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Beautiful landscapes, family-friendly activities, and outdoor adventure are as close as your nearest state park! Each state offers numerous parks that are protected and preserved for your enjoyment, as well as future visitors. Here, you will find all the information you'll need to plan your state park experience.
  1. State Park Basics
  2. State Parks Highlights
  3. Best State Parks in Spring, A-K
  4. Best State Parks in Spring, L-N
  1. Best State Parks in Spring, O-Z
  2. Best State Parks in Winter, A-K
  3. Best State Parks in Winter, L-N
  4. Best State Parks in Winter, O-Z

State Park Basics

Flume Gorge State Park, New Hampshire

State parks offer an inexpensive trip that's not that far from your door. From how to visit to contact information, find all the information you need before you visit a state park.

State Parks Highlights

Babcock State Park, Virginia

With thousands of state parks to choose from, it can be overwhelming to choose one to visit. In this section, check out the best of the best.

Best State Parks in Spring, A-K

Polihale State Park, Kauai, Hawaii

Spring is a beautiful time of year. Flowers are in bloom, wildlife is active, and state parks just happen to be the best place to enjoy the season. Check out which state parks are the best during this time of year.

Best State Parks in Spring, L-N

Hills over Missoula, Montana

Spring is a beautiful time of year. Flowers are in bloom, wildlife is active, and state parks just happen to be the best place to enjoy the season. Check out which state parks are the best during this time of year.

Best State Parks in Spring, O-Z

Irwin Prairie Nature Preserve, Ohio

Spring is a beautiful time of year. Flowers are in bloom, wildlife is active, and state parks just happen to be the best place to enjoy the season. Check out which state parks are the best during this time of year.

Best State Parks in Winter, A-K

Skiing, snowmen, and sledding! Winter is a great time of year and a special time for kids and winter sport enthusiasts. Explore which state parks offer the best activities and scenery for your winter getaway.

Best State Parks in Winter, L-N

Niagara Falls, New York

Skiing, snowmen, and sledding! Winter is a great time of year and a special time for kids and winter sport enthusiasts. Explore which state parks offer the best activities and scenery for your winter getaway.

Best State Parks in Winter, O-Z

Bison at Custar State Park, South Dakota

Skiing, snowmen, and sledding! Winter is a great time of year and a special time for kids and winter sport enthusiasts. Explore which state parks offer the best activities and scenery for your winter getaway.

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