Northwest

This region includes Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and California.
From the deepest canyon in North America to the tallest trees in the world, this region is exceptional!

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Hells Canyon is the deepest river gorge in North America, at almost 8,000 feet. Bighorn sheep munch on bunchgrass above the Snake River, the boundary between Idaho and Oregon.

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A redwood tree named Hyperion is the tallest in the world at 379.7 feet high. The largest, named General Sherman, has a trunk that measures 20 feet. Enough reason to visit the redwoods in California!

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The world’s most massive living thing on earth is in Utah! The mysterious thing is an aspen grove called Pando—cloned from a single male quaking aspen near Fish Lake.

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The Hoh Rain Forest in Washington’s Olympic National Park is really wet! It rains an average of 140 inches a year. That’s why it’s so full of mosses, ferns, and gigantic trees.

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Extremophiles live in Yellowstone National Park! These microbes live in geysers and pools that can be scalding hot. The park straddles Wyoming and Montana.

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Alaska, the largest state, is way up north where you find tundra—the coldest habitat in the world, where plants hug the ground and stay clustered together to withstand icy winds.
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