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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park is the only national park in Oregon managed by the United States National Park Service. It was established in 1902 and is the fifth-oldest national park in the U.S. The lake is 1,949 feet (594 m) deep at its deepest point, which makes it the deepest lake in the United States. The park encompasses the caldera of Crater Lake–which is a remnant of a destroyed volcano, Mount Mazama–and the surrounding hills and forests. The caldera rim ranges in elevation from 7,000...
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park is located in Nevada, east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range between the arid Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. There are two major valleys in the park, Death Valley and Panamint Valley. The park protects the northwest corner of the Mojave Desert and contains a diverse desert environment of salt-flats, sand dunes, badlands, valleys, canyons, and mountains. It is the largest national park in the lower 48 states and has been declared an International Biosphere Reserve. Approximately...
National Cherry Blossom Festival

National Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the Cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo in March 27, 1912 to the District of Columbia. In Japanese culture, Sakura flowers (otherwise known as Cherry flowers) are deeply embedded in Japanese art and tradition symbolizing the arrival of Spring.