With three distinct environments spanning 922,000-acres, a day in Olympic National Park in Washington can take you to a cool ocean coast, a dense green forest, or a massive mountain excursion. Check out anemone-filled tide pools or ski down Hurricane Ridge!
Want to spend a day catching glimpses of moose, grizzly bears, pronghorns, elk, bald eagles, gray wolves, coyotes and bison? Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming can promise you that and more. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, float down Snake River or rock-climb Exum Mountain.
This Northeast park is home to the tallest mountain on the Atlantic Coast – the 1,530-foot-tall Cadillac. Acadia National Park in Maine has wetlands, marshes and swamps for the wet n’ wildest of visitors, not to mention breathtaking intertidal flora and fauna.
With over 700 miles of trails, Montana’s Glacier National Park is perfect for master hikers. Explore the secluded and serene Goat Haunt, where critters of all sizes pass across Olson Creek. Visit Many Glacier for massive mountains, sparkling lakes, hiking trails, and of course, active glaciers,
To follow paths where ancient native people and pioneers walked, Utah’s first national park is where you need to be. Learn about canyoneering into the Temple of Sinawava, or for a water-challenging, canoe down the rapid waters of The Narrows.