recreation geography

View of the Manu'a Islands with the volcanic islands of Ofu and Olosega (background), and Ta'u (foreground). Image, NPS, public domain

A Guide to the Geography of U.S. National Parks

Caitlin Dempsey

Find out the answers to geography trivia questions and more in this article about the geography of U.S. National Parks.

The horseshoe bend in the New River from one of the overlooks along the Grandview Rim Trail. Photo: NPS /Kevin Daley, public domain.

West Virginia’s First National Park

Caitlin Dempsey

West Virginia's New River Gorge National Park and Preserve became the latest national park when it was designated as such by the U.S. Congress in December of 2020.