Table 5-1 NPS Units Recognized for their Natural Resource Values as Part of UNESCO's International Network of Biosphere Reserves, as World Heritage Sites Under the World Heritage Convention, or as Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat Under the Ramsar Convention

Park Unit

Biosphere Reserve

World Heritage

Ramsar Convention

Big Bend NP

X

 

 

Big Thicket N. Preserve

X

 

 

Cape Lookout N. Seashore

Xa

 

 

Channel Island NP

Xa

 

 

Congaree Swamp N. Monument

Xa

 

 

Cumberland Island N. Seashore

Xa

 

 

Death Valley N. Monument

Xa

 

 

Denali NP

Xa

 

 

Everglades NP

Xb

X

X

Gates of Arctic N. Pres.

Xc

 

 

Glacier NP

X

 

 

Glacier Bay NP

Xa

 

 

Golden Gate N. Recreation Area

Xa

 

 

Grand Canyon NP

 

X

 

Great Smoky Mountains NP

Xa

X

 

Haleakala NP

Xa

 

 

Hawaii Volcanoes NP

Xa

X

 

Isle Royale NP

Xa

 

 

Joshua Tree N. Monument

Xa

 

 

Mammoth Cave NP

X

X

 

Noatak N. Preserve

Xa

 

 

Olympic NP

X

X

 

Organ Pipe Cactus N. Monument

Xa

 

 

Point Reyes N. Seashore

X

 

 

Redwood NP

X

X

 

Rocky Mountain NP

Xa

 

 

Sequoia and Kings Canyon NP

Xa

 

 

Virgin Island NP

X

 

 

Yellowstone NP

X

X

 

Yosemite NP

X

X

 

Wrangell-St. Elias Npd

X

X

 

Number of NPS Units

30

10

1

a Part of a biosphere reserve including other administrative units.

b Includes Fort Jefferson NM.

c Part within Noatak Watershed only.

d Part of binational Wrangell-St. Elias NP (US) and Kluane NP (Canada).



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