Haleakalā National Park

Haleakala Crater landscape

The park got its name from Haleakala, a dormant volcano within the park’s area. Haleakala in Hawaiian means “House of the Sun” belongs to one of the world’s largest volcanic craters. Its rim’s elevation reaches at 10,023 feet (3,055 meters) at Red Hill on the southwest. The crater is 7.5 miles long … Read more

North Cascades National Park

Lake in an alpine region at North Cascades

With glaciated peaks rising from the densely forested valley, the North Cascade Range is situated at the park’s complex. It is often called the American Alps, with steep and rugged peaks, formed from durable granites and related rocks. Tallest peaks rise between 7000 to 9000 feet. Goode Mountain with an elevation of … Read more