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US National Parks

Travel information, recreation ideas, and other information on all 58 US National Parks, including park info, maps, lodging, top picks, travel itineraries, photographs, weather, and more.
  1. Alaska (26)
  2. The Colorado Plateau (30)
  3. The East (49)
  4. The Pacific Northwest (20)
  5. The Pacific Southwest (25)
  6. The Rocky Mountains (31)
  7. The Southwest (15)

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
General park information for Golden Gate National Recreation Area, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

John Muir National Historic Site
General park information for John Muir National Historic Site, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Top National Parks
After scouring the highlights of all, I have narrowed it down to a simple top national parks for each region. If you can’t see them all or have no idea where to begin, start here.

New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns National Park - An Overview
General park information for New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

Texas' Guadalupe Mountains National Park - An Overview
General park information for Texas' Guadalupe Mountains National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

National Junior Ranger Day
Each year, the parks celebrate National Junior Ranger Day - a day to recognize and award the children who are working to become the next generation of preservationists and conservationists. This year marks the 4th annual event on April 24 and it occurs simultaneously with National Park Week , allowing children and families to explore the parks for free! Learn what it means to be a Junior Park Ra…

Holiday Events at National Parks 2009
The holiday season is upon us! Shopping malls are slashing prices, offices are planning parties, and families are organizing dinners. Even national parks get in on the action. Throughout the month, many of the countries most cherished parks are offering holiday-related events. From decorating ornaments for wildlife refuge Christmas trees to visits with Santa himself, national parks are the perfec…

What To Do For National Parks Week NYC
National Parks Week comes to New York City September 19-27, 2009 and residents and visitors couldn’t be more excited. If you can only spare one day, here are the events you can’t miss!

US National Parks Passes
Information on types of national park passes, including cost and availability.

National Parks Week NYC - September 19-27, 2009
A listing of all the special events happening in the NYC-area for the release of Ken Burns' new documentary, The National Parks: America's Best Idea

National Park Week
National Park Week runs from April 18- 26. Learn which national parks are hosting special activities and how you can get involved.

Get a Job at a National Park
Love the outdoors and meeting new people? Working at a national park will let you do both and learn about the nation's most beautiful preserved lands.

Top Five National Parks Less-Traveled
Visiting the nation’s most cherished lands sometimes comes at the cost of crowded attractions, long waits, and even overbooked campgrounds. Check out these hidden gems and get away from the crowds.

Top Family-Friendly National Parks
National parks offer are a great alternative for family vacations: beautiful landscapes, fresh air, wildlife, recreational activities, education. They can also be much cheaper than ordinary vacations.

National Parks Traveler
National Parks Traveler, which is not affiliated with the National Park Service, is a webzine dedicated specifically to covering the National Park System and the National Park Service. The Traveler is not a travelogue, but rather strives to follow issues involving the parks.

Top Five US National Parks
National parks serve as reminders to conserve the planet’s evolving beauties. If you're not sure where to begin, start by visiting these top national parks.

Official National Parks Service Website
Detailed information on every National Park in the United States.

Find A Park
Find any National Park by name, location, activity, or topic.

Top National Parks to Get Heat Stroke
Learn more about how to recognize the symptoms of heat stroke and which parks hold the highest chances of heat-related conditions.

National Park FAQ
Everything you wanted to know about the National Park Service

Driving Distance and Drive Times from Los Angeles, California to selected US...
Look up driving distances and approximate drive times from Los Angeles, California to selected US National Parks.

Driving Distance and Drive Times From Las Vegas to Selected National Parks

Use the sections below for information on driving distances and approximate drive time from Las Vegas, NV to selected US National Parks.

Readers’ Choice Awards 2012 Finalists
It is time for the annual Readers' Choice Awards! Do you have a favorite East coast park? How about the West coast? Cast your vote now for your favorite national park, categorized by region, and help decide the best national parks in the country.

Readers’ Choice Awards 2012
It is time for the annual Readers' Choice Awards! Do you have a favorite East coast park? How about the West coast? Cast your vote now for your favorite national park, categorized by region, and help decide the best national parks in the country.

Driving Distance & Drive Times From Salt Lake City, UT to Select National Parks
Look up driving distances and approximate drive times from Salt Lake City, Utah to selected National Parks.

Readers' Choice: Top National Parks

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