the biggest states in the US, and it has many parks in it. One of the most famous national parks in the United States is known as “Point State Park”, it is located in Downtown Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Point State Park is surrounded by gorgeous landscapes, which includes things like the Ohio River and a collection of trees. Point State Park is locally recognized as “The Point” and was founded in the August of 1974. The park is now managed by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen State Park – Canyon of East Coast

Watkins Glen State Park stands among the famous places to visit of the beautiful Finger Lakes StateParks. The park has gained reputation for mesmerizing its visitors with its unparalleled beauty. Watkins Glen State Park is situated outside the village named Watkins Glen in New York, towards south side of Seneca Lake, part of Schuyler County in region of the Finger Lakes. Park’s lower part is near the village and there is woodland along the upper part. Historical details show that the park used to be privately run tourist resort open to public from 1863 till 1906. Later New York State purchased it in 1924. Since then it is under the control and management by the Finger Lakes Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation as well as.

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Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon South Rim – Closer to the Nature

History
The Grand Canyon has been about 17 million years in the making, and during that time the waters of the Colorado River have eroded a mild-deep chasm that is 18 miles wide and 277 miles long. The first people to see this wonder were the Ancestral Puebloans, a group of Native Americans that migrated into northern Arizona during the 13th century BC. The present-day Navajo people of the region refer to the Puebloans as the Anasazi or “Ancient Ones”. There were additional migrations into the region between the 6th and 16th centuries AD, and the first Europeans encountered four Native American cultures, the Paiute, the Halupai, the Havasupai and the Navajo nations.

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The Yosemite National Park

The Yosemite National Park

The Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park managed by the National Park Service. It spans three counties in the Northern part of the State of California which are Madera, Mariposa and Tuolumne. The park which strides right to the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain is at least one million square miles. There are at least three million visitors that visit the area each year and most of these will spend time in the Yosemite Valley.While about 95 per cent of the area is said to be a desert, it is a haven of granite cliffs, waterfalls, and great biological diversity. Yosemite which is among the least fragmented blocks of the Sierra Nevada was paramount to the area being declared a national park.

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The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon

History
The Colorado River has been at work on the Grand Canyon for about 17 million years, and has eroded a chasm 277 miles long, 18 miles wide and more than a mile deep. This part of northern Arizona was settled in about the 13th century BC by the Ancestral Puebloans, a Native American culture referred to by the present-day Navajo people as Anasazi or “Ancient Ones”. Several additional ancient native cultures migrated into the area between about 500 and 1500 AD. Several aboriginal nations were found when Europeans first arrived in the 15th century AD, chiefly the Navajo and also the Hopi, Havasupai, Halupai and Paiute.

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Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

The First National Park
Yellowstone was the first of America’s national park, and the first reserve in the Western world established to preserve an area of natural beauty in its pristine state. Every park and wildlife refuge and natural preservation area that has come later is the result of Yellowstone. To almost the same extent as the Statue of Liberty, the Old Faithful geyser in the park is a symbol of America and its natural wonders.

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