President Theodore Roosevelt     
        President Theodore Roosevelt loved nature.  In 1903, he spent two weeks traveling the country visiting Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and camping with John Muir in Yosemite National Park.  
        President Roosevelt created five national parks and 18 national monuments. He also set aside 51 federal bird sanctuaries, four national game refuges, and more than 100 million acres'  of national forests. 


Roosevelt and Muir in Yosemite National Park
    "Muir's three-night camping trip with President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 could be considered the most significant camping trip in conservation history." - (
PBS - National Parks)

Slideshow - President Theodore Roosevelt Touring America's Treasures