August 2000

Did you visit a National Park this summer?

Within the whole National Park Service system of Battlefields, Monuments, Parks, Parkways, Preserves, Recreation Areas, etc., there are 378 designated areas for over 83 million acres. In this display we have highlighted a few of the 54 National Parks. You can find many books in our collection telling the National Park Story.

Grand Canyon


Desert Parks

Map with National Parks marked.

Authentic hiking stick.

Mesa Verde

Hiking essentials.

These boots are made for hiking!

Yosemite in California

National Park Service: Official site.

National Parks: User-friendly site with links to all the individual parks, sponsored by REI. (There are ads.)

Thanks to Mary Russell, P. J. Trujillo, Jane E. Marmack,and Peggy Nimmo for loaning items and for putting this exhibit together. Judy Cater, Katherine Gannett, and Glenna Mitchell also contributed objects.

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