Best U.S. National Parks


The Top Ten

1 Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming, Montana, Idaho) Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming, Montana, Idaho)

With the amount of animal life there, bears, wolves, bison, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, etc, people would be better off visiting Yellowstone than flying all the way to some part of Africa to view wildlife, you get a similar experience except you are not in a tropical savanna, and you are in a more highland/mountain environment, but just as beautiful

Very beautiful. I reccomend it for anyone who loves nature. Most people are scared to go since it sits on a supervolcano but don't worry. I don't think its ever erupted - llamaboy17

2 Yosemite National Park (California) Yosemite National Park (California) Yosemite National Park is in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. In Yosemite Village are shops, restaurants, lodging, the Yosemite more.

The work of nature is just amazing. There's multiple waterfalls, huge mountains, glacier-cut valleys, wild animals, huge trees, and more. - ethanmeinster

Beautiful munch wildlife and wilderness

What an amazing sight too look at the waterfall the vast landscapes the buetifeal mountains this park should be number one for its bueaty - ROONEY

3 Glacier National Park (Montana) Glacier National Park (Montana)

The pictures aren’t anything close to the beauty of the real thing.

The most beautiful National Park by FAR. Just Google images of it.

4 Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona)

Breath taking site to see!

C’mon, this national park is a natural wonder! It’s breathtaking. Although, not the world’s deepest canyon, probably the most epic. Deep, hot and rugged. You may spot California condors or even a rattlesnake. Bring the kids, the dog and your drunk uncle cause this will be a wild ride.😀

5 Zion National Park (Utah) Zion National Park (Utah)

Beautiful national park but can get to hot sometimes

6 Canyonlands National Park (Utah) Canyonlands National Park (Utah)
7 Denali National Park (Alaska) Denali National Park (Alaska)
8 Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado) Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado)

This should be number one I love it so much! It is beautiful there's lots of animals and a good stream by the mountains.

9 Gettysburg National Military Park (Pennsylvania) Gettysburg National Military Park (Pennsylvania)
10 Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve (Alaska) Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve (Alaska)

The Contenders

11 Arches National Park (Utah) Arches National Park (Utah)
12 Grand Teton National Park (Wyoming) Grand Teton National Park (Wyoming)

Less busy then Yellowstone with unrivaled beauty and more animals.

The Tetons are so beautiful. It is very close to an airport, so not hard to reach. If you would like to visit a town, Jackson Hole is literally right next to the park. It is so pretty, I have never seen anything like it.

13 Everglades National Park (Florida)

Infested with invasive species

14 Death Valley National Park (California)
15 Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Montana) Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Montana)
16 Olympic National Park (Washington)

Did you ever want to explore a rainforest? Well you don’t have to travel deep into Costa Rica. Olympic national park has a huge temperate rain forest. Wait a minute, do not go here. I am not joking you will hate it here. You will not see anything and it will rain like shiit. To be honest you are better off going to pacific rim NP in because or cape disappointment in Washington. You will see more there.

17 Crater Lake National Park (Oregon)


18 Sequoia National Park (California)
19 World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument (Alaska, California, Hawaii)
20 Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee and North Carolina)

Hundreds of miles of trails, mile high mountains, epic views, beautiful waterfalls, lush ancient forests, Southern Appalachian history and culture, wildlife, and friendly locals in the surrounding areas make the smokies a perfect place to visit

This should be higher cause it has 9 million visitors every year. 3 times as many as Yellowstone.

21 Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah)
22 Joshua Tree National Park (California)
23 Big Bend National Park (Texas)

Loved Big Bend, amazing views of Mexico.

24 Shenandoah National Park (Virginia)
25 Great Basin National Park (Nevada)
26 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii)
27 Hot Springs National Park (Arkansas)
28 Mount Rushmore National Memorial (South Dakota)
29 Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota)
30 Voyageurs National Park (North Dakota)
31 Capitol Reef National Park (Utah)
32 Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Colorado)
33 Mount Rainier National Park (Washington)
34 Isle Royale National Park (Michigan)
35 Acadia National Park (Maine) Acadia National Park (Maine)

Acadia has the best piece of coast in America

36 Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ohio)
37 Delaware Water Gap (Pennsylvania)
38 North Cascades National Park (Washington)

Raw wilderness and amazing views close to a big city

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Top Remixes

1. Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming, Montana, Idaho)
2. Yosemite National Park (California)
3. Glacier National Park (Montana)
1. Canyonlands National Park (Utah)
2. Yosemite National Park (California)
3. Zion National Park (Utah)
1. Yosemite National Park (California)
2. Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming, Montana, Idaho)
3. Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona)


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