Biomes, Ecological Cycles, and Environmental Milestones

What was the first U.S. national park?

On March 1, 1872, an Act of Congress signed by Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885) established Yellowstone National Park as the first national park. The action inspired a worldwide national park movement.


This is a web preview of the "The Handy Science Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App