Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

  • 1. True or false? Installing a fishing shanty like that shown in the accompanying photo is legal in some national parks.

    2. True or false? According to official weather records, Logan Pass in Glacier National Park has the greatest average annual snowfall of any place in America’s National Park System.

    3. True or false?

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

  • 1. The photograph accompanying this quiz depicts the person in whose honor Congress authorized the establishment of
    a. Booker T. Washington National Monument
    b. George Washington Carver National Monument
    c. Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
    d. Frederick Douglass Home (now Frederick Douglass National Historic Site)

    2.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

  • Being lost in the wilderness is a fearful thing, even worse if you’re injured and wondering if anyone is looking for you. Each year, hundreds of people go missing or are injured in America's national parks. Test your knowledge of search and rescue (SAR) facts and trivia with this quiz.

    1. True or false?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

  • 1. The photo accompanying this quiz is a 1938 aerial view of the land that eventually became Poverty Point National Monument. Although Poverty Point is one of the National Park System’s 391 units, it is owned and operated by the State of
    a. Arizona
    b. Colorado
    c. Louisiana
    d. Ohio

    2.

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

  • 1. If “newest” national park is taken to mean the park most recently opened to the public, then ______ is America’s newest national park.
    a. Okalahoma City National Memorial
    b. Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
    c. Flight 93 National Memorial
    d. First Ladies National Historic Site

    2. New York’s ______ was transported to a new location earlier this year.
    a.

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