The National Park Service cares for nearly 400 unique sites all across the country. From Alaska to Puerto Rico, and from American Samoa to the northern tip of Maine, each of the parks preserves an important aspect of the United State's cultural and natural heritage.
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Did You Know?
4.1 miles of the riverbed between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez were cemented as part of the Chamizal Convention of 1963. Before the treaty, torrential spring rainfall would cause the Rio Grande to turn into a wild and unforgiving river, causing loss of life and property. More...