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USGS Geology in the Parks

List of National Parks within the Interior Plain

This is an abbreviated list of parks within the Interior Plain Province that showcase geology. The individual park name is a link to the park's National Park Service page. Pages listed beneath are links to web sites featuring pertinant USGS geologic investigations, geology tours, or publications. To return to the Interior Plain Province Geology, click here. To return to the clickable map of Geologic Provinces, click here.

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument - USGS photo

Agate Fossil Beds NM

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Amistad National Recreation Area

Badlands NP

Geology of Badlands National Park: A Preliminary Report

The Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary Interval in Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Geologic Map of the Badlands National Monument and Vicinity, West-Central South Dakota

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area

Capulin Volcano National Monument
Capulin Volcano National Monument - NPS photo

Capulin Volcano NM

Carlsbad Caverns NP

Study of high SAR backscattering caused by an increase of soil moisture

Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Chimney Rock National Historic Site

Devils Tower NM

National Park Service Support Project - Devils Tower National Monument

Effigy Mounds National Monument

Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Indiana Dunes NL

Coastal Erosion of Southern Lake Michigan - contains information on the Indiana Dunes NL region

The Yellow Mounds of Badlands National Park
The Yellow Mounds of Badlands National Park - USGS photo by Phil Stoffer

Jewel Cave National Monument

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Mammoth Cave NP

Mississippi National River & Recreation Area

Missouri National Recreational River

Devils Tower National Monument
Devils Tower National Monument - USGS photo

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Niobrara National Scenic River

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Saint Croix National Scenic River

Scotts Bluff National Monument

Sleeping Bear Dunes NL

'Popular Beach Disappears Underwater in Huge Coastal Landslide - Sleeping Bear Dunes, Michigan'

The landscape, surficial and underlying geology of the Sleeping Bear Dunes NL region

PDF of the use of lichen to track atmospheric deposition of material in a system

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Voyageurs NP

Bedrock and Soil Geochemistry from Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota

Impact of fire on the geochemistry of forest soils

Wind Cave National Park

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