National Parks

National park is a term used to denote a reserved area of land owned by the government. Explore all of the parks and learn about their natural scenery and historic values.


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Voyageurs National Park

Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park is home to beautiful landscapes including the lovely Kabetogama Peninsula. Visitors can paddle up streams and across lakes to areas where moose mink wolf and otter still live in abundance. Learn more.

Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords National Park offers excellent vistas and a wide range of outdoor activities, including hiking, kayaking, and fishing. Find out more about this scenic national park in southeastern Alaska.

Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks

Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks encompass most of California's High Sierra country. The combined parkland contains thousands of acres of sequoias and some of the nation's wildest and loveliest alpine scenery. Learn more about these parks.

Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park in southwestern Oregon attracts tourists with the startlingly clear blue waters of Crater Lake. About 2000 feet at its deepest point the lake is a mecca for sightseers. Read guidelines for visitors.

Katmai National Park

Katmai National Park in southern Alaska features volcanic destruction alongside rugged wilderness. The park is famous for its brown bears which pluck salmon from the Brooks River all summer long. Learn more.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Located in the North Dakota badlands Theodore Roosevelt National Park pays tribute to this great U.S. president and conservationist. The park stands on the land where Roosevelt lived during the 1880s. Learn more.

Hot Springs National Park

At Hot Springs National Park, bathhouses collect the steaming-hot spring waters that spill forth from Hot Springs Mountain. Learn about the things to do at this national park in Arkansas.

Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park is frequented by visitors interested in exploring the beauty of slickrock wilderness: brightly colored sandstone canyons and domes that cut through the Colorado Plateau. Read these Capitol Reef visitor tips.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a popular destination for travelers interested in cave exploration. In addition to more than caves the park features thousands of stalactite and stalagmite formations. Learn about this New Mexico attraction.

Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park spans a beautiful section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. Read this article for useful information about what to see and where to stay at this national park.

Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park located in southwestern Texas features the magnificent Chisos Mountains and the Santa Elena Canyon. Read about rafting hiking and other things you can do at Big Bend National Park.

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park, located just miles from Miami, contains the only living coral reef in the United States. The vast majority of the park is underwater. Learn about this Biscayne National Park.

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park, located in southwestern Utah, is home to the world's only hoodoos (a type of rock formation). Learn more about these rocks and the national park as a whole.

Joshua Tree National Park

Visitors find Joshua Tree National Park -- just an hour's drive from Palm Springs -- full of living things and outdoor activities. Learn about the park's attractions for hikers climbers wildlife watchers and landscape photographers.

Arches National Park

Arches National Park contains the world's largest concentration of natural stone arches. Located in southeastern Utah the park features a wealth of sandstone spires arches and pinnacles. Learn what to see at Arches National Park.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Anglers, climbers, photographers and vacationioners alike know: The Rockies offer an incredibly diverse array of outdoor possibilities in the heart of the American West.

Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park once home to the Sioux Indians features unique geological formations that amaze its visitors. The park cuts across the Great Plains of southwestern South Dakota. Read these helpful tourist tips.

Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park, near Tucson, features amazing saguaro cacti interspersed among other Sonoran Desert flora, such as ocotillo and prickly pear. Learn what to see and do in this scenic spot.

Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park, with its historical sites and its unparalleled access to unspoiled wilderness, offers diversions aplenty for the outdoors enthusiast. Find out what you'll see on Isle Royale.

Acadia National Park

Located off the central coast of Maine, Acadia National Park features Cadillac Mountain and Somes Sound, one of the few fjords in America. Read this article to discover more about Acadia.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park encompasses a diverse array of landscapes, from the stark Chihuahuan Desert to lush coniferous forests. Learn more about this beautiful region.

Petrified Forest National Park

Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park offers one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood as well as 225-million-year-old fossils. Learn what to see and do at this national treasure.

Redwood National Park

Home to some of the world's tallest old-growth coast redwoods Redwood National Park blankets 37 miles along the northern California coastline. Learn more about what to do and see at this national treasure.

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park is a source of inspiration and fascination attracting five million travelers each year. Keep reading to find out visitor information and details on how this natural wonder was formed.