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Where the "Park" Am I? Round 1

The are more than 400 unique national parks throughout the country and US territories that are home to iconic places of nature and history. If you closed your eyes and were transported to a park, could you guess to which park when you opened them? Try to identify which park each of these 360-degree images are from and check your answers in the dropdown menus.

Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona is perhaps one of the most recognized parks in the world. The canyon can get up to 18 miles wide and a mile deep while following 277 miles of river. Most visitors enjoy the view from the rim where you can see dramatic views from the top of the canyon, including approaching rain storms that can sometimes cloud the view of the bottom.


Acadia National Park in Maine is known as the "crown jewel of the North Atlantic coast" and draws thousands of hikers to explore the park's miles of trails. The Beech Mountain Fire Tower offers hikers views of ponds and rocky tree- and fern-covered hillsides leading to the ocean.

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site in Washington, DC, honors the legacy of the influential educator, stateswoman, humanitarian, and civil rights advocate. Guests from around the world were greeted in the parlor where visitors begin their tours today. The National Council of Negro Women used the house as a headquarters and met around the original table and chairs seen in the next room.

Tumacacori National Historical Park in Arizona was a cultural crossroads where O'odham, Yaqui, Apache, and European settlers and descendants met for centuries. Remnants of Mission San José de Tumacácori are a prominent feature on the landscape today.

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in western North Carolina is where the famous poet and his wife Lilian raised champion dairy goats on their farm close to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Visitors can walk through the pasture to meet the famous resident goat herd.