National Parks

Stretching from the South Pacific, across the United States to the Caribbean, are 63 national parks. These national treasures preserve iconic landscapes, majestic mountains, primordial forests, arid deserts, misty coastlines, immense canyons, wildlife, and historic landmarks.

The opportunities for adventure are endless. Hiking, rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking, sand boarding, horseback riding, mountaineering, canyoneering, and multi-day backpacking trips all make it onto the to-do list. Stand on the tallest peaks, go on a scenic drive through breathtaking landscapes, explore the underground fantasy land of caves and caverns, gaze up at the tallest trees in the world, camp under the stars, or explore unspoiled wilderness.

Whether you are planning a cross-country road trip or are just looking for your next adventure, we want to help you plan the perfect trip.

US National Parks List

We are on a mission to visit all of the national parks. Currently, we have been to 42 national parks with big plans to visit many more in the upcoming years.

Below is a list of the 63 national parks. To learn more about the parks we have visited, click the name of the park to be taken to a new page or post. Or, scroll down for more options.

COMPLETED | IN THE WORKS | STILL ON OUR TO-DO LIST

Which Ones Do You Want to Visit?

Acadia National Park
Arches National Park
Badlands National Park
Big Bend National Park
Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Bryce Canyon National Park
Canyonlands National Park
Capitol Reef National Park
Carlsbad Caverns
Congaree National Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Death Valley National Park
Denali National Park
Everglades National Park
Gateway Arch National Park
Glacier National Park
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Teton National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Smoky Mountain National Park
Haleakala National Park
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Katmai National Park
Kenai Fjords National Park
Kings Canyon NP
Mammoth Cave NP
Mesa Verde NP
Mount Rainier
New River Gorge NP
North Cascades NP
Olympic NP
Petrified Forest NP
Rocky Mountain NP
Saguaro
Sequoia National Park
Shenandoah
Theodore Roosevelt
Wind Cave
Wrangell St Elias
Yellowstone
Yosemite NP
Zion NP

Planning Advice & Inspiration

“National Parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst.”
Wallace Stegner, novelist, environmentalist, and Pulitzer Prize winner

Learn More About the National Parks

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