Here are the correct answers to the National Park Quiz #6
Q. What national park is part of the world’s first international peace park?
A. In 1932, Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada, were designated the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The vision for a park was to celebrate peace and friendship between the United States and Canada. Today, the parks collaborate seamlessly in their preservation, fire management, and research efforts.
Q. Which national park is known as home to the tallest trees on Earth?
A. Most people know Redwood National Park as home to the tallest trees on Earth. The parks also protect vast prairies, oak woodlands, wild river-ways, and nearly 40-miles of rugged coastline. For thousands of years people have lived in this verdant landscape. Together, the National Park Service and California State Parks are managing and restoring these lands for the inspiration, enjoyment, and education of all.Click here to see the Redwood National Park poster.
Q. At which national park can you find two of the world’s most active volcanoes?
A. Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park protects some of the most unique geological, biological, and cultural landscapes in the world. Extending from sea level to 13,677 feet, the park encompasses the summits of two of the world's most active volcanoes - Kīlauea and Mauna Loa.Click here to see the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park poster.
Q. At which national park can you follow the underwater Maritime Heritage Trail, which links dive sites, most of which are shipwrecks?
A. Within sight of downtown Miami, yet worlds away, Biscayne National Park protects a rare combination of aquamarine waters, emerald islands, and fish-bejeweled coral reefs. Here too is evidence of 10,000 years of human history, from pirates and shipwrecks to pineapple farmers and presidents. You can boat, snorkel, dive, camp, fish or just watch the wildlife.Click here to see the Biscayne National Park poster.
Q. Where can you walk among ancient bristlecone pine trees at 10,000 feet -- or explore the depths of a limestone solution cave?
A. From the 13,063-foot summit of Wheeler Peak, to the sage-covered foothills, Great Basin National Park is a place to sample the stunning diversity of the larger Great Basin region. Here you can enjoy the solitude of the wilderness, walk among ancient bristlecone pines, bask in the darkest of night skies, and explore the mysterious subterranean passages of Lehman Caves.