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America's 58 National Parks

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Next Airing: Mon, Nov 5th, 2018 at 9:50 AM on KUED-HD

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Enjoy visiting all 58 of America's unparalleled National Parks with this amazing series; a feat that few of us would ever accomplish in a lifetime!

Episodes:

  • Alaska: Gates of the Arctic

    This park was established in 1980 and is the northernmost National Park in the United States. Annually, temperatures can drop to 70 degrees below zero during the winter and to a high of 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. Visitors may be surprised to discover that within the 800 million acres of this park that there are no roads or trails.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 5th, 2018 at 9:50 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:02:56
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Alaska: Katmai

    Located on a peninsula in southern Alaska is this National Park, established in 1980. This area was named "The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes" in 1912 after volcano Novarupta's last major eruption left the land blanketed beneath 700 feet of pumice, ash and rock. Today, the park is flourishing, and is an important habitat for salmon and the brown bears.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 5th, 2018 at 9:53 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:05:40
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Alaska: Kobuk Valley

    Located only 25 miles north of the Arctic Circle is this National Park, established in 1980. Despite the location, over 20,000 acres of the parks land is made up of sand dunes and temperatures here can rise to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Caribou will travel through these dunes during their migration season down to the river where they become game for the Eskimo, who are the only people permitted to hunt within the park.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 6th, 2018 at 9:51 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:03:29
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Alaska: Lake Clark

    Established as a National Park in 1980, this park is located in the south western part of the state. It is often called the "Essence of Alaska" because it contains the very best all of the other parks have to offer; salmon streams, lakes, waterfalls, snow capped volcanoes, mountains, and tundra.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 6th, 2018 at 9:55 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:04:13
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Alaska: Denali

    Established in 1980, this National Park is located within interior Alaska and is centered on Denali, the highest mountain in North America. At a height of 20,320 feet, its tallest peak looms regally over the Alaskan wilderness of alpine tundra, braided streams, glaciers, Wonder Lake and the only road that leads through the park, stretching for 92 magnificent miles.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 7th, 2018 at 9:51 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:05:03
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Alaska: Glacier Bay

    Established as a National Park in 1910, this park's location on the International border of the United States and Canada is what makes it stand out. Sharing over 100 million acres of land between the two countries, it has formed the world's first International Peace Park, Waterton Glacier, and is also the longest unguarded border on earth.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 8th, 2018 at 9:51 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:06:09
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Alaska: Kenai Fjords

    Located on the edge of the Kenai Peninsula, this National Park was established in 1980. It has over 40 glaciers, lush forest, sea lions, seals, thousands of birds and the largest puffin population in the world. The parks "crowning glory" is Harding Icefield which measures nearly 700 square miles in size and is one mile thick of solid ice.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 9th, 2018 at 9:51 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:05:01
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Alaska: Wrangell - St. Elias

    Established in 1980 and located in the south central edge of Alaska, this National Park is home to the tallest peak in North America, Mt. Saint Elias, at 18,008 feet. Rich with copper ore, this land, measuring over 13,000 million acres, was once home to the mining town of Kennecott, until it closed in 1938. Today, visitors to the park can visit the abandoned mines and homes of these settlers.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 12th, 2018 at 9:53 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:06:03
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Volcanic : Lassen

    Approved by Congress as a National Park in 1916, this park is located in northeastern California and is named after its dominant volcanic feature, Lassen Peak. This volcano famously erupted over 300 times between the years of 1915 and 1917. Today, visitors of the park come to celebrate its 51 lakes, 150 miles of hiking trails, and peaks of nearly 11,000 feet high.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 13th, 2018 at 9:51 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:05:27
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Volcanic: Haleakala

    This National Park was established on the island of Maui, also known as "The Valley Isle" in 1916. Located here is the dormant Haleakala Volcano which is estimated to have last erupted between 1480 and 1600AD. The volcanoes historic explosions created today's main feature, the Haleakala Crater, which measures nearly 7 miles across, 2 miles wide, and 2,600ft deep.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 14th, 2018 at 9:52 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:04:13
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Volcanic: Hawaiian Volcanoes

    Established in 1961, this park is located on the Big Island of Hawaii and is home to two active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa. The park features prehistoric petroglyphs, black lava tunnels, black sand beaches, vegetation and a variety of predator-free wildlife.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 15th, 2018 at 9:50 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:08:18
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Volcanic: Mt. Rainier

    Located in Washington State, this National Park is named after the volcanic geographical centerpiece, Mt. Rainier, located within the Cascade Mountains. The park, established in March 1899, was the fifth National Park founded in the United States and has a Wonderland Trail, a 93-mile long hiking path, waterfalls and 200ft tall trees and fields of wildflowers.

    Next Airing: Fri, Nov 16th, 2018 at 9:52 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:06:14
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Mountain: Great Sand Dunes

    Designated as a National Park in 2004, this park is located in the San Luis Valley, home to the tallest sand dunes in North America. Visitors enjoy sledding atop hills of sand, hiking, observing the diverse wildlife and enjoying the fresh water of the Medano Creek.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 19th, 2018 at 9:53 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:05:44
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Mountain: Great Smoky Mountains

    Established in 1983 is this National Park is located in the Appalachian Mountain range and is unique in that it occupies the two states of Tennessee and North Carolina. This area was homeland to the Cherokee Indians until 1830 when they were re-located following the Indian Removal Act. Today, this National Park is home to over 17,000 documented species of plants, animals, and wildlife.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 20th, 2018 at 9:50 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:08:19
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Mountain: North Cascades, Washington

    Three hours northwest of Seattle and straddling the Canadian border sits the North Cascades, established in 1968. There are over 300 glaciers in this park, more than any other park in North America. Running through the park is the Cascade Mountain Range, which contains a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,663 mile stretch of land between Mexico and Canada, an ultimate adventure for experienced hikers.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 26th, 2018 at 9:53 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:02:43
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Mountain: Glacier, Montana

    Established as a National Park in 1910, this park's location on the International border of the United States and Canada is what makes it stand out. Sharing over 100 million acres of land between the two countries, it has formed the world's first International Peace Park, Waterton Glacier, and is also the longest unguarded border on earth.

    Next Airing: Tue, Nov 27th, 2018 at 9:51 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:07:23
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Mountain: Rocky Mountains, Colorado

    The continental divide runs through this National Park, which was established in 1915. The character of the park on either side of the division is unique. To the east, the land is drier, with glaciated peaks and cirques, while the western side of the divide is wet and lush with dense forest. Binding these two different climates together are the Rocky Mountains.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 28th, 2018 at 9:54 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:04:56
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020
  • Mountain: Guadalupe Mountains, Texas

    Containing the highest elevation in the state at 8,749ft, this National Park is located in the Guadalupe Mountains of west Texas. Established in 1972, this park offers a vast collection of rich Native American history that dates back nearly 10,000 years. Approximately 265 million years ago this region was once covered by a vast tropical sea that stretched 400 miles across the land.

    Next Airing: Thu, Nov 29th, 2018 at 9:52 AM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:04:54
    Usage rights: 7/1/2015 to 6/30/2020

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