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The Most BEAUTIFUL NATIONAL PARKS in the USA
Practical information to better organize the trip to these destinations with details on when to go, necessary documents, how to get around and much more
WHEN TO VISIT U.S. NATIONAL PARKS
The best time to visit the National Parks of the United States of America is spring. In fact, those who intend to visit western American parks in the summer, such as the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley, will find very hot hot, with temperatures that can reach up to 40 degrees. Pay attention also to peak periods to see the parks (such as June), we recommend that you book access to the most famous viewpoints. In the fall, some of America's most beautiful national parks are tinged with wonderful colors. Some parks are spectacular even in winter but you have to check the state of the snowfall.
WHERE ARE the NATIONAL PARKS in USA
American national parks are plentiful and are found throughout the nation. They are an attraction within an attraction, within a country like the United States that offers many travel suggestions and opportunities to visit. Most of these places are managed by the federal body of the Nationl Park Service which has allowed the preservation of territories and ecosystems, plant and animal species, while at the same time allowing a sustainable tourist use. Although parks can be found in many US states, the western United States has a very strong concentration.
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GUIDE to the MOST BEAUTIFUL AMERICAN NATIONAL PARKS to VISIT in the USA
The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona and is a Unesco World Heritage Site. The site is characterized by some geological formations that date back to 1800 million years. It is possible to visit it by choosing the South Rim or the North Rim. The most famous and accessible one is the South Rim, in fact we have chosen to visit this one. Among the most beautiful hiking trails there are some that descend to the bottom of the Canyon with good physical preparation and at least a couple of days of overnight stay in the area. The North Rim is less touristy and offers a landscape characterized by more vegetation. The South Rim can be reached via two entrances, the Moqui and the Desert View. On the South Rim side is Grand Canyon Village near the Visitor Center. To visit the park you can also use the Free Shuttle Buses, just leave the car in one of the many free car parks, click here to see the shuttle routes. Just park at the Grand Canyon Village Parking. The most beautiful points to see are along the red line that goes towards Hermit Road (west). Outside the park, the reference towns for overnight stays are Tusayan, less than two kilometers before the entrance with campsites and hotels, or the town of Williams, whose center is crossed by a section of Historic Route 66 and located an hour's drive. Along the 40-kilometer Desert View Drive, some of the Grand Canyon's most beautiful viewpoints are within easy reach. You can also book a helicopter visit (highly recommended but also expensive) or a rafting adventure on the waters of the Colorado river below. Another very nice point to see is the Grand Canyon West, which is a lesser known part of the park but famous above all for the Skywalk, a glass platform suspended in the void of the canyon at a height of over a thousand meters.
Grand Canyon Best Photo Points:
Desert View Drive, Mather Point South Rim, Grandview Point,
Bright Angel Trail, Hopi Point e Mohave Point, Pima Point
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Perhaps the most scenic of American parks, Monument Valley is located on the Navajo Tribal Park Indian Reservation, between Arizona and Utah. To visit it just follow one of the most beautiful roads in the United States, the famous US 163 Scenic Drive, 27 km long from Kayenta, to see the particular rock formations, each with its own name: Elephant Butte, Three Sisters, The Hub and many still others. In the area there is a visitor center at The View Hotel, with rooms overlooking the valley's most famous rock monuments (we slept right here, a crazy sight especially at sunset). Do not miss the Forrest Gump Point, made famous by the many films, which can be reached just north of the entrance to Monument Valley. While the other natural parks of the western States are under the federal management of the National Park Service, this area belongs to the Navajo Indians, who manage it independently, trying to preserve the traditions and legends of the reserve. In addition to the famous Three Sisters, you will be able to admire the flat peaks and spiers that frame the valley along the dirt road in search of the lesser known but equally incredible "monuments", up to John Ford's Point. Don't miss a visit to Monument Valley at sunset, when the sun's rays strike the valley perpendicularly and the colors give the landscape a surreal and mystical aspect. Being a reserve managed by the Navajo Indians, much of the territory cannot be explored freely, so there are not many paths that can be traveled, but there is still the opportunity to take a nice walk with a close view of the famous monoliths of the valley through a path called Wildcat Trail and is the only Monument Valley trail that can be accessed without a guide. Guided tours can be taken on foot, by minibus, by jeep, by helicopter / plane or on horseback. Curiosity: pay attention to the time zone because unlike Arizona which always follows solar time, the Navajo valley applies daylight saving time in the spring-summer period, so there is a difference of one hour with the zones and cities surrounding areas (the ones from which you will probably leave to get to the park).
Monument Valley Best Photo Points:
Scenic Drive, Forrest Gump Point, The Mittens and Merrick’s Butte, Elephant Butte, Three Sisters, John Ford’s Point, Totem Pole, Artist’s Point
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In southern Utah is another American national park, Bryce Canyon, a 2.5-hour drive from Page and the Lake Powell area. The park is not very large and can be seen in "no time". Once you reach the Visitor Center you arrive at the rim along which runs a path that connects the viewpoints. Do not miss the famous hoodos, the spire-shaped "fairy chimneys" originating from erosion by atmospheric agents, and some of the most beautiful viewpoints such as Sunset, Sunrise, Rainbow, Inspiration and Yovimpa. If you have more time you can descend to the bottom of the canyon along the Navajo Loop Trail to see the most beautiful hoodos groups such as Silent City and Wall Street up close. Be careful if you want to go there in winter because due to the altitude (2,500m) the temperatures often drop below zero with abundant snowfall. To visit the park you can also use the Free Shuttle Buses, parking your car in one of the park's free car parks, click here to see the shuttle routes. Fun Fact: the photographs at sunset do not look very good because the fireplaces are in the shade.
Bryce Canyon Best Photo Points:
Natural Bridge, Bryce Point, Paria View, Inspiration Point / Rim Trail, Sunset Point, Navajo Loop Trail, Sunrise Point / Rim Trail
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We are in the southern part of Utah, where this little gem of the USA is located. The east entrance is about 50 km from the town of Kanab. From here you can take the famous Zion - Mount Carmel Highway, which will leave you breathless thanks to the views it offers in the last stretch through the winding hairpin bends and the suggestive passage in the Tunnel. If, on the other hand, you enter from the south entrance (the one we took) you can find the town of Springdale, where there is no shortage of options for sleeping and eating. But what makes this place truly magical? Zion is a hiking lover's paradise, thanks to its canyons, small hidden waterfalls, and caves and impressive rock faces. The central heart of the park is the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, one of the most famous streets in the park. Here you can walk a path that winds along the bottom of the canyon carved by the Virgin River, surrounded by impressive vertical rock walls of a fiery red color. To visit the park you can also use the Free Shuttle Buses, parking your car in one of the park's free car parks, click here to see the shuttle routes. We recommend the one that reaches the most famous viewpoint, the famous Angel's Landing, but be careful because it is a very challenging path of over 7 km and not recommended for those suffering from vertigo. Before entering the park near Rockville, you can also see the ghost town of Grafton. Important to know that large vehicles and RVs are required to pay an escort fee to travel through the Zion tunnel.
Zion Best Photo Points:
Canyon Overlook, Zion Mount Carmel Hwy, Zion Canyon Scenic Dr, The Narrows
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On the border between California and Nevada (about 3 hours from Las Vegas) is another of the most famous national parks in the United States, Death Valley or Death Valley. The park can be accessed from three main access points: from the south via Jubilee Pass Road, from Furnace Creek (landmark of the valley) and from Beatty to the north via Daylight Pass Road. In addition to Furnace Creek, another inhabited area of the valley is the village of Stovepipe Wells, with a camping motel with an adjoining restaurant, shop and gas station. Attention: if you decide to visit the valley, check the temperatures, in fact the torrid climate during most of the year and the great distances make the visit very special. Think that Death Valley is one of the most extreme environments on planet Earth, it is in fact the hottest and lowest point in the entire American continent. But why do they like it so much? It is a spectacular landscape with desert sceneries made famous by many films. Do not miss some points such as Badwater Basin, at the bottom of the valley where there is an outcrop of salt water in the middle of the desert, 86 meters below sea level; the famous Devil's Golf Course, where once there was a lake now there is only an endless expanse of rocks and salt; the very famous Zabriskie Point to admire the peculiar shape of the desert gullies that shape the landscape; the mythical sand dunes of Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes; and finally the panoramic point of Dante's View, which offers a view as suggestive as hell on the portion of the valley below. This national park is huge and you need to plan your visit very well. In Death Valley it can take almost 2 hours to get from Dantes View to Ubehebe Crater. Death Valley has many places to visit due to its size, but the most famous are concentrated around Furnace Creek. If you're trekking in Death Valley and straying off the main trail, keep your eyes peeled to avoid encountering a rattlesnake. Bring sunscreen and lots of water with you.
Death Valley Best Photo Points:
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Golden Canyon Trailhead, Devil's Golf Course, Badwater Basin, Zabriskie Point, Dante's View
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An immense park in the United States, with many lakes, waterfalls, canyons, forests and mountains. Think that Yellowstone National Park spans three American States and includes the largest group of geysers in the world. Undoubtedly the most famous geyser is the Old Faithful and is named for the frequency of its eruptions. Another attraction is Blue Star Spring, in the Old Faithful Basin area, a turquoise blue spring that is usually right at boiling point. Considered to be the most beautiful spring in the entire park. Fun Fact: Looking closely at the pool, it is sometimes possible to see the bones of a young bison that fell into the water in 1996. Also not to be missed is the Grand Prismatic, the largest hot spring in the United States - we're talking bigger than a football pitch. - and the third largest in the world. The brightly colored rings around the pool get their striking, unnatural-looking hue from heat-loving bacteria. You can park your car nearby and easily see the spring via a wheelchair-accessible walkway. Finally, we recommend Minerva Terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs, springs made with limestone, thermal water and a natural procession of chemical reactions. Minerva Spring boasts a wide range of colors due to the heat vent-loving bacteria that live in the water. In Yellowstone Park you will also find bison, in the Hayden Valley area. After being hunted nearly to extinction in the 19th century, there are now over 5,000 bison thriving in Yellowstone. In addition to these animals, if you are lucky you can meet elk, antelope and perhaps some deer.
Yellowstone Best Photo Points:
Castle Geyser, Grand Prismatic Spring, Blue Star Spring, Minerva Terrace / Mammoth Hot Springs, Scenic Drive between Madison and West Yellowstone
California's Sierra Nevada brings together some of the best landscapes in the United States. One of our favorites is undoubtedly Yosemite National Park with its waterfalls, giant sequoias, valleys, lakes, meadows and granite cliffs. There are 4 entrances to enter Yosemite park: Big Oak Flat / North entrance (if you are coming or going to San Francisco); Arch Rock / West Entrance (for those visiting Mariposa Grove); Tioga Pass / East Entrance (if you arrive or go to Las Vegas or Death Valley). The most used, however, is the South Entrance, towards Los Angeles. The most interesting points to see are the most famous granite rocks of El Capitan park and the Half Dome. The Half Dome is considered the spiritual heart of the park, and derives its name from the peculiar shape reminiscent of a dome vertically cut in half by a steep rock face. If you want to enjoy a panoramic view of the park, stop at Tunnel View, where there is a panoramic terrace and a parking, the view will leave you speechless! Also don't miss the beautiful Yosemite Falls, with three different jumps, and the giant sequoias of Mariposa Grove, the most famous being Grizzly Giant and the California Tunnel Tree. In general, the car is not a good way to get around the park if you decide to visit it in the summer. Your best bet is to park your car for the whole day and use the park's free buses. To limit traffic congestion, the Park Service operates several free buses that run from 7am to 10pm throughout Yosemite Valley throughout the year, stopping near all accommodations, shopping areas and entertainment venues. important. To visit the park you can also use the Free Shuttle Buses, parking the car in one of the free car parks, click here to see the shuttle routes. How long does it take to visit the park? you could spend a week in Yosemite and not finish visiting it in its entirety, but in the summer it takes 1 full day to visit Yosemite. Keep in mind that in addition to visiting Yosemite Valley, you will most likely visit Mariposa Grove Redwood Forest, which is why you will need at least half a day for the valley and another half for the redwoods. Attention! Yosemite is home to an average of 300-500 black bears so the presence of bears in Yosemite is a reality. Black bears are more docile than grizzly bears, but they can still be aggressive, especially when looking for food or protecting their cubs.
Yosemite Best Photo Points:
Sentinel Dome, Tunnel View, Inspiration Point, Half Dome from the Glacier Point Road, Eagle Peak, Yosemite Falls, Mariposa Grove
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One of our favorite parks, located in eastern California. This is the Sequoia National Park, a large one in which the real stars are the Sequoias, huge trees that can reach 70 meters in height. Shortly thereafter, another small park was created, Kings Canyon Park, to protect the General Grant Tree, one of the three largest on the planet and one of the oldest at 1,700 years old. In the 1940s, "Grant's Forest" was incorporated into Kings Canyon Park. Today both parks, Sequoia and Kings Canyon, are not only annexes, but have a common administration. A single highway crosses the park, known as the Generals Highway, and from it some paths branch off to the most suggestive points of interest. Coming north from Yosemite through the city of Fresno, you enter Kings Canyon National Park, which shares the entrance with Sequoia National Park. In Sequoia National Park among the points of interest there is the Giant Forest and the famous General Sherman Tree, considered the tallest tree in the world with 84 meters in height and 11 in diameter. Think that some of these trees are over 2000 years old. We recommend taking the Crescent Meadows Highway, where there are interesting redwood groves along the way. This road closes in mid-autumn when snow makes it impassable and reopens to traffic in late May. In summer, on weekends, it can only be accessed with the park shuttles. Along this route don't miss Moro Rock, a giant mass of granite, formations are very common in the Sierra Nevada and are formed when the granite shatters and breaks into flakes or layers of stone. There is a path that goes up to the Belvedere (about 15 min) to enjoy a wonderful panoramic point. Another of the most famous and photographed points of the park is the Tunnel Log, a tree that fell in the middle of the road in 1937 and under which you pass by car. Finally you can stop at Crescent Meadow, the meadows from which this road takes its name. An oasis of peace that greatly changes its beauty depending on the time of year in which you visit the Sequoias National Park. In the park you can admire the beauty of the Sierra Nevada from the Panoramic Point, 2,292 meters above sea level. A short paved path leads to this viewpoint, with stunning views of Kings Canyon and Lake Hume. If you have more time, we recommend the Crystal Cave with delicate stalactites that hang from the ceiling like icicles. This is a park that can be visited in about 3 or 4 hours, depending on whether you choose to stop at the main points or to include some trekking or excursion inside, then you need the whole day here. To visit the park you can also use the Free Shuttle Buses, parking the car in one of the free car parks, click here to see the shuttle routes. Depending on the time of year in which you visit the park, it will be more or less advisable to use this transport service or move with your own car. There are 5 shuttles that cover different routes differentiated by colors (the area with the most attractions is the green line). We recommend that you leave your car in the Giant Forest Museum parking lot, as there is the green line there to reach General Sherman and also the gray line shuttle that runs along Crescent Meadows Road when closed on weekends.
Sequoia Best Photo Points:
Kings Canyon Panoramic Point, General Grant Tree, General Sherman Tree, Moro Rock Panoramic Point, Tunnel Log
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One of the most visited and famous parks in the United States of America. Mount Rushmore is besieged by tourists from all over America during the months of June, July and August. It is considered a symbol of American Freedom. We all know it because it contains the faces of the four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosvelt and Abraham Lincoln. There are many walks to take between the huge granite blocks.
Mount Rushmore Best Photo Points:
View of Mount Rushmore from the Car Park
This national park in the east of the United States of America is less popular than Yellowstone and Yosemite, but still worth a visit. The White Mountains Park offers legendary itineraries, such as the one from Bretton Woods to Crawford Notch where it is possible to appreciate a mountain panorama dotted with impressive waterfalls. There are rail tours such as the famous Notch Train, a vintage train that welcomes large groups of tourists each year, crosses Crawford Notch passing steep gorges, streams and streams and breathtaking panoramic mountain views.
White Mountains Best Photo Points:
Kancamagus Highway, Conway Scenic Railroad, White Mountain Trail
Among the most famous places to see in the United States there are certainly Niagara Falls, not only because they have appeared in many films, but also because of their proximity to New York. They are located between the United States and Canada and are a group of 3 waterfalls: the "Canadian Falls" (Ontario), the "American Falls" (New York) and the "Bridal Veil Falls" (the smallest, located on the Niagara River).
Niagara Falls Best Photo Points:
Observation Tower, Terrapin Point, Whirlpool State Park, Three Sisters Islands, Prospect Point, Luna Island
Acadia National Park is located in Maine on Mount Desert Island. It is the first national park east of the Mississippi River. Inside you will find green forests, lakes and mountains that offer a true paradise for photography lovers. If you want to go camping, you can take advantage of the Seawall Campground open from May until September or the Blackwoods Campground open all year round.
Acadia Best Photo Points:
Schoodic Point, Thunder Hole, Otter Cliff, North and South Bubbles from Jordan Pond, Bear Island lighthouse, Bubble Rock, Sunrise or sunset atop Cadillac Mountain, Somesville Bridge
In Northwestern Montana you can find this national park, Glacier National Park, which is famous for its wildlife. Here you can also visit the Blackfeet Indian Reserve east of the park to get in touch with the local culture. There are also organized buses offering day tours departing from West Glacier, East Glacier, St. Mary and Browning. Among the American parks, this is the park that mostly reflects the oldest soul of the US culture.
Glacier Best Photo Points:
Lake McDonald, McDonald Creek, Big Bend, Hidden Lake Overlook, East Tunnel Pullouts, St. Mary and Virgina Falls, Wild Goose Island Overlook, Swiftcurrent Valley
ITINERARY to SEE the most BEAUTIFUL and FAMOUS NATIONAL PARKS in the USA
Here is an itinerary to better see the most beautiful American National Parks:
MOST BEAUTIFUL US NATIONAL PARKS - 16 Days/ 15 Nights
Day 1 arrival LOS ANGELES
Day 2 LOS ANGELES
Day 3 LOS ANGELES - LAS VEGAS
Day 4 LAS VEGAS - GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
Day 5 GRAND CANYON - MONUMENT VALLEY - CANYONLANS - MOAB
Day 6 MOAB - ARCHES NATIONAL PARK - ROCK SPRINGS
Day 7 ROCK SPRINGS - GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK - JACKSON HOLE
Day 8 JACKSON HOLE - YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
Day 9 YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - SALT LAKE CITY
Day 10 SALT LAKE CITY - BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK
Day 11 BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK - ZION NATIONAL PARK - LAS VEGAS
Day 12 LAS VEGAS - MAMMOTH LAKES
Day 13 MAMMOTH LAKES - YOSEMITE AREA
Day 14 YOSEMITE AREA - CARMEL - 17 MILE DRIVE - MONTEREY - SAN FRANCISCO
Day 15 SAN FRANCISCO
Day 16 SAN FRANCISCO departure
TRAVEL TIPS to Visit the US NATIONAL PARKS by World Mappers
Buy America the Beautiful Pass
What is America the Beautiful Pass ?
National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass
America the Beautiful is an American National Parks pass that includes entry and standard daytime use rates for nearly all major parks and recreation areas operated by these federal agencies: the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the US Fish eWildlife Service, the US Forest Service and the US Army Corps of Engineers. But be careful: with America the Beautiful the costs of camping, boats, special permits or services offered through private dealers remain extra.
How Much does the America the Beautiful Pass Cost?
The America the Beautiful Pass costs $ 80 (price valid for 2022) and lasts for one year from the month of purchase. So, if you buy an America the Beautiful Pass in May this year, you can use it until the last day of May of the following year, so you can visit all the national parks you want. At parks that charge entry per vehicle, this national park pass will give you entry for the pass holder and all passengers in a personal vehicle (such as a car or van, not a bus). For paid parks per person, the pass covers up to 4 adults (children up to 15 years of age enter for free regardless).
Where to Buy America the Beautiful Pass ?
Here is the question we are often asked, but where can I buy the pass? There are two choices: buy it at the entrance to any National Park by asking a park ranger for information; or buy it online (eg Viator, Shop US Park Pass or REI), in this case the pass will be shipped home but you will also have to pay the shipping costs if outside the USA (free shipping in the United States).
For safety we bought it first on this site: Shop US Park Pass - Click Here
How do you use the America the Beautiful Pass?
But how do you use the pass? Very easy, just show and simply present the card to the park rangers when you arrive at any entrance to the park or recreation area. If you don't meet the staff then you can leave it visible on the dashboard, with the signature facing up. Important: You will only need the physical card to use the America the Beautiful pass, without email confirmations.
Is it worth buying America the Beautiful Pass?
The question then arises: is it worth buying an America the Beautiful Pass? Absolutely yes, it's worth it. If you plan to visit more than two federal national parks or recreation areas that require entrance fees, the America the Beautiful pass is your best bet. For example you want to visit California Joshua Tree ($ 30 per vehicle), Death Valley ($ 30 per vehicle) and finally Yosemite ($ 35 per vehicle), then you've already hit America the Beautiful price and still have the flexibility of visit thousands of other national parks and recreational areas throughout the year.
Discounts for America the Beautiful Pass?
There are also some categories of people who are entitled to discounts by obtaining a special pass: Military (free annual passes); Seniors (discounted rates); Disabled (free lifetime pass America the Beautiful for US citizens); Volunteers (free annual pass for those who have at least 250 hours of service with the federal agencies involved in the pass).
Tips for America the Beautiful Pass
Here are some good tips for your pass:
- write your shipping address in the additional notes (under "Special Requirements") when purchasing the pass.
- when asked to select the number of adults, keep in mind that the Viator website refers to the number of vehicles involved (eg 4 adults in the same car, then only 1 pass is needed).
What does it include?
List of Parks included in the America the Beautiful Pass
Here is a list of the most popular major paid national parks where you can use the America the Beautiful Pass. The list is not complete because the pass includes over 2,000 sites in the United States - here the main national parks included in alphabetical order:
Acadia National Park
Adams National Historical Park
Antietam National Battlefield
Arches National Park
Assateague Island National Seashore
Badlands National Park
Bandelier National Monument
Big Bend National Park
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
Cabrillo National Monument
Canaveral National Seashore
Canyonlands National Park
Cape Cod National Seashore
Capitol Reef National Park
Capulin Volcano National Monument
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Castillo De San Marcos National Monument
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park
Christiansted National Historic Site
Colonial National Historical Park
Colorado National Monument
Crater Lake National Park
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
Cumberland Island National Seashore
Death Valley National Park
Denali National Park & Preserve
Devils Tower National Monument
Dinosaur National Monument
Dry Tortugas National Park
Everglades National Park
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Fort Sumter National Monument
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Glacier National Park
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Golden Spike National Historic Site
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Teton National Park
Great Falls (George Washington Memorial Parkway)
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Haleakalā National Park
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Hovenweep National Monument
Isle Royale National Park
James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Joshua Tree National Park
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lava Beds National Monument
Lewis & Clark National Historical Park
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Mesa Verde National Park
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Mount Rainier National Park
Muir Woods National Monument
Natural Bridges National Monument
Olympic National Park
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Padre Island National Seashore
Perry’s Victory International Peace Memorial
Petrified Forest National Park
Pinnacles National Monument
Pipe Spring National Monument
Prince William Forest Park
Pu’uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park
Rocky Mountain National Park
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Saguaro National Park
Saint Gaudens National Historic Site
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
San Juan National Historic Site
Sequoia-Kings Canyon National arks
Shenandoah National Park
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
Tonto National Monument
Tumacácori National Monument
Tuzigoot National Monument
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Vicksburg National Military Park
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
White Sands National Park
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Wupatki National Monument
Yellowstone National Park
Yosemite National Park
Zion National Park
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