116 Parks in United States that you should visit - With photos & details

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116 Parks to explore in United States

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

Alamo SquareAlamo Square, San Francisco, CA, USA

Alamo Square is a residential neighborhood and park in San Francisco, California. Its boundaries are not well-defined but are generally considered to be Webster Street on the east, Golden Gate Avenue on the north, Divisadero Street on the west, and Fell Street on the south. The well known postcard motif "Painted Ladies" is located in Alamo Square.

Algonkian Regional Park47001 Fairway Dr, Sterling, VA 20165, USA

The 838-acre park which was located on the Potomac River in Sterling, Virginia is owned and operated by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and contains open fields, picnic shelters, rental cottages, an event center for weddings and meetings, a boat launch with access to the Potomac River, the Volcano Island water park open from May to September, and an 18-hole golf course. The park is bisected by the Potomac Heritage Trail.

Bachman LakeBachman Lake, Dallas, TX, USA

A small freshwater lake located in the Bachman Lake community of northwest Dallas. It is one of the main water resource of the city. Today, Bachman Lake is used as a recreational area that includes the Bachman Recreation Center several picnic areas, and a playground, walkways,fitness stations, benches, water fountains and more.

Balboa ParkSan Diego, CA, USA

1,200-acre (490 ha) urban cultural park. In addition to open space areas, natural vegetation zones, green belts, gardens, and walking paths, it contains museums, several theaters, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional ParkBall's Bluff Rd NE, Leesburg, VA 20176, USA

Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park and National Cemetery is a battlefield area and a United States National Cemetery located northeast of Leesburg, Virginia.  The cemetery is the third smallest national cemetery in the United States. Fifty-four Union Army dead from the Battle of Ball's Bluff is interred in 25 graves in the half-acre plot.

Barton CreekBarton Creek, TX 78735, USA

Barton Creek is a tributary that feeds the Colorado River as it flows through the Texas Hill Country. The creek passes through some of the more scenic areas in Greater Austin, surrounded in many parts by a greenbelt of protected lands that serves as a habitat for many indigenous species of flora and fauna.

Battery ParkNew York, NY 10004, USA

This is a public park which has an area of 25 acre located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island. The park contains attractions such as an old fort named Castle Clinton; multiple monuments; and the SeaGlass Carousel. The park and surrounding area is named for the artillery batteries that were built in the late 17th century to protect the settlement behind them.

BENSLEY PARK2900 Drewrys Bluff Rd, Richmond, VA 23237, USA

This 17-acre park provides several recreational amenities, including tennis courts, ball fields, walking trails, a picnic area and a playground. The Bensley Recreation Center, which is located within the park, also hosts a variety of programs and events for youths, adults, and seniors.

Bronx Zoo2300 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY 10460, USA

It is one of the largest zoos in the United States by area comprising 265 acres of parklands and naturalistic habitats. The zoo is home to over 6,000 animals, more than 700 species

Brooklyn Bridge Park334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

85-acre (34 ha) park located on a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) plot of land. From north to south, the pier includes the preexisting Empire–Fulton Ferry and Main Street Parks; the historic Fulton Ferry Landing; and Piers 1–6, which contain various playgrounds and residential developments.

Bryant ParkNew York, NY 10018, USA

A large public park which was located in Newyork County which was managed privately. The park hosts several events, including a seasonal "Winter Village" with an ice rink and shops during the winter.

Buckingham LakeBuckingham Lake, Albany, NY 12203, USA

This is a body of water located in a residential area of Albany, New York. The lake is adjacent to Buckingham Lake Park, a small recreation area with picnic tables and playground equipment. The lake is surrounded by a gravel path that is a few feet wide. Streets that border the lake include Berkshire Boulevard, Euclid Avenue, Lenox Avenue, and Colonial Avenue.

Butterfly WorldTradewinds Park, 3600 W Sample Rd, Coconut Creek, FL 33073, USA

Opened in 1988, it is the largest butterfly park in the world, and the first park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. The facility houses around 20,000 live butterflies. In addition to the birds and butterfly exhibits, visitors can view the laboratory where the butterflies are raised and can see the different stages including eggs, caterpillars, and pupae.

Cadman Plaza ParkCadman Plaza E, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Cadman Plaza Park is a beautiful and noteworthy park located on the border of the historic Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn neighborhoods.  With a newly renovated Central Lawn, the park serves as a playground for the entire Brooklyn Heights community.

Calaveras Big Trees State Park1170 CA-4, Arnold, CA 95223, USA

Calaveras Big Trees State Park is a state park of California, preserving two groves of giant sequoia trees. It has been a major tourist attraction since 1852, when the existence of the trees was first widely reported, and is considered the longest continuously operated tourist facility in California.

Cascades Park1001 S Gadsden St, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA

This is a 24-acre park along the stream known as the St. Augustine Branch in Tallahassee, Florida. It is a Nationally Registered Historic Place because it influenced the territorial government's choice of the capital city's location. It also contains Florida's Prime meridian marker monument which is the foundation point for most land mapping throughout Florida.

Cedar Hill State Park1570 FM1382, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, USA

A great place to escape from the hustle-bustle life of the metroplex, which was covered with lush greenery and a cool place for fishing and boating. It is also hie for so many varieties of migratory birds.

Centennial Olympic Park265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA

Centennial Olympic Park is a 22-acre public park located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia owned and operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. It was built by the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games as part of the infrastructure improvements for the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Central ParkNew York, NY, USA

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is the fifth-largest park in City. The park contains lakes, a castle, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Central Park Zoo. This Park has about 35,000,000 visitors every year. It is the most visited city park in the United States.

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site1254 Long Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464, USA

The Charles Pinckney National Historic Site is a unit of the United States National Park Service, preserving a portion of Charles Pinckney's Snee Farm plantation and country retreat. It is a place that was blessed with natural beauty and is one of the main attractions in Charleston county.