Winter is coming!!! Here are the 10 best national parks for you to visit this winter:
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Winter is an amazing time to visit the wilderness of Rocky Mountain National Park. It offers a large range of winter entertainment such as cross-country skiing, ice climbing, snowshoeing.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Breathtaking rock formations and giant natural amphitheaters coated with snow make you think you are on another planet.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Yellowstone is one of the busiest national parks, so if you don’t like too crowded places, it’s a perfect time to visit it at winter. Known for its colorful hot springs basins,geysers and a abundant wildlife Yellowstone shouldn’t be missed.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska
Visitors of the Wrangell–St. Elias National Park can witness the dazzling colors of Aurora Borealis, embark on a river or fishing trip, mountaineering expedition, glacier trek, backpacking, or flightseeing trip.
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
South rim of the Grand Canyon is open all year and there is less crowd for visitors during the winter season, which makes it perfect for hiking and sightseeing.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
At winter the Great Smoky Mountains turn to a dreamy landscape. There are 850 miles of trails for hiking. The most popular is 70 miles long Appalachian Trail.
Arches National Park, Utah
In winter the contrast of the red rocks and white snow create a unique sight see. As its name suggests the park is home for over a 2000 sandstone arches. The main attraction is Delicate Arch wich will likely require traction devices and trekking pole due to the packed snow and ice.
Yosemite National Park, California
Yosemite’s snow-capped peaks, frozen waterfalls and foggy woods makes a view that stuns most demanding adventurers. You can try hiking, ice skating, snowshoeing. For snowboarders and skiers, there is a plowed road that leads to popular Badger Pass ski area.
Sequoia National Park, California
Visit The Sequoia National Forest and see the world’s largest trees. Colossal trees covered with snow gives you the feel of deep respect and connection with nature. Visitors can enjoy in 50 miles of snowshoes and cross-country ski trails.
Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington
Mt. Rainier National Park, a snow paradise. It is a home to an active volcano that share its name. Hikers can try Wonderland Traill which is 93 miles long and it circles Mt. Rainier. From a diverse wildlife to all kinds of winter recreation Mt. Rainier National Park offers a unique experience to visitors.