state park

noun

: an area of land that is owned and protected by a U.S. state because of its natural beauty or its importance in history

Examples of state park in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Sutter Buttes are home to a state park that almost no one is allowed to visit The Golden State is rich in natural wonders, but there’s one place that virtually no Californians have been able to visit: the Sutter Buttes. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 22 May 2024 Valley of Fire, Nevada’s first state park, has one through road, two campgrounds and several rock-climbing spots. Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2024 Councilman Aaron Penman and County Executive Robert Cassilly might end up taking swings at each other up at the King and Queen Seat state park. Patrick Wallis, Baltimore Sun, 24 May 2024 North Texas hasn’t seen a new state park open since Lake Tawakoni, east of Dallas, in 2002. Emily Brindley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 21 May 2024 Officials also said that the event would mark the first in the department’s plan to open a new state park every two years. Emily Brindley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 21 May 2024 Many locals say the current status — an empty state park — suits them just fine. Jessica Garrison, Los Angeles Times, 20 May 2024 Advertisement The shooting happened on May 1, 2020, after a state park ranger arrested Bils in San Diego’s Old Town and drove him to the downtown jail. Lyndsay Winkley, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 May 2024 So far, the land hasn’t become a state park, however. John Meyer, The Denver Post, 7 May 2024

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“State park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/state%20park. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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