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10 Best Nature Parks In The United States

For well over a century, the United States National Park Service has been committed to sustaining and maintaining the parks throughout the country. Whether it’s for educational or environmental purposes, or simply for us all to enjoy, they (along with Mother Nature and Father Time) have done an incredible job.

Of course, people will have different opinions of what are the top 10 national parks in the US, depending on many factors, such as accessibility, time of year, or perhaps the difficulty of trails and hiking, however all these variables aside, here is a general list of the top 10 National Parks in the United States, ranked.

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4 best places to do helicopter tours in Australia

Australia stands out as one of the best tourists’ sites the world has to offer. Touring in this great country will give you a  feel of the beauty of nature; the beautiful scenery, the islands, mountains, plains, water masses, national parks though natural, look like they were intentionally designed to impress. Here you, you’ll be amazed by some of the planets awe-inspiring wonders like the Great Barrier Reef.

However, not all these sites can be accessed on the road; you can only get a better view on a plane. Continue at Source: Best places to do helicopter tours in Australia

Tour the Fairy-like Echo Bluff Stake Park in Missouri

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Tour Missouri’s Echo Bluff Stake Park.

Wild horses have roamed Shannon County, Missouri, for decades and occasionally put in an appearance at Echo Bluff State Park. Spotting one become an instant trip highlight.

Cool, clear Ozark streams flank Echo Bluff State Park and lace the surrounding landscape. Continue at Source: Tour Missouri’s Echo Bluff Stake Park

america best park SYSTEM 2019 ranked: #1 WASHINGTON, DC

Our analysis is based on four characteristics of an effective park system: access, investment, acreage, and amenities.

Washington, DC has 629 parks. We’ve mapped park access in 14,000 cities and towns across the country. Our free mapping platform helps you pinpoint where to focus park investments in your city.

WASHINGTON, DC PARK AMENITIES COMPARED TO THE 100 LARGEST U.S. CITIES

Source: Washington, DC 2019 ParkScore® ranking: #1

The best time of the year to get affordable accommodations near 16 popular national parks

Here’s when you’ll find the most affordable accommodation options near 16 popular national parks.

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Colorado is home to the latest International Dark Sky Park

Fans of astronomy and beautiful night vistas have a new option for observing the Milky Way. The Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado has been officially designated as an International Dark Sky Park. It has more than 149,164 acres of dunes, wetlands, grasslands, forests and alpine tundra, which offer an array of opportunities to view the night sky and to explore the park after dark by moonlight.

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