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Best National Parks in Winter

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Winter Wilderness Wonderlands
Best National Parks in Winter
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Ahh...winter. There's nothing quite like snuggling up with a mug of hot cocoa in front of a crackling fire. Actually, the cold air slapping your face as you zip down a snowy mountain is pretty fantastic. Then again, building a snowman next to giant rock formations that are million of years old is quite spectacular. OK, so there are lots of fun things to do in the winter months. Luckily, our country offers some of the most spectacular environments to do just that: national parks.

All of the national parks deserve a visit, but a few beg to toured in the winter. These parks offer a unique perspective of their land and seasonal activities to entertain the whole family. From the oceans of the East coast to the mountains of the west, the following national parks are the best of the best for winter fun.

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