US National Parks, Monuments, and Memorials

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National Parks

36 of 61 as of 10/25/2019

Name Image Location Comments
Acadia

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, Acadia NP
Maine
44°21’N 68°13’W
Leaf-peeper trip in fall 1991. (Old negative scanned in …)
American Samoa   American Samoa
14°15″S 170°41’W
 
Arches

Double Arch, Arches
Utah
38°41’N 109°34’W
Driving trip Oct 2019 with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Badlands South Dakota
43°45’N 102°30’W
Visited here on the Bicycle Adventures Black Hills and Badlands bike tour, in Sept 2015.
Big Bend

Big Bend National Park, looking for Colima Warbler
Texas
29°15’N 103°15’W
Aug 2016 (quicky en route to Dallas); May 2017, Sky Islands of West Texas trip.
Biscayne   Florida
25°39’N 80°05’W
 
Black Canyon of the Gunnison Colorado
38°34’N 107°43’W
August 2004.
Bryce Canyon

Rainbow Point, Bryce Canyon
Utah
37°34’N 112°11’W
Several, most recent and best was driving trip Oct 2019 with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Canyonlands

Liza in Canyonlands
Utah
38°12’N 109°56’W
Driving trip Oct 2019 with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Capitol Reef

Capitol Reef scenic drive
Utah
38°12’N 111°10’W
Driving trip Oct 2019 with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Carlsbad Caverns

Bat Cave en route to natural entrance, Carlsbad Caverns NP
New Mexico
32°10’N 104°26’W
Aug 2016, May 2017. Probably a long time ago too on a driving trip to Texas (1987 or 1988).
Channel Islands California
34°01’N 119°25’W
Pelagic trip out of Ventura Harbor in the 1990s.
Congaree   South Carolina
33°47’N 80°47’W
 
Crater Lake Oregon
42°56’N 122°06’W
Several (including photo from June 1990), last one being Sept 2017 after the Bicycle Adventures Bend Breakaway cycling tour. Very smoky from fires.
Cuyahoga Valley   Ohio
41°14’N 81°33’W
 
Death Valley   California, Nevada
36°14’N 116°49’W
 
Denali

Denali view from aerial tour
Alaska
63°20’N 150°30’W
June 1989. Took Alaska Railroad from Anchorage there and back.
Dry Tortugas   Florida
24°38’N 82°52’W
 
Everglades Florida
25°19’N 80°56’W
Stopped here en route from Venezuela (birding) to New York (concert performance at Carnegie Hall with Mansfield Chamber Singers), 1993. We remember the “summit” sign that said 3 feet!
Gates of the Arctic   Alaska
67°47’N 153°18’W
 
Gateway Arch   Missouri
38°38’N 90°11’W
 
Glacier

View from Logan Pass, Glacier NP
Montana
48°48’N 114°00’W
Sept 2018 on our Glacier-Yellowstone-Grand Tetons trip.
Glacier Bay   Alaska
58°30’N 137°00’W
 
Grand Canyon

Liza at Shoshone Pt
Arizona
36°04’N 112°08’W
Several, but best was the rim-to-rim hike in 2010 with two nights down at Phantom Ranch.
Grand Teton

The Tetons
Wyoming
43°44’N 110°48’W
Sept 2018 on our Glacier-Yellowstone-Grand Tetons trip.
Great Basin

Wheeler Peak, Great Basin NP
Nevada
38°59’N 114°18’W
Aug 2017 en route to Bend for the Bicycle Adventures Bend Breakaway cycling tour.
Great Sand Dunes   Colorado
37°44’N 105°31’W
 
Great Smoky Mountains   Tennessee, North Carolina
35°41’N 83°32’W
 
Guadalupe Mountains

Capitan Reef, Guadalupe Mtns National Park
Texas
31°55’N 104°52’W
Aug 2016, May 2017.
Haleakalā

Cycling down from the summit
Hawaii
20°43’N 156°10’W
Liza rode a bike down from the top! Dec 1993.
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes Hawaii
19°23’N 155°12’W
10th anniversary trip, Dec 1993.
Hot Springs

Bathhouse Row, Hot Springs NP
Arkansas
34°31’N 93°03’W
Sept 2019 with Liza’s mom Alpha.
Indiana Dunes   Indiana
41°39’12″N 87°03’09″W
Became a national park in 2019; we went back in the 1980s when it was a national lakeshore.
Isle Royale   Michigan
48°06’N 88°33’W
 
Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree NP
California
33°47’N 115°54’W
March 2017.
Katmai   Alaska
58°30’N 155°00’W
 
Kenai Fjords

Kenai Fjords while Liza was taking Dramamine
Alaska
59°55’N 149°39’W
June 1989.
Kings Canyon California
36°48’N 118°33’W
A couple of camping trips in the 1980s…but no photographic evidence. 🙁
Kobuk Valley   Alaska
67°33’N 159°17’W
 
Lake Clark   Alaska
60°58’N 153°25’W
 
Lassen Volcanic   California
40°29’N 121°31’W
 
Mammoth Cave   Kentucky
37°11’N 86°06’W
 
Mesa Verde Colorado
37°11’N 108°29’W
August 2004.
Mount Rainier   Washington
46°51’N 121°45’W
 
North Cascades   Washington
48°42’N 121°12’W
 
Olympic Washington
47°58’N 123°30’W
Visited around 1990…at least the Hoh Rainforest. Haven’t been able to find any photos yet though. Same trip as Mount St. Helens perhaps.
Petrified Forest

Liza photographing Buddy Bison, Painted Desert
Arizona
35°04’N 109°47’W
Southwest driving trip with Mark and Joanne Guralnick, Sept 2016.
Pinnacles

Bear Gulch Cave, Pinnacles NP
California
36°29’N 121°10’W
Aug 2017, following the Bicycle Adventures Bend Breakaway cycling tour.
Redwood

Redwoods!
California
41°18’N 124°00’W
Aug 2017, following the Bicycle Adventures Bend Breakaway cycling tour.
Rocky Mountain   Colorado
40°24’N 105°35’W
 
Saguaro Arizona
32°15’N 110°30’W
 
Sequoia California
36°26’N 118°41’W
Visited along with Kings Canyon in the 1980s…but no photographic evidence.
Shenandoah   Virginia
38°32’N 78°21’W
 
Theodore Roosevelt   North Dakota
46°58’N 103°27’W
 
Virgin Islands   United States Virgin Islands
18°20’N 64°44’W
 
Voyageurs   Minnesota
48°30’N 92°53’W
 
Wind Cave South Dakota
43°34’N 103°29’W
Visited here on the Bicycle Adventures Black Hills and Badlands bike tour, in Sept 2015.
Wrangell St.Elias   Alaska
61°00’N 142°00’W
 
Yellowstone

Roosevelt Arch, Yellowstone
Wyoming, Montana, Idaho
44°36’N 110°30’W
1989, post-1988-fires. (The whole “Liza’s glasses fogged up” incident comes to mind…). More recently Sept 2018 on our Glacier-Yellowstone-Grand Tetons trip.
Yosemite California
37°50’N 119°30’W
Our first trip together, back in 1982; the highlight was meeting Ansel Adams in the gift shop (and had two posters signed by him)!
Zion

On the trail at Zion
Utah
37°18’N 113°03’W
Oct 2016, driving trip for Conservation Lands Foundation conf in Las Vegas, NV. 

Also Aug 2017, before the Bicycle Adventures Bend Breakaway cycling tour.

National Memorials

10 of 30 as of 10/25/2019

Name Image Location Comments
Arkansas Post   Arkansas
34°01’N 91°21’W
 
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial   Virginia
38°52’52″N 77°04’23″W
 
Chamizal   Texas
31°46’N 106°27’W
 
Coronado Arizona
31°20’N 110°15’W
Our home park!
De Soto   Florida
27°31’N 82°38’W
 
Federal Hall   New York
40°42’25″N 74°00’36 ‘W
 
Flight 93   Pennsylvania
40°03’18″N 78°54’04″W
 
Fort Caroline   Florida
30°23’10″N 81°29’53″W
 
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial   District of Columbia
38°52’59″N 77°02’35″W
Liza on a RAND work trip in the late 1990s.
General Grant   New York
40°48’47″N 73°57’47″W
 
Hamilton Grange   New York
40°49’16″N 73°56’49″W
 
Johnstown Flood   Pennsylvania
40°21’00″N 78°46’16″W
 
Korean War Veterans Memorial   District of Columbia
38°53’17″N 77°02’53″W
 
Lincoln Boyhood   Indiana
38°06’47″N 86°59’46″W
 
Lincoln Memorial   District of Columbia
38°53’20″N 77°03’00″W
Liza on a RAND work trip in the late 1990s.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac   District of Columbia
38°52’37″N 77°03’00″W
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial   District of Columbia
38°53’10″N 77°02’38″W
 
Mount Rushmore

Iconic Mt Rushmore
South Dakota
43°52’44″N 103°27’32″W
Visited here on the Bicycle Adventures Black Hills and Badlands bike tour, in Sept 2015.
Pearl Harbor

USS Arizona berth, Pearl Harbor
Hawaii
21°22’N 157°57’W
Where the war started (battleship row) and ended (on the deck of the USS Missouri). Also toured the Bowfin submersible. Dec 1993.
Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial   Ohio
41°39’14″N 82°48’40″W
 
Port Chicago Naval Magazine   California
38°03’22″N 122°01’48″W
 
Roger Williams   Rhode Island
41°49’52″N 71°24’40″W
 
Thaddeus Kosciuszko   Pennsylvania
39°56’35″N 75°08’49″W
 
Theodore Roosevelt Island   District of Columbia
38°53’49″N 77°03’50″W
 
Thomas Jefferson Memorial   District of Columbia
38°52’52″N 77°02’13″W
Liza on a RAND work trip in the late 1990s.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial   District of Columbia
38°53’28″N 77°02’53″W
Liza on a RAND work trip in the late 1990s.
Washington Monument   District of Columbia
38°53’20″N 77°02’06″W
Liza on a RAND work trip in the late 1990s.
World War I Memorial   District of Columbia
38°53’46″N 77°01’59″W
Liza on a RAND work trip in the late 1990s.
World War II Memorial   District of Columbia
38°53’20″N 77°02’24″W
Liza on a RAND work trip in the late 1990s.
Wright Brothers   North Carolina
36°00’50″N 75°40’05″W
 

National Monuments

30 of 129 as of 11/22/2019

Name Image Location Comments
Admiralty Island   Alaska
57°38’N 134°21’W
 
African Burial Ground   New York
40°42’52″N 74°00’15″W
 
Agate Fossil Beds   Nebraska
42°24’58″N 103°43’41″W
 
Agua Fria

Agua Fria National Monument
Arizona
34°09’N 112°05’W
Oct 2019 on a AZ-UT driving trip with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Aleutian Islands World War II   Alaska
52°52’N 173°10’W
 
Alibates Flint Quarries   Texas
35°34’N 101°40’W
 
Aniakchak   Alaska
56°54’N 158°09’W
 
Aztec Ruins   New Mexico
36°50’N 107°00’W
 
Bandelier   New Mexico
35°47’N 106°16’W
Tried to go December 2018, but it was closed due to a government shutdown.
Basin and Range   Nevada
37°54’N 115°24’W
 
Bears Ears   Utah
37°38’N 109°52’W
Skirted past it in Sept 2016 and again in Oct 2019, driving trips with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality   District of Columbia
38°53’N 77°00’W
 
Berryessa Snow Mountain   California
39°13’N 122°46’W
 
Birmingham Civil Rights   Alabama
33°30’47″N 86°48’54″W
 
Booker T. Washington   Virginia
37°07’23″N 79°45’58″W
 
Browns Canyon   Colorado
38°36’54″N 106°03’32″W
 
Buck Island Reef   US Virgin Islands
17°47’N 64°37’W
 
Cabrillo   California
32°40’N 117°14’W
 
California Coastal   California
36°53’N 122°11’W
 
Camp Nelson Heritage   Kentucky
37°47’N 84°36’W
 
Canyon de Chelly Arizona
36°08’N 109°28’W
August 2004. 

Sept 2016 on an AZ-UT driving trip with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.

Canyons of the Ancients   Colorado
37°22’N 109°00’W
 
Cape Krusenstern   Alaska
67°25’N 163°30’W
 
Capulin Volcano   New Mexico
36°47’N 103°58’W
 
Carrizo Plain   California
35°10’N 119°45’W
 
Casa Grande Ruins Arizona
32°59’100N 111°32’W
Oct 2016, driving trip for Conservation Lands Foundation conf in Las Vegas, NV.
Cascade/Siskiyou   Oregon, California
42°05’N 122°28’W
 
Castillo de San Marcos   Florida
29°53’53″N 81°18’40″W
 
Castle Clinton   New York
40°42’13″N 74°01’01″W
Possibly went here when visiting Mark and Joanne Guralnick in 2012?
Castle Mountains   California
35°15’N 115°07’W
 
Cedar Breaks Utah
37°38’N 112°51’W
Aug 2017, before the Bicycle Adventures Bend Breakaway cycling tour.
César E. Chávez   California
35°13’38″N 118°33’41″W
 
Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers   Ohio
39°42’26″N 83°53’25″W
 
Chimney Rock   Colorado
37°11’30″N 107°18’23″W
 
Chiricahua   Arizona
32°01’N 109°21’W
Driven here, bicycled…
Colorado   Colorado
39°02’N 108°41’W
 
Craters of the Moon Idaho
43°25’N 113°31’W
Driving trip long ago, probably the trip to Pullman WA for a USC-WSU game. A lot of lava.
Devils Postpile   California
37°30’N 119°05’W
 
Devils Tower

Devil’s Tower
Wyoming
44°35’N 104°43’W
Visited here on the Bicycle Adventures Black Hills and Badlands bike tour, in Sept 2015. And adopted Buddy Bison here!
Dinosaur   Colorado, Utah
40°32’N 108°59’W
 
Effigy Mounds   Iowa
43°05’N 91°11’W
 
El Malpais

El Malpais National Monument
New Mexico
34°53’N 108°03’W
Dec 2018.
El Morro   New Mexico
35°02’N 108°21’W
 
Florissant Fossil Beds   Colorado
38°55’N 105°16’W
 
Fort Frederica   Georgia
31°13’26″N 81°23’35″W
 
Fort Matanzas   Florida
29°42’54″N 81°14’20″W
 
Fort McHenry   Maryland
39°15’47″N 76°34’44″W
 
Fort Monroe   Virginia
37°00’14″N 76°18’29″W
 
Fort Ord   California
36°38’21″N 121°44’07″W
 
Fort Pulaski   Georgia
32°01’37″N 80°53’24″W
 
Fort Stanwix   New York
43°13’05″N 75°27’32″W
 
Fort Union   New Mexico
35°55’30″N 105°00’32″W
 
Fossil Butte

Fossil Butte NM
Wyoming
41°52’N 110°46’W
Sept 2018 on our Glacier-Yellowstone-Grand Tetons trip.
Freedom Riders   Alabama
33°39’29″N 85°49’52″W
 
George Washington Birthplace   Virginia
38°11’10″N 76°55’50″W
 
George Washington Carver   Missouri
36°59’10″N 94°21’14″W
 
Giant Sequoia   California
36°02’N 118°30’W
 
Gila Cliff Dwellings New Mexico
33°14’N 108°17’W
August 2004.
Gold Butte   Nevada
36°16’52″N 114°12’04″W
 
Governors Island   New York
40°41’28″N 74°00’58″W
 
Grand Canyon-Parashant   Arizona
36°24’N 113°42’W
 
Grand Portage   Minnesota
47°58’N 89°41’W
 
Grand Staircase-Escalante

Slot canyon, Grand Staircase-Escalante
Utah
37°24’N 111°41’W
Aug 2017, before the Bicycle Adventures Bend Breakaway cycling tour. Also again in Oct 2019 with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Hagerman Fossil Beds   Idaho
42°47’N 114°57’W
 
Hanford Reach   Washington
46°29’N 119°32’W
 
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad   Maryland  
Hohokam Pima   Arizona
33°11’N 111°55’W
 
Homestead   Nebraska
40°17’06″N 96°49’19″W
 
Ironwood Forest

Ragged Top peak and beautiful Sonoran desert
Arizona
32°28’N 111°34’W
November 2019. Went in on Silverbell and out on Sasco Rd, which meant crossing the Santa Cruz River and slaloming through mud. 🙁
Jewel Cave   South Dakota
43°44’N 103°50’W
 
John Day Fossil Beds   Oregon
44°40’N 120°03’W
 
Jurassic   Utah
39°19’N 110°41’W
 
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks   New Mexico
35°40’N 106°25’W
 
Katahdin Woods and Waters   Maine
45°58’N 68°37’W
 
Hovenweep Colorado, Utah
37°23’N 109°05’W
Driving trip Oct 2019 with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Lava Beds   California
41°43’N 121°31’W
 
Little Bighorn Battlefield   Montana
45°34’N 107°26’W
 
Marianas Trench Marine   Northern Mariana Islands, Guam
20°N 145’E
 
Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home    
Military Working Dog Teams   Texas
29°23’24’N 98°37’01″W
 
Mill Springs Battlefield   Kentucky
37°04’N 84°44’W
   
Misty Fjords   Alaska
55°37’N 130°37’W
 
Mojave Trails   California
34°36’N 116°00’W
 
Montezuma Castle

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Arizona
34°37’N 111°50’W
Driving trip Oct 2019 with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Mount St. Helens Volcanic

With Tom and Diane Mosher at Mt St Helens
Washington
46°14’N 122°11’W
June 1990. Likely wasn’t an official national monument at that time.
Muir Woods   California
37°53’N 122°35’W
 
Natural Bridges

Kachina Bridge, Natural Bridges Natl Monument
Utah
37°35’N 110°00’W
Sept 2016 on an AZ-UT driving trip with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Navajo

Robert at Navajo National Monument
Arizona
36°41’N 110°32’W
Driving trip Oct 2019 with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Newberry Volcanic Oregon
43°41’N 121°15’W
Aug 2017, following the Bicycle Adventures Bend Breakaway cycling tour.
Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine   Atlantic Ocean
40°24’N 68°00’W
 
Oregon Caves   Oregon
42°06’N 123°25’W
 
Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks   New Mexico
32°18’N 106°33’W
 
Organ Pipe Cactus Arizona
32°02’N 112°52’W
Went here and stayed in Ajo on way up to Prescott to see Bob and Pam Deichmeister.
Pacific Remote Islands Marine   US Minor Outlying Islands south-southwest of Hawaii
16°45’N 169°31’W
 
Papahānaumokuākea Marine   Hawaii, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
25°42’N 171°44’W
 
Petroglyph

Piedras Marcadas, Petroglyph NM
New Mexico
35°10’N 106°46’W
Dec 2018.
Pipestone   Minnesota
44°01’N 96°20’W
 
Pipe Spring

Pipe Spring Natl Monument
Arizona
36°52’N 112°44’W
Oct 2016, driving trip for Conservation Lands Foundation conf in Las Vegas, NV.
Pompeys Pillar   Montana
45°59’24″N 108°00’04″W
 
Poverty Point   Louisiana
32°38’N 91°25’W
 
Prehistoric Trackways   New Mexico
32°21’N 106°54’W
 
President Lincoln and Soldiers’ Home   District of Columbia
38°56’30″N 77°00’42″W
 
Pullman   Illinois
41°41’28″N 87°36’36″W
 
Rainbow Bridge   Utah
37°05’N 110°58’W
 
Río Grande del Norte   New Mexico
36°40’00″N 105°42’00″W
 
Rose Atoll Marine   American Samoa
14°33’S 168°32’W
 
Russell Cave   Alabama
34°58’N 85°48’W
 
Saint Francis Dam Disaster   California
34°33’N 118°31’W
 
Salinas Pueblo Missions

Salinas Pueblo Missions – Quarai
New Mexico
34°16’N 106°04’W
Dec 2018.
San Gabriel Mountains   California
34°13’N 118°04’W
 
San Juan Islands   Washington
48°32’N 123°02’W
 
Sand to Snow   California
34°05’N 116°41’W
 
Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains   California
33°48’N 116°42’W
 
Scotts Bluff   Nebraska
41°50’N 103°42’W
 
Sonoran Desert   Arizona
33°00’N 112°28’W
 
Statue of Liberty   New York, New Jersey
40°41’N 74°02’W
Sailed around it on a harbor tour, but didn’t go in, in 1998 or 1999
Stonewall   New York
40°44’01″N 74°00’08″W
 
Sunset Crater Volcano

Robert at Sunset Crater Natl Monument
Arizona
35°22’N 111°30’W
Sept 2016 on an AZ-UT driving trip with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Timpanogos Cave   Utah
40°26’N 111°43’W
 
Tonto   Arizona
33°39’N 111°05’W
 
Tule Lake   California
41°53’N 121°22’W
 
Tule Springs Fossil Beds   Nevada
36°19’N 115°16’W
 
Tuzigoot

Tuzigoot Natl Monument
Arizona
34°47’N 112°02’W
Sept 2016 on an AZ-UT driving trip with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Upper Missouri River Breaks   Montana
47°47’N 109°01’W
 
Vermilion Cliffs Arizona
36°49’N 111°44’W
Multiple times…but most recently in Sept 2016, Oct 2019.
Virgin Islands Coral Reef   US Virgin Islands
18°19’N 64°43’W
 
Waco Mammoth   Texas
31°36’22″N 97°10’26″W
 
Walnut Canyon

At Walnut Cyn Natl Monument
Arizona
35°10’N 111°31’W
Oct 2016, driving trip for Conservation Lands Foundation conf in Las Vegas, NV.
White Sands New Mexico
32°47’N 106°10’W
May 2017, Sky Islands of West Texas trip.
Wupatki

Liza & Joanne at Wupatki Natl Monument
Arizona
35°31’N 111°22’W
Sept 2016 on an AZ-UT driving trip with Mark and Joanne Guralnick.
Yucca House   Colorado
37°15’N 108°41’W
 

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