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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Connecticut, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Stargazing
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is on many serious hiker's bucket list, but the AT also has great day hikes and campgrounds for hikers of all levels.

California National Historic Trail

California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming
Activities
  • Arts & Culture
  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drive
  • Tours
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A river running through Carlin Canyon along the California National Historic Trail in Nevada
About the Park

Running over a total of 1,000 miles scattered across 10 states, the California National Historic Trail traces one of the greatest mass migrations in American history in the mid-1800s as over 250,000 emigrants traveled westwards towards the promises of golden fields and rich farmlands of California.

Great Basin National Park

Nevada
Activities
  • Camping
  • Birdwatching
  • Caving
  • Children's Programs
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Foraging
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Off-Roading
  • Scenic Drive
  • Shopping
  • Skiing
  • Stargazing
  • Tours
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter Sports
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About the Park

This national park is home to ancient bristlecone pine trees, abundant wildlife, lakes and streams, and limestone caverns, including the stunning Lehman Caves.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Nevada
Activities
  • Boating
  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Children's Programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Off-Roading
  • Picnicking
  • Scenic Drive
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Tours
  • Water Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
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Lake Mead
About the Park

Lake Mead National Recreation Area offers huge lakes for boaters, swimmers, and fishermen while its desert rewards hikers, photographers, and sightseers.

Morristown National Historical Park

New Jersey
Activities
  • Biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Tours
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Image of Wick House at Morristown National Park
About the Park

Despite limited resources, Morristown served as quarters for the Continental Army on two occasions; the winter of 1777 and again during the Hard Winter of 1779.

New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve

New Jersey
Activities
  • Arts & Culture
  • Biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Scenic Drive
  • Swimming
  • Water Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve includes acres of farm, forest, and wetlands. Visitors enjoy canoeing and rare wildlife sightings.

Old Spanish National Historic Trail

California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah
Activities
  • Arts & Culture
  • Off-Roading
  • Scenic Drive
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About the Park

Old Spanish National Historical Trail spans six Western states, tells history of New Mexican traders, and includes desert, mountains, and lakes landscapes.

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park

New Jersey
Activities
  • Children's Programs
  • Arts & Culture
  • Tours
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About the Park

Paterson Great Falls, America's first planned industrial city, offers historic mills and tours as well as stories of Alexander Hamilton.

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Starry sky in Joshua Tree National Park
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