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The Most Popular Photos Of America’s Public Lands In 2013

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Twitter account tweeted stunning photos America’s National Parks, Wildlife Refuges and other public lands in 2013. Here are some of the best.

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One of the most spectacular #lightning strikes we have ever seen. Near the South Rim @GrandCanyonNPS.

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Happy Presidents’ Day! Here’s a shot of the #WashingtonMonument from an angle you don’t see every day.

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If you were stargazing in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you might catch this view of the #MilkyWay.

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If you like #lightning photos, you’ll love this one by Adam Schallau from the South Rim @GrandCanyonNPS.

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One of the best places to see fall colors in New England: @AcadiaNPS. #Maine #autumn

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Traffic jams are a little different @YellowstoneNPS. #yellowstone #bison

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@Interior

Traffic jams are a little different @YellowstoneNPS. #yellowstone #bison

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One of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of #NewMexico @WhiteSands_NPS

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US Dept of Interior

@Interior

One of the world’s great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of #NewMexico @WhiteSands_NPS

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The Vermilion Cliffs in #Arizona provide some of the most amazing photography on public lands. Here's proof.

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US Dept of Interior

@Interior

The Vermilion Cliffs in #Arizona provide some of the most amazing photography on public lands. Here’s proof.

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There's nothing quite like an early morning in @GrandTetonNPS waiting for the #sunrise. #Wyoming

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US Dept of Interior

@Interior

There’s nothing quite like an early morning in @GrandTetonNPS waiting for the #sunrise. #Wyoming

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Looking 4 a photo that shows #autumn in America's great outdoors? This Rocky Mountain NP pic is the perfect choice.

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US Dept of Interior

@Interior

Looking 4 a photo that shows #autumn in America’s great outdoors? This Rocky Mountain NP pic is the perfect choice.

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One more stunning photo in celebration of #EarthDay. #Sunset over @GrandTetonNPS.

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US Dept of Interior

@Interior

One more stunning photo in celebration of #EarthDay. #Sunset over @GrandTetonNPS.

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The #NorthernLights put on a spectacular show over @DenaliNPS earlier this week. #auroras #auroraborealis

— US Dept of Interior (@Interior)

US Dept of Interior

@Interior

The #NorthernLights put on a spectacular show over @DenaliNPS earlier this week. #auroras #auroraborealis

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How about some fall color to end your day? Here's a recent photo from Rocky Mountain NP. #colorado #autumn

— US Dept of Interior (@Interior)

US Dept of Interior

@Interior

How about some fall color to end your day? Here’s a recent photo from Rocky Mountain NP. #colorado #autumn

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The definition of a "wow" photo. A nighttime photographer @ArchesNPS takes it all in. #milkyway #utah #stars

— US Dept of Interior (@Interior)

US Dept of Interior

@Interior

The definition of a “wow” photo. A nighttime photographer @ArchesNPS takes it all in. #milkyway #utah #stars

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Happy Earth Day from one the most beautiful places in the world. #Sunrise over Half Dome @YosemiteNPS

— US Dept of Interior (@Interior)

US Dept of Interior

@Interior

Happy Earth Day from one the most beautiful places in the world. #Sunrise over Half Dome @YosemiteNPS

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