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91 National Parks to explore in United States

United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park, the hottest and driest national park in the United States, located in Death Valley, largely in southwestern California, though a small portion extends into Nevada’s Bullfrog Hills. The park is home to many species of plants and animals that have adapted to this harsh desert environment including creosote bush, Joshua tree, bighorn sheep, coyote, and the endangered Death Valley pupfish, a survivor from much wetter times.

Dry Tortugas National Park

The park preserves Fort Jefferson and the seven Dry Tortugas islands, the westernmost and most isolated of the Florida Keys. The archipelago's coral reefs are the least disturbed of the Florida Keys reefs. The park is noted for abundant sea life, tropical bird breeding grounds, colorful coral reefs, and legends of shipwrecks and sunken treasures. The park's centerpiece is Fort Jefferson, a massive but unfinished coastal fortress.

Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge
Egmont Key National Wildlife RefugeSt. Petersburg, FL 33715, USA

Located on Egmont Key, at the mouth of Tampa Bay, it can only be reached by boat or ferry. The Egmont Key Lighthouse and the ruins of Fort Dade, a Spanish–American War era fort, are located in the park. The entire 328 acres (133 ha) island is actually part of Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge.

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park
Ellanor C. Lawrence Park5040 Walney Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA

A natural park that preserves the cultural and natural resources of western Fairfax County and has a long and complex history lasting 8,000 years. The land was used as a tenant farm, family homestead, and country estate until it was deeded to Fairfax County Park Authority as a 640-acre nature park in 1971.

Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park40001 State Hwy 9336, Homestead, FL 33034, USA

Largest tropical wilderness in the United States. The Everglades are a network of wetlands and forests fed by a river flowing 0.25 miles (0.40 km) per day out of Lake Okeechobee, southwest into Florida Bay. The park is the most significant breeding ground for tropical wading birds in North America and contains the largest mangrove ecosystem in the Western Hemisphere.

Fountainhead Regional Park
Fountainhead Regional Park10875 Hampton Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039, USA

This is an approximately 2,000-acre regional park, bordering a tributary of the Potomac River, in Fairfax County, northern Virginia which was protecting and managing by the NOVA Parks agency.

Fruit & Spice Park
Fruit & Spice Park24801 SW 187th Ave, Homestead, FL 33031, USA

The Fruit and Spice Park is a 37-acre park located in the heart of Redland, Florida and is the only botanical garden of its kind in the United States. The garden features more than 500 different types of international exotic fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Visitors are allowed to sample fallen fruits and can enjoy this place very much.

Gifford Pinchot State Park
Gifford Pinchot State Park2200 Rosstown Rd, Lewisberry, PA 17339, USA

Gifford Pinchot State Park is a 2,338-acre Pennsylvania state park in northern York County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The park is undeveloped and is the site of farm fields and wooded hillsides. It is an important recreation site featuring prime bass fishing. There are several trails that pass through the park, including the Mason-Dixon Trail.

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World.

Grand Canyon Village
Grand Canyon VillageGrand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA

Grand Canyon Village, located on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in Northern Arizona, holds some of the best scenic overlooks in the park.The village contains numerous landmark buildings, and its historic core is a National Historic Landmark District, designated for its outstanding implementation of town design.

Great Falls Park
Great Falls Park9200 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22102, USA

A small national park site in Virginia on 800 acres along the banks of the Potomac River. This place is blessed with rich natural beauty and soo many water resources and also has a vast variety of flora and fauna.

Hāʻena State Park
Hāʻena State Park6CC9+8R Wainiha, Hawaii, Kapaʻa, HI 96746, USA

A state park located on the north shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi. The park provides access to beaches, trails, and several ancient Hawaiian sites, including sea caves estimated to be more than 4,000 years old. This is an archaeologically important place.

Haleakalā National Park

Haleakalā National Park is an American national park located on the island of Maui in the state of Hawaii. Named after Haleakalā, a dormant volcano within its boundaries, the park covers an area of 33,265 acres (52.0 sq m). The park is divided into two distinct sections, one is the summit area and the other is coastal Kipahulu area.

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National ParkHawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI 96718, USA

This is an American national park which was located on the island of Hawaii. It comprises two active volcanoes Kīlauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, the world's most massive shield volcano. For visitors, the park offers dramatic volcanic landscapes, as well as glimpses of rare flora and fauna and so more.

Henricus Historical Park
Henricus Historical Park251 Henricus Park Rd, Chester, VA 23836, USA

Henricus was one of the earliest English settlements in the New World. It was located on the neck of a peninsula later known as Farrar's Island, a former curl of the James River about 12 miles southeast of the modern city of Richmond, Virginia.

Hillsborough River State Park
Hillsborough River State Park15402 US-301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592, USA

A popular park due to its proximity to the city of Tampa. The park consists of over 2,990 acres, and there are more than seven miles of trails.

Honanki Heritage Site
Honanki Heritage Site11750 N Loy Butte Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

The Honanki Heritage Site is a cliff dwelling and rock art site located in the Coconino National Forest, about 15 miles west of Sedona, Arizona. The Sinagua people of the Ancestral Puebloans, and ancestors of the Hopi people, lived here from about 1100 to 1300 AD. The Palatki Heritage Site is nearby, also in the Coconino National Forest.

Indian Springs State Park
Indian Springs State Park678 Lake Clark Rd, Flovilla, GA 30216, USA

This state park is located near Jackson and Flovilla. The park is named for its several springs, which the Creek Indians used for centuries to heal the sick. The water from these springs is said to have a sulfur smell and taste. Indian Springs is thought to be the oldest state park in the nation . The park features a small museum that is open seasonally. Exhibits include the park's natural history, the resort era, activities of the CCC, and the history and culture of the Creek Indians.

J V Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
J V Fitzgerald Marine Reserve200 Nevada Ave, Moss Beach, CA 94038, USA

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is a marine reserve in California on the Pacific Ocean. The reserve is a 32-acre holding which extends from Montara light station at the north to Pillar Point on the south. The reserve consists of a three-mile stretch of beach.

Jekyll Island State Park
Jekyll Island State Park100 James Rd, Jekyll Island, GA 31527, USA

Jekyll Island is located off the coast of the U.S. state of Georgia, in Glynn County. It is one of the Sea Islands and one of the Golden Isles of Georgia barrier islands. A popular tourist destination, the island has beaches frequented by vacationers. Guided tours of the Landmark Historic District are available. Bike trails walks along the beaches and sandbars, and Summer Waves, a water park, are among the active attractions.

Map of National Parks to explore in United States