Amazing National Parks that honor Native American cultures in wilderness

Petroglyphs at Petrified Forest National Wilderness Area 

T. Scott Williams/NPS

Native American Heritage Month offers all Americans the opportunity to recognize and honor those who have long understood the value of wilderness and who have lived amongst it for numerous generations.

In addition to providing magnificent spots for outdoor recreation, many National Parks also are sites of historical and cultural significance. Some of these places offer a glimpse of Native American cultures that have lived in America's wilderness for hundreds, and in some cases thousands, of years. The slideshow below features images from some of the National Parks that have been home to Native Americans, from long ago to today:

(select the "i" to get more information on these unique lands)