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Geology of the National Parks

There are over 450 National Park Service units. Spread across the 50 states and US territories, they preserve examples of landscapes and geology at their most impressive. The links below will help guide you to websites describing the geology of Nationla Park Service lands and USGS geologic research in the parks. So whether you are looking for information on a specific park or want to learn more about geologic provinces, click away.

Alphabetical List of National Parks

List of National Parks by State

Parks Grouped by Geologic Province

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