1870s C.E.

Yellowstone National Park's Great Prismatic Spring

The U.S. formally establishes Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park

Although individual countries designate their own national parks differently, there is a common idea: the conservation of ‘wild nature’ for posterity and as a symbol of national pride. As of 2023, there are over 6500 national parks worldwide.

The U.S. formally establishes Yellowstone National Park, the world’s first national park More