World Heritage Sites – USA

    The United States of America is blessed with incredible natural wonders which have been set aside and preserved as National Parks, and many of these areas have been included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. There are also a few historical locations on the list. What follows is the US’s entire list with associated photos.
 
    1. Mesa Verde (1978)
 
        Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado    Balcony House, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado   Long House, Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
 
    2. Yellowstone National Park (1978)
 
       Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming    Lower Falls, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Wyoming    Terraces at Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, WY
 
       Morning Glory Pool, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming   American Bison, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
 
    3. Glacier Bay, Alaska (1979)
 
       Glacier Bay, Alaska    Glacier Bay, Inside Passage, Alaska
 
    4. Grand Canyon National Park (1979)
 
     Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona   Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona  Devil's Watchtower, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
  
     5. Everglades National Park (1979)
 
     Everglades National Park, Florida    Everglades National Park, Florida   American Alligator, Everglades National Park, Florida
 
    6. Independence Hall, Philadelphia (1979)
 
     Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
    7. Redwood National Park (1981)
 
        Road in Redwood National Park, California
 
    8. Mammoth Cave National Park (1981)
 
       Inside Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky
 
    9. Olympic National Park (1981)
 
      Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park, Washington   Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Park, Washington   Ruby Beach, Olympic National Park, Washington
 
    10. Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Illinois (1982)
 
        Cahokia Mounds State Park, Illinois
 
    11. Great Smoky Mountains National Park (1983)
 
       Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee   Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
 
    12. La Fortaleza & San Juan Historic Site, Puerto Rico (1983)
 
       El Morro, San Juan, Puerto Rico     La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
    13. Statue of Liberty, New York City, (1984)
 
        Statue of Liberty, New York, New York    Another view of the Statue of Liberty, New York City
 
    14. Yosemite National Park (1984)
 
       Valley View, Yosemite National Park, California   Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California   Washburn Point, Yosemite National Park, California
 
    15. Chaco Culture National Historical Park (1987)
 
         Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Culture National Historic Site, New Mexico
 
    16. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (1987)
 
       Molten Lava at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Big Island,Hawaii   Recent Lava Flow, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii   Thurston Lava Tube, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
 
    17. Monticello and the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia (1987)
 
        Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia
 
    18. Taos Pueblo, New Mexico (1992)
 
        Taos Pueblo, New Mexico   Village Church at Taos Pueblo, New Mexico
 
    19. Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (1995)
 
        Glacier National Park, Montana, USA   Glacier National Park, Montana, USA   St Mary Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA
 
        Prince of Wales Inn, Waterton National Park, Alberta, Canada   Waterton Lake National Park, Alberta, Canada  Waterton Lake National Park, Alberta, Canada
 
    20. Carlsbad Caverns National Park (1995)
 
        Bat Cave, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico   Big Room, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico  Stalagmites, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico
 
                       Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico
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