With warmer months up ahead, you can count on campsite reservations filling up, beach bonfires serving as centers of conversation, and bikes and surfboards filling in the landscape of America’s parks and beaches. It’s always outdoor season for some, but for everyone else, the time is right to plan the next trip to one of America’s great parks.

With The National Park Service preparing to celebrate their centennial anniversary we’re excited to see that CNN released a list of the most visited national parks! Known for their beauty, diversity, and massive expanse, you’re sure to find something you love. Did your favorite make the list?

The list includes the Grand Canyon National Park, known for its mesmerizing blend of warm earthtone colors that make up the miles-high length of canyon rock.GrandCanyonRidgeAndO'NeillButte.jpg

Photo: Michael Kirsh

Another favorite was Yosemite National Park, recognized by its giant sequoias, granite cliffs and iconic waterfalls.


Photo: Schick

To see the other 8 parks America couldn’t get enough of, visit the news article.

As you begin to plan your outdoor weekend adventures, use the Park Visitor’s park finder tools to discover which parks offer the activities you’re looking for. Whether you’re looking for family fun, adventurous water sports, or a relaxing day wildlife watching, there’s something for everyone.

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