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National Park Getaways

Resources and descriptions of America's National Parks. Plan your camping getaway to one of these top outdoors destinations within the 398 national parks.

Petrified Forest National Park - A National Park Getaway
Best known for globally significant Late Triassic fossils, Petrified Forest National Park a national monument in 1906 to preserve and protect the petrified wood for its scientific value. Scientific studies are on-going at the park; paleontologists find new fossils, biologists study living plants and animals, and geologists study the multi-hued...

Death Valley National Park - A National Park Getaway
Death Valley is a national park of extremes. The below sea level basin is a land of record summer heat, snowy winter peaks, spring wildflowers and a diverse wildlife. Despite it's morbid name, the national park is a top destination for outdoor recreation and seasonal camping.

Virgin Islands National Park - A National Park Getaway
Clear blue water, coral reefs, golden sand beaches and hiking trails are a few highlights of a national park getaway to Virgin Islands National Park. The national park is located on the Caribbean island of St. John.

Redwood National Park, California
Home to the tallest trees on earth, Redwood National Park in California is a top national park getaway for outdoors lovers and campers.

Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas - A National Park Getaway
Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas, with its natural areas, historic buildings, and cultural landscapes, is a park for all seasons.

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