UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the U.S.

Along with 61 National Parks, there are 24 World Heritage Sites, including 2 transboundary sites, in the United States and Puerto Rico. United States has more Natural sites (12) than Cultural sites (11), which is unusual among UNESCO World Heritage countries. The U.S. also has one mixed natural/cultural site: Papahānaumokuākea, a vast and isolated linear cluster of small, low lying islands and atolls, with their surrounding ocean, roughly 250 km to the northwest of the main Hawaiian Archipelago.

NameDate InscribedCategoryCountryVisited
Mesa Verde National Park*1978CulturalUnited States of America
Yellowstone National Park*1978NaturalUnited States of America
Grand Canyon National Park*1979NaturalUnited States of AmericaGrand Canyon (2016)
Everglades National Park1979NaturalUnited States of America
Independence Hall1979CulturalUnited States of America
Redwood National and State Parks*1980NaturalUnited States of America
Mammoth Cave National Park*1981NaturalUnited States of America
Olympic National Park*1981NaturalUnited States of America
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site1982CulturalUnited States of America
Great Smoky Mountains National Park*1983NaturalUnited States of America
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico1983CulturalUnited States of America
Statue of Liberty1984CulturalUnited States of America
Yosemite National Park*1984NaturalUnited States of America
Chaco Culture1987CulturalUnited States of America
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park*1987NaturalUnited States of America
Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville1987CulturalUnited States of America
Taos Pueblo1992CulturalUnited States of America
Carlsbad Caverns National Park*1995NaturalUnited States of America
Papahānaumokuākea2010MixedUnited States of America
Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point2014CulturalUnited States of America
San Antonio Missions2015CulturalUnited States of America
The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright2019CulturalUnited States of America
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias* / Glacier Bay* / Tatshenshini-Alsek1979NaturalCanada, United States of America
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park* (Was combined with Glacier Nat'l Park)1995NaturalCanada, United States of America
Note:
   * Indicates a UNESCO sites that are also U.S. National Parks.
   † Indicates a site inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger.
The table UNESCO - USA was last modified at 2022-05-13 17:44:11 by Wayne.

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