Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2014
National parks offer amazing views, wildlife and astounding geographical formations and landscapes. National Park Week is April 19-27, and The Grounds Guys has 10 national parks that should be seen in person.
Yosemite National Park (California)
Yosemite is home to numerous waterfalls, including the highest waterfall in the United States, Yosemite Falls.
Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona)
The Grand Canyon is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The canyon’s breathtaking colors and depths are second to none.
Yellow Stone National Park (Wyoming)
Old Faithful geyser is one of this park’s most popular attractions. Yellowstone boasts the world’s largest array of geysers, hot springs, steam vents and mud pots.
Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado)
Rocky Mountain National Park has more than 300 miles of hiking trails and 60 mountains, with a peak elevation of 12,000 feet. This park is not for those that are afraid of heights, but perfect for daring adventure seekers.
Olympic National Park (Washington)
Located along the Pacific Ocean, tourist and local residents can explore spectacular mountain landscapes, meadows of beautiful wildflowers, and vibrant ocean tide pools all in one day.
Everglades National Park (Florida)
This swampy 1.5-acre park is best seen by boat ride and is home to numerous endangered species including the manatee, American crocodile and Florida panther.
Sequoia National Park (California)
This park is famous for its giant sequoia trees, including one of the largest trees in the world, the General Sherman tree.
Acadia National Park (Maine)
Acadia is the oldest national park east of the Mississippi River. Much of this park’s dazzling scenery is the result of glaciers that carved through granite over 11,000 years ago, leaving behind the breathtaking mountains enjoyed today.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii)
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park contains two of the world’s most active and accessible volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea.
Arches National Park (Utah)
Arches reserves more than 2,000 of the world’s natural sandstone arches that have exposed millions of years of geologic history.