Ranger Headquarters

Ranger Headquarters
Big Pine National Forest, Knotty Pine

Saturday, January 23, 2010

National Park Birthdays

Zion National Park was established on January 22, 1937.
Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates its birth this month - January 26, 1915.

During the heart of the Civil War, a young Irish-American senator John Conness created a bill to set aside Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove as Yosemite National Park. On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed the bill in law establishing the park.

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