Question: Which California park was the first to receive national park status?

Question: Which California park was the first to receive national park status?

Yosemite National Park
Sequoia National Park
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Redwood National Park

On September 25, 1890, President Benjamin Harrison established California’s first national park, Sequoia National Park. It was only the second U.S. national park and gained its status in order to protect the sequoia trees from the logging industry. The state’s second national park, Yosemite, was established days later, on October 1, 1890.

The Answer: The correct answer is Sequoia National Park.

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