Nature Parks – Garden of the Gods & Capulin Volcano, US

Nature Parks – Garden of the Gods & Capulin Volcano, US

In this video, we are visiting some of the best nature parks in the United States! Places like Garden of the gods and Capulín Volcano.

Garden of the Gods is a public park located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. It was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1971.

Capulin Volcano National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located in northeastern New Mexico that protects and interprets an extinct cinder cone volcano and is part of the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field. A paved road spirals gradually around the volcano and visitors can drive up to a parking lot at the rim of the extinct volcano. Hiking trails circle the rim as well as lead down into the mouth of the volcano. The monument was designated on August 9, 1916 and is administered by the National Park Service. The volcano is located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the village of Capulin.

The visitor center features exhibits about the volcano and the area’s geology, natural and cultural history, and offers educational programs about volcanoes. There is also a video presentation about the volcano. The name capulin comes from a type of choke cherry, Prunus virginiana, that is native to southern North America.

Video Source: Best Nature Parks In America | Garden of the gods | Capulín Volcano | The Journey of a lifetime from RoadTales: Natalie & Gabriel on Youtube ⁄ CC BY

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