Monday, April 4, 2011
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Which state has the most parkland? Which national park is known as the North American Galápagos? What protected vista was featured in Close Encounters of the Third Kind
? The answers may surprise you—and help you plan your next vacation to the national parks, America's best idea.
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