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Going on a camping trip is great, how could it get any better? Well, the answer is going camping at a National Park. The scenery at any National Park is unbelievable and almost untouched.
They are without a doubt the best place to pitch your tent. Whether you are looking to camp at a beach, isolated camping areas, or just the good old forest. These are the best National Parks to Go Camping at, so get ready to start planning your next camping trip.
Bryce Canyon National Park
This park is known for its giant rock spires called hoodoos and has three unique forests, filled with Ponderosa Pines and Spruce trees as the park heightens in elevation.
This National Park has two different campgrounds to choose from, the best being the Sunset Campground, just a little ways from the park’s amazing and easy hiking trails. This is definitely one place to put on your camping list.
Yosemite National Park
If you are a person who likes laid-back camping in your RV or car this one is for you. This National Park has ten different campgrounds to choose from and is filled with gorgeous scenery and a view of the huge rocky formations. There are also some easy to access and navigate hiking trails that are definitely not a letdown.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
In this National Park, you will find the Deep Creek Campground which is full of natural freshwater. If you are one for swimming or viewing lovely waterfalls this is the place for you. Just from your tent, you are a short hike away from three different waterfalls that are all equally spectacular. This is especially a great place if you are an avid fisher, as there are a lot of places to fish here.
Capital Reef National Park
If you are looking for a desert oasis, look no further. Capital Reef National Park is your answer, surrounded by its signature red rock cliffs this National Park is home to historic orchards planted by Mormon pioneers in 1880, and during the harvesting season, you can pick nice fresh fruit to enjoy and take home.
This park is also home to historic sights such as an old one-roomed schoolhouse, the Gifford Homestead where you can buy freshly baked fruit pies, and an old blacksmith shop.
Big Bend National Park
In this lovely National Park, you will find the Chisos Basin Campground fully surrounded by huge rocky cliffs. If you are big into bird watching, this place is a popular nesting site for migratory birds and if you are up for a hike you can the Window Trail which will lead you to see the entire beautiful V-shaped canyon. Kind of a tough trek but well worth it and you have a nice scenic walk filled with dragonflies and butterflies.
America is filled with beautiful National Parks that preserve the scenic nature. You have never camped in a quite a gorgeous place if you have never camped at a National Park.
These are the best national parks to go camping and believe me, there are many more out there that are just as scenically amazing. Have you been to any of these National Parks? Do you know of any that should be added to this list? Share in the comments!
Here are some other great locations for camping:
- Recharge at Salamonie Lake State Campground
- Chillax at Mounds State Campground in Indiana
- Experience History and Nature at Wyalusing State Park
- Scheffel’s Hideaway Campground Makes You Feel Like Family
- Family Fun at Indian Trails Campground