18 photos from the birth of America's national parks
A car drives under a tree at Yosemite National Park, California, 1932. Courtesy U.S. National Park Service
A view of Yosemite taken in 1865 by photographer Carleton E. Watkins, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Californmore
The first Yosemite Park Rangers pose in a 1915 photograph. Courtesy U. S. National Park Service
Visitors hold hands around the General Sherman Tree at Sequoia National Park in Tulare County, 1905. Courtesmore
A snow survey group climbs Lassen Peak at Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California, March 1931. Comore
A re-enactment of a Native American wedding for the benefit of guests at Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, 1more
A woman poses next to a sign at Ash Mountain in Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, California. Courtesy Umore
Members of the U.S. Army 25th Infantry, also known as "Buffalo Soldier"", pose with their bicycles during theimore
A visitor on horseback looking at Seattle Creek toward Mount Muncaster as viewed from the High Divide, at Olymmore
Blackfoot women from Montana pose in Yosemite National Park, in 1915. Courtesy U.S. National Park Service
Five U.S. Army soldiers of the 24th Mounted Infantry, also known as "Buffalo Soldiers", pictured near a road imore
A view of Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah. Courtesy U. S. National Park Service
Native Americans perform a traditional tribal war dance at Yosemite National Park, California, 1926. Courtemore
President Theodore Roosevelt at Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California, 1903. Courtesy U.S. Natimore
The Cathedral Rocks, with lake and trees in foreground, in a photograph of Yosemite Valley taken in 1865 by Camore
U.S. National Park Service Path Committee members pose at Jordan Pond at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Mmore
A snow survey group climbs Lassen Peak, with views of Brokeoff Mountain and Mount Diller in the background, atmore
The firing of the sunset gun on Capitol Hill at Fort Yellowstone, possibly the last firing of the cannon, signmore
Revelers run with the bulls through the streets of Pamplona during Spain's best-known bull-running festival.
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