From Yosemite’s iconic rock formations to Zion’s epic views, our national parks provide us with millions of acres of public land to explore. To help you start planning for your next national park adventure, we teamed up with AllTrails for their recommendations of the top national parks in the US.
Home to over 79 different mammals (including the largest flying bird in North America) and one of the largest natural arches; you can see why Zion is Utah’s most visited national park.
It is estimated the mountains in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are the oldest in the world - between 200 and 300 million years old.
Not only does Bryce Canyon have the largest collection of hoodoos in the world, it’s also been known to have over 175 different species of birds frequent the park.
California's most-visited national park, Yosemite is best known for its epic waterfalls, such as Vernal Fall and Bridalveil Fall, as well as its unique granite rock formations like the Half Dome and El Capitan.
Shenandoah National Park has 236 miles of roads and 516 miles of hiking trails for visitors to explore, including 101 of the Appalachian Trail.
Standing more than 14,000 feet tall, Mount Rainier isn't just the tallest mountain in the Cascades—it's also the highest mountain in the entire state and fifth tallest in the lower 48 states.
71 different mammal species have been documented to live in Glacier National Park, including mountain goats, bighorn sheep, moose, grizzly bears and wolverines.
Grand Teton National Park’s most iconic feature - the 40-mile-long Teton Range - is the youngest range in the Rocky Mountains. In fact, they are actually some of the youngest mountains in the world.