Some surprising features have arisen in the United States national park system. The following are 10 such landmarks, creations and events that you need to visit.
The centerpiece of California's Yosemite National Park is surely one of the most recognizable landscapes in the world.
Angels Landing, known previously as the Temple of Aeolus, is a 1,488-foot tall rock formation in Zion National Park in southwestern Utah, United States.
Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet above sea level.
Mesa Verde National Park is in southwest Colorado. It's known for its well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings.
The Wave is a sandstone rock formation located near Big Water, Utah on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes.
Going-to-the-Sun Road is a scenic mountain road in the Rocky Mountains of the western United States, in Glacier National Park in Montana.
Crater Lake National Park is in the Cascade Mountains of southern Oregon. It’s known for its namesake Crater Lake.
Geysers are hot springs characterized by irregular discharge of geothermally heated water, which eject with enormous force from the Earth's surface.
Grand Canyon, immense canyon cut by the Colorado River in the high plateau region of northwestern Arizona, U.S.A.
The luminous dunes of White Sands National Park in New Mexico are composed of gypsum crystals, which then blow into the impressive and dynamic structures.