Find a
Resource
Select grade level(s) Select resource type(s) Select collection(s) Select standard(s) Skip navigation Digital Library for Earth System Education
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Search tips
Geology of the National Parks
This resource provides information about United States Geological Survey (USGS) resources and activities associated with National Parks. Users can choose from a selection of links that access items on park geology, virtual trips, research projects, and general topics such as plate tectonics, rocks and minerals, shorelines, glaciers, and many more. Links to geologic information for individual parks are arranged by alphabet, by state, or by geologic province.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this website is considered public information (unless otherwise noted) and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested. We strongly recommend that USGS data be acquired directly from a USGS server and not through other sources that may change the data in some way. While USGS makes every effort to provide accurate and complete information, various data such as names, telephone numbers, etc. may change prior to updating. USGS welcomes suggestions on how to improve our home page and correct errors. USGS provides no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of furnished data.
DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-100
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Western Region Geologic Information
http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Phil Stoffer
Western Earth Surface Processes Team
United States Geological Survey (USGS)