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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.

Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

Colorado
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Arts & Culture
  • Children's Programs
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

History lovers will find plenty to explore at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, one of the first, and for a time only, major settlements in the west.

Black Canyon of The Gunnison National Park

Colorado
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  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

Visitors to the Black Canyon experience highly technical rock climbing, as well as adventurous backwoods hiking for expert outdoor enthusiasts.

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.

Colorado National Monument

Colorado
Activities
  • Camping
  • Biking
  • Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Off-Roading
  • Scenic Drive
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

Sheer-walled canyons, towering monoliths, colorful formations, desert bighorn sheep, and soaring eagles are all found at Colorado National Monument.

Curecanti National Recreation Area

Colorado
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  • Camping
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
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Curecanti contains Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado's largest body of water, and contains recently discovered dinosaur fossils to boot.

Dinosaur National Monument

Colorado
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Off-Roading
  • Scenic Drive
  • Shopping
  • Stargazing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

Dinosaurs abound at Dinosaur National Monument, where eleven species fossils are found, including Stegosaurus, Allosaurus, and Diplodocus.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Colorado
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  • Hiking
  • Children's Programs
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Stargazing
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Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world, including petrified Sequoia trees.

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Starry sky in Joshua Tree National Park
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