Top 10 Inspiring Natural Wonders of United States
1. Mount McKinley, Alaska
Mount McKinley also known as Denali, The highest mountain in North America at 20320 feet, located in Alaska state. In 1917 US President Woodrow Wilson signed the bill for preserving Denali mountain region as a national park, encloses vast area of 24500 square kilometer.
2. Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
One of the most active volcanoes in the world, erupting continuously since 1983. It is the most long lived eruption from volcanoes documented in the history. The name ‘Kilauea’ have meaning of ‘Much spreading’ in Hawaiian language. It is located in big island of Hawaii State.
3. Redwood Forest, California
The redwood parks in California state much known for preserving coast redwood, tallest trees on Earth. This park contains 133000 acres of land, also protects different species of animals as well as plants.
4. Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
Mammoth cave is the longest cave system in the world, have length of 651 km, located in Kentucky state. It is a world heritage site and biosphere reserve, established as a national park in the year 1941.
5. Natural Sandstone Arches, Utah
Arches national park in Utah contains more than 2000 natural arches. Upon them the delicate arch, a 65 foot tall natural arch is the most recognizable one. The park also includes number of pinnacles, rock domes and giant balanced rocks within 76350 acres of land.
6. Yosemite Valley, California
Yosemite valley is the focal point of Yosemite National Park, located in central valley of California. The valley have length of 11 km and width of 1.6 km. The base of Yosemite valley contains both forest as well as grass land.
7. Yellowstone, Wyoming
Yellowstone national park in Wyoming much famous for it’s geothermal features, contains majority of world’s geysers. Yellowstone caldera the largest super volcano in the continent also located within this national park, underneath of hot springs
8. Niagara Falls, New York
Niagara falls located on border of United States and Canada, actually made of three major water falls, American falls, Bridalveil falls and horseshoe falls. These three waterfalls combine to produce average water flow rate of 85000 cu ft /s, highest flow rate than any other waterfalls in the world.
9. Death Valley, California
The hottest, driest and lowest place in North America, 282 feet below the sea level. It is one of the largest national park in United States, have vast land of 3.1 million acres. Extreme dry weather is very common within death valley because all sides of this valley bounded by mountains.
10. Grand Canyon, Arizona
Grand canyon is one of seven natural wonders of the world, a steep-sided canyon located in US state of Arizona. Grand canyon is carved by Colorado river, have length of 277 miles and width of 18 miles. The colorful rocks layers, cliffs and copper colored Colorado river within Grand Canyon attractions over 4 million visitors every year.
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