US National Parks continue to set records

Crater Lake, Oregon. Source: CNN

Every year the US National Parks are attracting millions of tourists from around the world. The Parks are offering a great variety of nature, architecture and history to be discovered. A new article by CNN outlines these records.

1. The largest National Park: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, Alaska

2. The smallest National Park: Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

3. The longest cave system in the world: Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

4. The tallest national monument: Gateway Arch in St. Louis

5. The deepest lake: Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

6. The tallest peak: Denali, Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska

7. The lowest (and hottest) spot: Death Valley National Park, California

8. The largest living tree in the world: General Sherman, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, California

Further records set by the US National Parks are documented on CNN: