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Zion National Park
... Zion National Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah ... of the 229-square-mile (590 km2) park is Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish and ... the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert regions, the park's unique geography and variety of life zones allow for unusual plant and animal diversity ...
Rock Creek Park
... The main section of the park contains 1,754 acres (7.10 km2), or 2.75 square miles (7.1 km2), along the Rock Creek Valley ... Including the other green areas the park administers (Glover Archbold Park, Montrose Park, Dumbarton Oaks Park, Meridian Hill Park, Battery Kemble Park, Palisades Park, Whitehaven Park, etc ... on September 27, 1890, the same year that Yosemite National Park was established ...
Meadowbrook State Parkway - History - Design and Construction
... The Meadowbrook State Parkway comes from a part of the original design for the Long Island Parkway System, developed by Robert Moses and the Long ... The system was designed to connect several parks that were under construction at the time, including Jones Beach State Park, Bethpage State Park and Sunken ... Jones Beach State Park and the Ocean Parkway opened in 1929, with access to the mainland via the Jones Beach Causeway (now a part of the Wantagh State Parkway) ...
Fort Mackinac - Decommissioning - State Administration
... Congress closed Fort Mackinac and Mackinac National Park and gave the fort and park to the State of Michigan, which created Mackinac Island State Park, the first state park in Michigan ... The semi-autonomous Mackinac Island State Park Commission in 1895 began governing Fort Mackinac and the other surrounding historic sites on or near Mackinac Island Colonial ... The Governor of Michigan appoints the Commission, which then meets many times during the course of a year to govern Mackinac State Historic Parks ...
Heckscher State Parkway - History
... See also Heckscher State Park Heckscher State Park, formerly known as Deer Range State Park, began in 1925 with people who were opposing the Northern State Parkway because it ... Their legislators in the New York State Legislature refused to provide money for a park, so the group went to August Heckscher, a local philanthropist ... He donated the $262,000 (1929 USD) to the Long Island State Park Commission (LISPC) and got land appropriated for a new park, which became Deer Range State Park ...

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