Name the First National Park in the World. Write the Name of the Country in Which it was Established?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : August 26th, 2022

The first national park in the world was Yellowstone national park which was established in 1872 in United States of America. It was developed in six months after the Hayden Expedition. It is located in the western United States, largely in the northwest corner of Wyoming and extending into Montana and Idaho.

Yellowstone National Park: First National Park in the World

Yellowstone National Park was established by the 42nd U.S. Congress with the Yellowstone National Park Protection Act. It is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features. Yellowstone National Park is part of the South Central Rockies forests ecoregion.

  • The national park is spread over an area of 8,983 km2.
  • It comprises lakes, canyons, rivers, and mountain ranges.
  • In 1978, it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  • Yellowstone national park is the first national park in the world and it is located in the United States of America

  • The first national park in the world, Yellowstone was established on 1 March 1872 that is 150 years ago.

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