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15 Most Beautiful National Parks in America

Last updated : Mar 8, 2016

National Parks are not just homes of the wild animals but these are the places where you can see some of the best glimpses of natural beauty and one can also get some very good options of camping in the national park if atmosphere found suitable. In the United States there are abundant of natural beauty that can be enjoyed through national parks and people can really enjoy the flora and fauna of the place through them. Some of the national parks are located on the smoky mountains or some of them are nestled on the icy hills of Arizona and these are some of the best national parks of the United States where you must make a visit.

15 Most Popular National Parks to Visit in USA


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Pinnacles, California

You can visit the park to see the lovely elevated castle of jagged, red-rock spikes and monoliths which are the prime reason to visit the park. The park is also a place to see the volcanic remnants and the lush green valley to see the caves populated by bats.

Grand Canyon, Arizona

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Grand Canyon, Arizona

This park is considered as one of the most visited national parks of the United States and the intense turquoise blue Colorado River and the canyons that are nestled on the sides makes this park a stunning land where people usually love to go for hiking activities.

Acadia National Park, Maine

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Acadia National Park, Maine

The high headed Cadillac Mountain that is located on the foothills of Mount Desert Islands and the blue Atlantic passes by. The national park offers its visitors the ample of options of kayaking, hiking, biking, boat cruising and the best of the views of the seals and the whales.

Kenai Fjords

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Kenai Fjords, Alaska

The icy headlands and the smallest park of Alaska all together can make you feel being in a world of ice. The smoky creeks of the Aialik Glacier, can allow you to view some of the beautiful species harbor seals, sea otters, Sea birds, stellar sea lions and many others.

Olympic Park, Washington

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Olympic Park, Washington

The park has the serenely and lushly greenery all around where you can see the best views of the Mount Olympus, and among the wild species one can see the Western gulls, sea lions, seals, bald eagles and the forest is also a rainforest and ferny bushes and trees are found to be more than 500 years old.

Saguaro National Park, Arizona

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Saguaro National Park, Arizona

This is a fine park where you can see more of the wild species such as mysterious kudamundi, javelinas, pot white-tailed deer, Mexican spotted owl, black bears and many others. But the best attraction of this park are the various cactuses which attract the people making it a magnificent park all together.

Zion, Utah

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Zion, Utah

This is a stunning national park of the United States and decorated with the orange colored red rocks, hanging valleys and slickrock peaks and these make the park is a photogenic place where you can really wonder if it is a paradise or earth.

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, USA-Canada border

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

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The park is more a glacier and located on the Montana portion of the United States. This is a park where you can find a world of amazing natural wonders and among them you can see sparkling springs, dazzling waterfalls and a wide number of 762 alpine lakes with turquoise ripples to see.

Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

This is one of the amazing national parks of the United States for its stunning looks and known for its thermal features and volcanic landscapes. There are more than 10 thousand hot springs, mud pots and geysers and fumaroles. The park is known as the first national park of the world and you can see the grey wolves in abundance here.

Channel Islands, California

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Channel Islands, California

This park is rich in natural wonders and can be visited to see the blue waves of the Atlantic that is home to the 150 widespread species. The place is also a gorgeous site to see a number of sea animals and among them you can see the blue whales too. The park also has some enthralling water activities to offer such as kayaking, hiking, diving and camping.


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Isle Royale National Park, Michigan

This is a park which is not as popular as Yellowstone national Park but people mostly visit this park to see its beauty which is surrounded by water as it is a remote island with more than 450 isles in it. The tourist who visit here often look for serenity and isolation in the clear blue water or they opt for the best of the scopes of kayaking, scuba diving and angling.

Rocky Mountain National Park

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Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

As the name suggests the national park is located on the Rocky Mountain and also houses many of the wild life species. The beautiful green valley’s touches the blue sky make an outstanding view and echoes with the cries of mountain lions, black bears, in the stunning scenery of the park.

Great Smoky Mountains

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Great Smoky Mountains

The park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site which is also considered as the most visited national parks of the United States and is a part of the International Biosphere Reserve. The misty valleys can be the center of attractions and the valleys are known for blossoming more than 1600 species of flowering plants.

Mammoth Cave National Park

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Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

This is the national park which is known as the longest cave system in the world. The caves were declared as national park in the year 1941 and one can see frozen waterfalls, snaggle-toothed icicles, proud stone columns and sparkling water pools. The green river passes by the cave a picturesque location to be.

Arches National Park, Utah

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Arches National Park, Utah

The park is known for its 2000 natural sandstone curvatures and the park is having a finely desert sculptured garden where the spectator can enjoy the views of the Parade of Elephants, Balanced rock and courthouse Towers and the park is also a favorite place among the rock climbers and hikers.

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Really amazing destination and beautiful, thanks for sharing this interesting information about national park

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