01 Aug '11, 6pm

The 100+ State Parks Facing Closure - Is Your Favorite Park on the List? : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

The 100+ State Parks Facing Closure - Is Your Favorite Park on the List? : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

It is worth noting that designating a single piece of land--especially one rich with resources--was quite radical for the early 1900s. Before the United States introduced its federal- and state-level park system, the concept was far from common. Thanks to Republican Teddy Roosevelt, the U.S. now has 41,725 miles of trail, 207,063 campsites, and 7,161 cabins and lodges across the state park system.

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