10 Bizarre and Interesting Facts About the U.S. National Parks

Did you know bears were once encouraged to eat out of dumpsters and visitors were allowed to sit and watch? Can you name the first official national park? How about the location of where President Theodore Roosevelt mourned the death of his wife and mother?

Here are 10 fascinating, and sometimes bizarre, facts about the U.S. national park system that you know and love.

Discuss This Article

Follow your passions

Connect with ACTIVE.COM