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How Well Do You Know the US National Parks?

As you know, I love the national parks. I thought it would be fun to make a little national park quiz. I might even make a little series out of it featuring other monuments and park sites. Stay tuned for more fun national park quizzes and let me know in the comments what other quizzes you would be interested in seeing. Don’t forget to comment and share your results!

Which national park is this?

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Great Basin is a hidden gem, home to more than 200 mountain lions, almost 5,000 year old trees, and the only glacier in the state!

Which Utah national park is this?

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This is the waterfall near Mossy Cave along highway 89. It is, arguably, the highlight of this area of the park with far fewer people to compete with.

This park is found in the southwest, which is it?

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Canyonlands is one of two parks accessible from Moab, Utah, along with Arches. It has three main areas: Island in the Sky, the Needles, and the Maze.

Where can you find these sand dunes?

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Great Sand Dunes is home to the tallest sand dune in North America where you can go sand boarding and swim in a creek.

Which state is the home of Great Basin?

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While it may be on the border if Utah, Great Basin is in Nevada, just a few miles from the sleepy town of Baker, population 50.

How many arches can be found in Arches National Park?

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There are more than 2,000 arches in the park, not to be confused with natural bridges, which have running water under them.

Which national park is the home of this cave?

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This is The Big Room in Carlsbad Caverns, the fifth biggest room in North America and 28th in the world.

What year was Congaree officially named a national park?

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Congaree officially became a national park on November 10, 2003 and is the home of the largest portion of old-growth floodplain forest left in North America

What is the most visited national park?

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What is the smallest national park? (Not counting Gateway Arch)

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Hot Springs is just 5,548.01 acres compared to the Wrangell-St. Elias, the largest park, at 8,323,146.48 acres.

Quiz - How Well Do You Know The US National Parks?
National Park Novice
You've got a few facts straight, but could stand to brush up a bit!
Ranger in training
You've been around the park block, but still have a little ways to go!
National Park Know-it-all
Great job, you're a national park pro!

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How did you do?  What future quizzes would you like to see?

12 thoughts on “How Well Do You Know the US National Parks?

  1. I consider myself a student of the National Parks and I’m embarrassed to say I only got 4 correct. Those were tough questions.

    1. Don’t worry, I took a different park quiz before I made this and got like, two right hahah. I had to find a happy medium between that and super easy.

    1. I loved Yellowstone, as busy as it is! I’ll be back at the Grand Canyon in a couple weeks! I hope you get to visit soon!

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