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National Parks Trivia Questions & Answers

Ultimate List of National Parks Trivia Questions & Answers

National Parks Trivia Questions & Answers Quiz Game
National Parks Trivia Questions & Answers Quiz Game

Introduction

National parks, all around the world are untouched natural lands. Preserved from human activities, these are in a pure state hosting wild and rare species of the ecosystem. These parks are accessible to people for visits but no urban activities are allowed. You can go for a walk across a national park to get in touch with the nature and explore how the world would have been if it weren’t for human intervention. If you think you are good at geography then prove it by acing our National Parks trivia quiz game.

Below we have a list of some interesting National Parks trivia questions & answers about national parks that shall test you, so refresh your high school geography memory and see how many can you answer.

Interesting National Parks Trivia Facts

  • Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States.
  • Utah’s first national park is Zion.
  • United States’ smallest national park is Hot Springs.
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park is the only national park in North Dakota.
  • The Rockefeller family made a nuclear fallout shelter underneath the bowling alley at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Vermont.
  • The lighthouse at Cape Hatteras National Seashore relocated about a half mile inland due to an erosion in 1999.
  • The NPS oversees two former World War II Japanese internment camp sites: Manzanar and Minidoka national historic sites.
  • Biscayne National Park in Florida is 95 percent underwater, and it is famous for its mesmerizing coral reefs.
  • Zion National Park has a popular slot canyon whose tubular look makes it the signature, “the Subway.”
  • Everglades National Park is the solitary place on earth where American alligators and American crocodiles exist together.
  • A few trees in Redwoods National Park are around 2 millenniums old!

National Parks Trivia Questions & Answers

Q. Yellowstone was the first national park. In what year was it established? 

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1872

Q. What was the original name of Acadia National Park? 

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Lafayette

Q. What United States president has a national park named after him? 

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Theodore Roosevelt

Q. How many national parks are located in Hawaii? 

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2

Q. In what state will you find Voyageurs National Park? 

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Minnesota

Q. In what national park will you find the world’s largest tree? 

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Sequoia

Q. In what national park will you find the deepest lake in the United States? 

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Crater Lake

Q. True or false; Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located in two states. 

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True

Q. True or false; Wind Cave National Park is home to the longest cave system in the world. 

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False

Q. True or false; Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, is located in Katmai National Park. 

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False

Q. Which states is Yellowstone in? 

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Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho

Q. Which state is Everglades in? 

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Florida

Q. The Grand Canyon is a national park in which state? 

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Arizona

Q. True or false; there is no such national park as Zion. 

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False.

Q. True or false; Yellowstone is the biggest national park. 

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False.

Q. How large is Hot Springs? 

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5,500 acres.

Q. Which state is the Petrified Forest in? 

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Arizona

Q. True or false; Delaware does not have any national parks. 

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True.

Q. How many national parks does North Dakota have? 

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One.

Q. True or false; the American Samoa Park is in an eastern state. 

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False

Q. How many National Parks are there in the United States? 

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 59

Q. What’s the newest National Park in the United States of America? 

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Pinnacles National Park

Q. Which state has the most national parks? 

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California

Q. What landmark in Yellowstone National Park says ”For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People.” 

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Roosevelt Arch

Q. Where can you find Half Dome and El Capitan? 

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Yosemite National Park

Q. How old did the National Park Service turn this year? 

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100

Q. How many states have a national park, currently? 

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27

Q. Which state has the largest national park? 

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Alaska

Q. What is the name of the largest national park in United States? 

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Wrangell–St. Elias  

Q. Where is Isle Royale National Park? 

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Michigan.

Q. How much area does Wrangell–St. Elias cover? 

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8 million acres.

Q. Which state has the smallest national park? 

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Arkansas

Q. Which national parks are the most visited? 

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The great Smoky Mountains.

Q. How many people have visited the Great Smoky Mountains? 

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10.7 million

Q. Which national parks are the second most visited? 

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Great Canyon

Q. How many people have visited the Great Canyon? 

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5.5 million

Q. During parts of the year, visitors to which park are the first in the U.S. to see the sunrise? 

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Acadia National Park

Q. What are the stunted, twisted plants that have adapted to the harsh conditions above the tree line called? 

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Krummholz.

Q. Where is Redwood National Park? 

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California

Q. Which mountain range is composed of some of the oldest rocks in North America but is one of the youngest in the world? 

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Grand Tetons.

Q. To which famous canyon can you take a mule ride all the way to the bottom? 

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 Grand Canyon.

Q. Where does the largest herd of unmanaged Roosevelt elk live? 

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Olympic National Park

Q. Steamboat Geyser is the world’s tallest geyser and among more than 300 in which national park? 

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Yellowstone National Park

Q. In which national park can you visit Ramsey Cascades? 

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 Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Q. What is the tallest waterfall in North America? 

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Yosemite Falls

Q. Where is Haleakala National Park? 

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Alaska.

Q. Which is the highest peak in Rocky Mountain National Park? 

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Longs Peak

Q. Do you know the number of acres covered by Yellowstone? 

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Merely above 2 million acres

Q. Where is Canyonlands National Park? 

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Utah.

Q. Name the highest exploding in Yellowstone and the world? 

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Steamboat Geyser

Q. What is the average water temperature of Yellowstone Lake? 

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41 degrees

Q. What is the fastest mammal in Yellowstone? 

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Pronghorn

Q. How many states border Yellowstone National Park? 

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3

Q. Where is Arches National Park? 

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Utah.

Q. Where is Badlands National Park? 

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South Dakota.

Q. Where is Big Bend National Park? 

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Texas.

Q. Where is Biscayne National Park? 

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Florida.

Q. Where is Crater Lake National Park? 

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Oregon.

Q. Approximately how many people visit Yellowstone National Park each year? 

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3,000,000 people.  

Q. True or False; Acadia National Park was the first national park established east of the Mississippi. 

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False

Q. Where is Glacier National Park? 

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Montana.

Q. Where is Glacier Bay National Park? 

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Alaska.

Q. The Green River runs through how many units of the National Park System? 

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Dinosaur National Monument

Q. True or False; Mammoth Cave is located in Utah. 

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True.

Q. Where is Acadia National Park? 

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Maine

Q. Which is deeper, Kings Canyon or the Grand Canyon? 

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Kings Canyon

Q. Where was the first automobile permit for a national park issued? 

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Mount Rainier National Park

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