1. Ice age wooly mammal with large tusks

3. Largest tropical wilderness in the United States, Florida wetland

6. Opposite of Antarctica

7. Girl Scout cookie equivalent to Caramel deLite

10. Woodrow, president to create the National Park Service

14. Synonym for a peak or summit, plural

17. Actor who plays the male tribute for the 74th and 75th annual Hunger Games

21. Washington State Baseball team

22. Nickname for the first law of thermodynamics, energy can not be created or destroyed; it can only be converted from one form to another

23. The most glaciated peak in the contiguous US, also the tallest mountain in Washington state 

25. Tallest (known) living tree in the world (the tree was named Hyperion)

26. First Sylvester Stallone boxing movie with the now iconic theme song Gonna Fly Now by Bill Conti

28. Most regular geyser 

31. Describes a non-alcoholic drink

33. Verb for greedily eating a lot

34. To give in, capitulate, or crumble under pressure

36. The French name for Nova Scotia

39. Shallow body of groundwater that is geothermally heated

41. Quintessential feature of Roman architecture, plural

42. The only state not connected to another land mass like other states or countries

43. Dense growth of trees and underbrush covering a large area.

44. Largest tree by mass and bulk, with its species name literally being giganteum


46. Protein that facilitates passive diffusion through a membrane


2. International game that switches from summer to winter every two years. This year is a summer game.

4. Barons, Viscounts, Earls, Marquess’, Dukes, Princes, Grand Dukes, …, Emperors

5. World’s first national park, established in 1872

8. A depression or dip in the Earth, also a large round bowl for holding liquids

9. To be so terrified you’re unable to move

11. Standard spelling for the name of the bear that lives within you to prevent wildfires

12. Body of troops kept back from action to reinforce or protect others and are available in an emergency

13. Largest canyon in the United States

15. Largest reservoir of fresh water on the planet, singular

16. The name of a New York hockey team 

18. Name of the city in the Real World in the Matrix trilogy 

19. University Athletics Association teams often visit when competing against Washington University in St. Louis, the feature of the smallest national park

20. The only continental state to have a coral reef

27. Ridge just below the surface of the sea, a quarter of all marine species live its coral

29. Tallest mountain in the North American continent 

30. The result of the impact of a meteorite

32. Breeze, air current, etc.

35. A type of fruit jam, jelly, or marmalade

37. Kent, Superman’s secret identity

38. Marvel comics character Thanos is known to be in love with 

40. Name of the act of 1916 “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”

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