Everglades National Park

Canyons, lakes, waterfalls, high mountains and, of course, glaciers, all this is an integral part of the nature of North America.

The Grand Canyon is arguably the most recognizable US national park. By the 1600-meter gorge, which was formed mainly as a result of the eroding activity of the Colorado River, about 5 million tourists come every year. Between the northern and southern edge of the gorge there is a canyon about 16 kilometers wide. (Gabriel Bouys / AFP – Getty Images)

Acadia National Park in Maine is the highest mountain on the Atlantic coast of the United States. Visitors to the national park should be aware that the air temperature can vary from 7 to 30 C in summer and from -1 to 21 C in spring or autumn. (Gareth Mccormack / Lonely Planet Images)

Lake Bear, surrounded by yellowing aspens on the mountainside, is one of the main attractions of Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. (Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

The Badlands National Park in South Dakota is known for its harsh climate. In winter, the air temperature reaches -40 C, and at the height of summer – +47 C. Visitors are attracted by the harsh beauty of the park, as well as the rich deposits of mineral resources. (Mark Newman / Lonely Planet Images)

Yosemite National Park is famous for its waterfalls, picturesque valleys, meadows and huge redwoods. (Robert Galbraith / Reuters)

Any visitor to the North Cascades National Park will find here what he likes: high mountains, deep valleys, unusual waterfalls and hundreds of glaciers. (David Mcnew / Getty Images)

This picturesque corner in southern Utah attracts visitors with high cliffs, deep red canyons, table mountains, hills and massive monoliths. (Mark Ralston / AFP – Getty Images)

Redwood National Park, founded in 1968, is located in northern California. Visitors to the national park can see huge trees and enjoy the views of wildlife. (David Gotisha /

Joshua Tree National Park is located in southeastern California. In 1936 this territory was recognized as a national monument, and in 1994 it received the status of a national park. Outdoor enthusiasts can go hiking, mountain biking or climbing. (Gabriel Bouys / AFP – Getty Images)

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located in the southern part of the Appalachians. Its area is 2108 square kilometers. This region is characterized by mild winters and hot humid summers, but the air temperature can fluctuate significantly, since the height of the park above sea level varies from 240 to 2 thousand meters. (AP)

The Arches National Park contains more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, many of which are known throughout the world. In summer, the air temperature rises above 38 ° C, and in winter it drops below 0 ° C. (AP)

Tourists meet the sunrise at an altitude of more than 3 thousand meters in the Haleakala National Park on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Under favorable weather conditions, visitors can see from the top three other Hawaiian islands. (The Washington Post via Getty Images)

The first US national park, Yellowstone, was founded in 1872. The national park is located in the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. The park is inhabited by grizzly bears, wolves, bison and moose. The famous Old Faithful Geyser and other geothermal sources are located on the territory of Yellowstone National Park. (Mark Ralston / AFP – Getty Images)

Mount Rainier National Park, located in Washington State, is famous for its incredibly beautiful landscapes and diversity of ecosystems. Here you can meet both glaciers and rainforests. (National Park Service)

The two most active volcanoes on the planet are located on the territory of the National Park “Hawaiian Volcanoes”. In 1980, the national park received the status of an international biosphere reserve, and in 1987 it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. (David Jordan / AP)

Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical nature reserve in the United States. In addition, the Everglades is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an international biosphere reserve and belongs to wetlands of international importance. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

View from the top of the Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park. The park has more than 1,100 kilometers of hiking trails. The park is famous for its glaciers, forests, alpine meadows and scenic lakes. (Matt McKnight / Reuters)

Bryce Canyon National Park, located in southwestern Utah, is known for its unique geological structures called Hoodoo. (Mark Ralston / AFP – Getty Images)

Crater Lake, located in southern Oregon, was formed as a result of the destruction of Mount Mazama volcano after a massive eruption 7,700 years ago. Crater Lake is one of the deepest lakes in the world. Its maximum depth is 594 meters. (David Gotisha /

Visitors to Olympic National Park in Washington State can relax on the beaches of the Pacific Ocean, see the mountain peaks covered with glaciers and other natural attractions. However, visitors should be aware that rain, wind and snow can catch them on the road at any time of the year. (National Park Service)

A woman stands among the giant sequoias in Sequoia National Park in California. Sequoias are the largest trees on the planet. The age of the oldest known redwood is about 3,500 years old. (Mark Ralston / AFP – Getty Images)

The area of ​​the Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is 25 thousand square kilometers. On its territory is located the peak of McKinley – the highest mountain in North America. Many tourists come to the national park to see elks, caribou, thin-legged sheep, wolves and grizzly bears. (National Park Service)

Everglades National Park

The area of ​​Death Valley National Park is 13,518 square kilometers. In 1849, a group of gold miners entered the valley, believing that the shortest route to California ran through it. The travelers almost died while they overcame this arid region, so they called this place “Death Valley”. In 1880, mining companies that were looking for gold, silver and borax, pushed the indigenous people out of the valley. (Gabriel Bouys / AFP – Getty Images)

Bison graze in Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota. By the end of the 1800s, white hunters killed millions of bison, and this species was on the verge of extinction. Thanks to the efforts of environmentalists, the number of buffaloes has now increased to 250 thousand. (David McNew / Getty Images)

Tourists come to Shenandoah National Park to enjoy the autumn scenery. (Karen Bleier / AFP – Getty Images)

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