National Geographic : 1979 Jul
Forgreaterdetail,see Close-Up: U.S.A. maps in March 1974 and October 1974 issues. -NORTH DAKOTA ) Fort Union Trading Post NHS: Only foundations of this fur-trading center survive A. ® Theodore Roosevelt NP offers horse rental and backcountry camping along the Little Missouri River$(. A Aw., A ® Knife River Indian Villages NHS: Five Plains Indian settlements -MINNESOTA ) Voyageurs NP: Canoeists paddle northern lakes, once fur traders' highways A ft LA, * 116 SGrand Portage NM re-creates a wilderness fur post where traders and explorers met 4b 16i i ) Pipestone NM: See how Indians made tobacco pipes from soft red stone still quarried here A. -SOUTH DAKOTA O Jewel Cave NM glitters with many-faceted calcite crystals - a treasure for spelunkers c& ® Mount Rushmore N MEM: Sixty-foot granite faces of four Presidents sculpted into mile-wide cliff &I ( Wind Cave NP: Rare honeycomb formations below, herds of bison above A If @ Badlands NP: Coyotes prowl erosion-scoured buttes and gullies -NEBRASKA ( Agate Fossil Beds NM: Trail leads to exposed layers of prehistoric animal bones >1 16 @ Scotts Bluff NM: Oregon Trail landmark rises 800 feet $ &1h.~L ) Homestead NM: Site of one of the first claims under 1862 free-land law that peopled the prairies -IOWA @ Effigy Mounds NM: Animal shaped mounds of prehistoric Indians; burial grounds 1t @ Herbert Hoover NHS: Birthplace, restored boyhood neighborhood, and gravesite of 31st President L AL -KANSAS @ Fort Lamed NHS: Key Santa Fe Trail army outpost in Plains Indians campaigns cL4 A @ Fort Scott NHS: Reconstructed army post on "permanent" Indian frontier* -MISSOURI @ Jefferson National Expansion Memorial NHS: Visitors to St. Louis ascend 630 foot steel arch, symbolic gateway to the West L. A @ George Washington Carver NM: Birthplace of black agronomist who developed by-products of peanuts and cotton Lk fr 2 Wilson's Creek NB interprets . crucial Civil War battle through self guiding loop drive L.A _. @ Ozark National Scenic Riverways: Includes 140 miles along Current and Jacks Fork Rivers bA W AbiA -OKLAHOMA ) Chickasaw NRA: Man-made Lake of the Arbuckles, fresh and mineral springs& A lb 1 ,,. -ARKANSAS ( Pea Ridge NMP: Fighting that kept Missouri in the Union raged around restored Elkhorn Tavern $AL @ Buffalo NR: One of the few free-flowing, unpolluted rivers in lower 48 states At kA IN .) ) Fort Smith NHS: Once the Indian resettlement and law-and-order center for wild Oklahoma Territory @ Hot Springs NP: Bathe in soothing thermal water in wooded mid-city spa A m*A.