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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.

Blue Ridge Parkway

North Carolina
Activities
  • Biking
  • Arts & Culture
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Off-Roading
  • Picnicking
  • Scenic Drive
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

The Blue Ridge Parkway borders both the Great Smoky Mountains and Shenandoah National Park, offering stunning views of Appalachia.

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.

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

North Carolina
Activities
  • Camping
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Children's Programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Off-Roading
  • Picnicking
  • Shopping
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Water Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

A haven for recreation and reflection, the islands of Cape Hatteras National Seashore are constantly changing by tide, storm, current, and wind.

Cape Lookout National Seashore

North Carolina
Activities
  • Camping
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Children's Programs
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Kayaking
  • Off-Roading
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

Cape Lookout National Seashore protects the southernmost section of the Outer Banks of North Carolina, just east of the mainland.

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

North Carolina
Activities
  • Children's Programs
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Tours
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Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site
About the Park

Explore American Poet Carl Sandburg's legacy with our National Park Service at the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in North Carolina.

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