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A Hat Tip to the NPS Centennial

Today marks the centennial of the National Park Service, and I'm not ashamed to admit that I've looked forward to this day all year. As a rather big fan of the NPS, I've visited about 20 new sites this year, some big and many smaller ones. I learned or greatly enjoyed something at every single location. Since I have posted a few other lists here, I thought it might be interesting to do the same for the parks I've visited to date: Alphabetically by state, here goes...

Denali NPAKKenai Fjords NPAKFort Smith NHSARHot Springs NPARPea Ridge NMPARGrand Canyon NPAZLake Mead NRAAZPetrified Forest NPAZDeath Valley NPCAGolden Gate NRACALassen Volcanic NPCALava Beds NMCARedwood Forest NPCASan Francisco Maritime NHPCAWhiskeytown NRPCAYosemite NPCAColorado NMCOMesa Verde NPCORocky Mountain NPCOWeir Farm NHSCTKorean War Veterans MemorialDCLincoln MemorialDCNational MallDCThomas Jefferson MemorialDCWashington MonumentDCWord War II MemorialDCWorld War I MemorialDCCanaveral NMFLChickama…