Welcome to National Parked

If you've come to find information about one or more of the national parks in the United States, you've come to the right place. We've been to all but a few of them personally. In these many years of travel, we've made our own observations, recorded our own info, taken our own photographs, and filmed our own video clips. The result is this site, full of information, yet always a work in progress.

If you are looking for a specific national park, locate it on the map or choose from our National Park Index. Note that the map is positioned to show the parks in the continental United States. To find the parks in Alaska, Hawaii, American Samoa, or the Virgin Islands, just zoom out.

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Below are the sorts of subjects you are likely to find about each national park. Not all subjects exist for all parks. Some parks have no roads, no campgrounds, or even no formal trails, in which case those pages are missing. It’s also possible we haven’t been to the park yet (only 5 left) or we aren’t satisfied with the quality of what we have.

We provide links to other sites for further information, products, and things like booking services. We sometimes receive a small commission when you use these links. In no case will this ever increase your cost; it simply helps to offset the costs of operating this site.

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Below are the sorts of subjects you are likely to find about each national park. Not all subjects exist for all parks. Some parks have no roads, no campgrounds, or even no formal trails, in which case those pages are missing. It's also possible we haven't been to the park yet (only 5 left) or we aren't satisfied with the quality of what we have.
Hiking Trails
Descriptions of some of the hiking trails in the parks, usually of the dayhike variety, with distances, photos, difficulties, and locations.
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Road Guides
Guides to the scenic drives found in the parks. Mile by mile logs of what can be found along the road, complete with photos.
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Camping
Information on all campgrounds located inside each national park. Photos of example sites, seasons, prices and reservations links.
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Lodging
Lodging options for each national park, both those inside the park (when available) and those near the park.
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Park Facts
Stats and random facts about each park. This serves as each park's homepage and is the place to start learning.
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Weather
Current conditions and forecasts for each national park, followed by historical monthly weather data for the area.
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Getting to the Parks
Info on flights, directions, and rental cars to get you to the park, including maps and info on transport options within the park.
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Our Photos
All photos on this site were taken by us unless stated otherwise. Most are available for purchase as prints or digital downloads.
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HD Video
For some parks we have made our own short HD video clips. Nothing fancy, just the simple beauty of nature in motion.
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We provide links to other sites for further information, products, and things like booking services. We sometimes receive a small commission when you use these links. In no case will this ever increase your cost; it simply helps to offset the costs of operating this site.