National Parks - West: Nevada & California

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Come along as we visit Nevada’s one and only National Park – Great Basin National Park.  Then, we move on to visit 5 parks in California, comparing and contrasting along the way. Joshua Tree and Death Valley demonstrate high desert vs. low desert landscapes and conditions.  Sequoia and Redwood NP’s show us the difference between trees that are gigantic in circumference vs. height. Lastly, we visit one of the crown jewels of National Parks – Yosemite N.P. 

Video length:  17:19 minutes

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What makes a National Park special?

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Great Basin N.P.

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Joshua Tree N.P.

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Death Valley N.P.

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Sequoia N.P.

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Redwood N.P.

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Yosemite N.P.

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Videos in this Series

National Parks - Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Colorado.

National Parks - Wyoming & Utah

National Parks - Alaska & Hawaii