North America is a source for a natural wonder and amusement. From the stunning peaks of the Canadian Rockies to the breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon, North America has a stunning array of natural beauty. Here are a few examples.
1. Redwood National Park, Northern California
This protected forest areas represents 37 miles of the California coastline and encompasses 131,983 acres. The Redwood trees that give the park its name are the tallest trees in the world and are home to several threatened species including the Brown Pelican, the Northern Spotted Owl, and the Bald Eagle.
2. Niagara Falls, Ontario/New York
Falling on the Canada and United States border, Niagara Falls is the largest waterfall in North America based on water. Niagara Falls is actually made up of three individual falls including: Horseshow Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and the American Falls. The Horseshoe Falls is the largest and most dramatic of the three at 173 feet high and 2,600 feet wide.