Location Of The National Parks

These are listed in the order in which they were established.
Where the years are highlighted, multiple parks were established on a single day.

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# Estab Name State He1 She2
1 1872 Yellowstone (a) Wyoming YES YES
1 Yellowstone (b) Montana
1 Yellowstone (c) Idaho
2 1890 a Sequoia* California YES YES
3 1890 b Yosemite California YES YES
4 1899 Mount Rainier Washington no no
5 1902 Crater Lake Oregon no no
6 1903 Wind Cave South Dakota YES no
7 1906 Mesa Verde Colorado no YES
8 1910 Glacier Montana no no
9 1915 Rocky Mountain Colorado YES no
10 1916 a Haleakala* Hawaii no no
11 1916 a Hawaii Volcanoes* Hawaii no no
12 1916 b Lassen Volcanic California no no
13 1917 Denali Alaska no no
14 1919 a Grand Canyon Arizona YES YES
15 1919 b Acadia Maine YES YES
16 1919 c Zion Utah YES YES
17 1921 Hot Springs Arkansas YES YES
18 1928 Bryce Canyon Utah YES YES
19 1929 Grand Teton Wyoming YES YES
20 1930 Carlsbad Caverns New Mexico YES YES
21 1934 Great Smoky Mountains (a) Tennessee YES YES
21 Great Smoky Mountains (b) North Carolina
22 1935 Shenandoah Virginia no no
23 1938 Olympic Washington no no
24 1940 a Isle Royale Michigan no no
25 1940 b Kings Canyon* California YES YES
26 1941 Mammoth Cave Kentucky YES no
27 1944 Big Bend Texas YES YES
28 1947 Everglades Florida no no
29 1956 Virgin Islands Virgin Islands no no
30 1962 Petrified Forest Arizona YES YES
31 1964 Canyonlands Utah YES YES
32 1966 Guadalupe Mountains Texas YES YES
33 1968 North Cascades Washington no no
34 1968 Redwood California no no
35 1971 a Arches Utah YES YES
36 1971 b Capitol Reef Utah YES YES
37 1975 Voyagers Minnesota no no
38 1978 Badlands South Dakota YES YES
39 1978 Theodore Roosevelt North Dakota YES YES
40 1980 a Channel Islands California no no
41 1980 b Biscayne Florida YES no
42 1980 c Gates Of The Arctic Alaska no no
43 1980 c Glacier Bay Alaska no no
44 1980 c Katmai Alaska no no
45 1980 c Kenai Fjords Alaska no no
46 1980 c Kobuk Valley Alaska no no
47 1980 c Lake Clark Alaska no no
48 1980 c Wrangell - Saint Elias Alaska YES YES
49 1986 Great Basin Nevada no no
50 1988 American Samoa American Samoa no no
51 1992 Dry Tortugas Florida no no
52 1994 a Saguaro Arizona YES YES
53 1994 b Death Valley (a) California YES no
53 Death Valley (b) Nevada
54 1994 b Joshua Tree California no no
55 1999 Black Canyon Of The Gunnison Colorado YES YES
56 2000 Cuyahoga Valley Ohio no no
57 2003 Congaree South Carolina YES YES
58 2004 Great Sand Dunes Colorado YES YES
59 2013 Pinnacles California no no
60 2018 Gateway Arch Missouri no no
61 2019 a Indiana Dunes Indiana no no
62 2019 b White Sands New Mexico YES YES

1Not that you care, but I'm keeping up with those I have visited.
2Not that you care, but I'm keeping up with those Mrs. Russler has visited.

*Although established as two parks, "Sequoia and Kings Canyon Nat'l Parks" is now administered as a single park by the NPS. The opposite happened with Hawaii's parks; they were established as a single park in 1916, but Haleakala became an independent unit in 1961.

See the "Ode to the Parks"!
See the "Plan For Visiting"!
See the "Quiz on the Parks"!
See the "Mythical Parks"!