The national parks in the United States range from the towering mountains of the Rockies to the depths of Grand Canyon. There are narrow slot canyons, natural arches, forested islands, deep canyons, thundering waterfalls, jaw-dropping cliffs, brightly colored hot springs, crackling glaciers, sparkling lakes and more.
You can see playful river otters and sea lions, bison and moose, black bears and grizzly bears, whales and orcas, bald eagles and ospreys …
Whether you like to hike, sail, kayak, dive, swim, climb, canyoneer, cycle, drive , walk or just sit and admire the views, there is something for you in the national and state parks of the U.S.
FUN FACTS ABOUT US NATIONAL PARKS
Are you starting to plan a trip to a national park? Read my National Parks Guides
Do you want an itinerary to help plan your trip? Check out my Detailed Itineraries
Are you ready to book your trip? Use these Planning and Booking Resources