10 Best National Park in the USA
Number Ten is. Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park is a United States park located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula. The park has four basic regions. The Pacific coastline, alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forests of the drier east side. U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt originally created Mount Olympus National Monument on 2 March 1909. It was designated a national park by President Franklin Roosevelt on June 29, 1938. The park has a variety of attractions like tide pools and glaciated mountains and overlooks the wettest area of the continental US.
Number Nine is. Denali National Park and Preserve
Denali Park and Preserve is a national park and preserve located in Interior Alaska, centered on Denali, the highest mountain in North America. Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, can be found in Denali State Park.
Number Eight is. Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park is a park located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. It is located in the north-central region of the U.S. State of Colorado. It features majestic mountain views, mountain lakes, a variety of wildlife, varied climates and environments. From wooded forests to mountain tundra, and easy access to back-country trails and campsites. Longs Peak and Bear Lake are among the popular spots to visit in Rocky Mountain National Park. These are also inhabited by cougars, black bears, and bighorn sheep.
Number Seven is. Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon Park is a Park located in southwestern Utah in the United States. The major feature of the park is Bryce Canyon, which despite its name, is not a canyon. It is a collection of giant natural amphitheaters along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Bryce is distinctive due to it’s geological structures called hoodoos,. These are formed by frost weathering and stream erosion of the river and lake bed sedimentary rocks. The area in Utah, settled by American Indians and later Mormon pioneers, has a giant natural amphitheatre and hundreds of hoodoos.
Number Six is. Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon Park is the United States’ 15th oldest national park. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, the park is located in Arizona. The park’s central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River. This is often considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The name says it all: Grand Canyon National Park is home to the 277 mile long canyon.
Number Five is. Grand Teton National Park
The Grand Teton Park is a United States Park in northwestern Wyoming. At approximately 310,000 acres, the park includes the major peaks of the 40-mile-long Teton Range. This is also most of the northern sections of the valley known as Jackson Hole. It is only 10 miles south of Yellowstone Park This is to which it is connected by the National Park Service-managed by John D.Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. Home to the Jackson Hole valley, the park is best known for its glacial, and sage-covered valley.
Number Four is. Zion National Park
Zion Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile park is Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles long and up to half a mile deep, cut through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Wilderness and adventure enthusiasts are drawn to Zion for its rock towers, natural arches, and high plateaus.
Number Three is. Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone Park is a park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. The first national park in the world, Yellowstone is best known for the Old faithful geyser as well as some 60 mammal species that live in the park including the gray wolf, bison, elk, and grizzly bears.
Number Two is. Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Park is a United States Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties. They are located in the central eastern portion of the U.S. State of California. Home of Half Dome and El Capitan, the California park rests in the middle of the glacier-formed Yosemite Valley. This also boasts the tallest waterfall in North America (Yosemite Falls).
Number One is. Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is located in the U.S. state of Montana. It is on the United States border with the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. The park encompasses over 1 million acres and includes parts of two mountain ranges. With over 130 named lakes, more than 1,000 different species of plants, and hundreds of species of animals. The park contains 26 glaciers, 130 named lakes, and has some of the best sedimentary fossils in the world..