LiveScience MENU Search

8 Amazing National Park Structures

  • Be Amazed

    grand-canyon-11-110323-02
    Intro
    CREDIT: Grand Canyon National Park Grand Canyon
  • Sandstone Arches - Arches National Park, Utah

    sandstone-arch-110418-02
    8
    CREDIT: Tom Gray/NPS. Sandstone Arch
  • Moonbow at Yosemite Falls - Yosemite National Park, California

    yosemite-moonbow-110418-02
    7
    CREDIT: NPS. Yosemite Moonbow
  • Old Faithful Geyser - Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    old-faithful-100615-02
    6
    CREDIT: NPS. Old Faithful
    Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park.
  • Grand Canyon - Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

    grand-canyon-100615-02
    5
    CREDIT: NPS. Grand Canyon
    Grand Canyon National Park.
  • Crater Lake - Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

    crater-lake-wizard-island-110418-02
    4
    CREDIT: NPS. Crater Lake Wizard Island
  • Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Utah

    rainbow-bridge-110418-02
    3
    CREDIT: NPS. Rainbow Bridge
  • Glaciers - Glacier National Park, Montana

    glacier-national-park-110418-02
    2
    CREDIT: NPS. Glacier National Park
  • Redwood Trees - Redwood National Park, California

    redwoods-nat-park-110415-02
    1
    CREDIT: NPS. Redwoods Nat Park

Millions of visitors flock to our nation's amazing national parks each year. More than just weekend getaways, these parks are home to mind boggling geologic formations that show the Earth's hard work through the ages.

From geysers to the Grand Canyon (pictured above), here are eight favorites. After touring them, go out and see them in person. All parks are open free of charge this week during National Parks Week.

Most Popular