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National Parks, Monuments, Preserves & Historical Parks

 
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Last updated 03/26/2014

Raw file: National Parks Plus NEW.csv (48.91 KB)

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Includes 550 locations in the following areas:

  • United States: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY
  • Canada: ON
  • some may be in: DC, MB, MEX, NB, NH (near a border)

16 location(s) outside USA/Canada

National & Historic Parks
National & International Historic Sites
National Battlefields, Battlefield Parks & Sites
National Monuments & Memorials
National Military Parks & Cemeteries
National Preserves, Recreation Areas, Seashores, Lakeshores, Parkways, Gardens, Rivers, Reserves, Scenic & Historical Trails in the United States and its dependent areas.
Locations administered by the National Park System of the United States.
(If any locations were missed or have the wrong coordinates please send them to me.)

Note: There are pending sites, memorials, parks, etc. in Congress at the present time. I will post them when they are turned over to National Park Service.

International Historic Site (IHS) - National Battlefield (NB)
National Battlefield Park (NBP) - National Monument (NM)
National Battlefield Site (NBS) - National Lakeshore (NL)
National Heritage Site (NHS) - National Memorial (NMEM)
National Historic Park (NHP) - National Scenic Trail (NST)
National Historic Reserve (NHR) - National Seashore (NS)
National Historic Trail (NHT) - National Military Park (NMP)
National Park (NP) - National Recreation Area (NRA)
National Recreational River (NRR)-National River (NR)
National Scenic River (NSR)

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park re-opened Perseverance Hall in Louis Armstrong Park on 06-18-2011.

07-06-2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

08-14-2011 National September 11 Memorial "Refecting Absence" and the museum will open in 2012.
09-12-2011 Flight 93 National Memorial new entrance to the permanent memorial.
09-12-2011 Pentagon Memorial
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Article/video (http://news.yahoo.com/behind-the-scenes-look-at-9-11-memoria...) with narrative on the September 11 Memorial.
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09-23-2011 National Historic Site - Home of Cesar Chavez
09-24-2011 Dinosaur National Monument HQ (CO) & Quarry Visitors Center & Exhibit Hall (UT)
10-03-2011 Lowell National Historical Park (MA) - "River Reach" opens access to and views of the historic Pawtucket Dam.
10-15-2011 National Park Service has acquired 5,555 acres of former ranchland, including a thousand-year-old buffalo jump and a historic homestead, that will become part of South Dakota’s Wind Cave National Park.
11-01-2011 Senior and Access Passes Now Available By Mail
http://www.nps.gov/fees_passes.htm
11-05-2011 Fort Monroe National Monument - New (VA)
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area & Middle Delaware National Scenic River – 15 locations posted including visitor centers, major sites & places for information in NJ & PA.
11-07-2011 Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park nation’s newest National Historic Park (NJ)
-removed one duplicate location
01-23-2012 Corrected Longfellow House – Washington’s Headquarters NHS & Minidoka Internment National Monument
Added USS Arizona, USS Utah & USS Oklahoma to WW II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
04-24-2012 Added National Scenic & Recreation Rivers, National Historic Landmark District, National Historic Landmark & Sites, National Reserve, National Parkway, National Ecological & Historic Preserve, smaller parks and locations in Washington D.C. that are part of the Capital NPS Unit.
06-01-2012 Added 16 National Historic Trails
07-16-2012 Major Update with addresses and phone numbers. Deleted duplicates and added Fenway Park NHP.
09-29-01-2012 Chimney Rock is now the newest National Monument.
11-03-2012 Added 1 National Natural Landmark
01-19-2013 Added Pinnacles (CA) - the most recent National Park
03-30-2013 Added 6 New National Historic Monuments DE(3),NM,MD & OH
06-18-2013 Removed 3 duplicate sites and added a Park, Garden, National Scenic Trail, National Recreational Area, National Historic Site, National Recreational River & National Scenic River.
03-26-2014 Washington Monument to Reopen May 12

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Change History

  • ajasaro - Jul 16, 2012
    Major Update