8 Best National Parks to Visit in Summer

Glacier National Park

Nestled between two mountains, Glacier National Park boasts over 700 lakes and adventurous hiking trails. 

Yellowstone National Park

Spanning over 2 million acres across three states, Yellowstone offers stunning natural landscapes and diverse wildlife. 

Yosemite National Park

Famous for its majestic waterfalls like Bridalveil and Vernal Fall, Yosemite is a hotspot for camping and hiking. 

Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon s vast landscapes are unmatched. Enjoy rafting in the Colorado River, hiking various trails, or taking a helicopter ride for an unforgettable overhead view.

Grand Teton National Park

Located in Wyoming, this park offers stunning scenery between two ice-capped mountains. Explore up to 250 miles of hiking trails and visit the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center for more insights.

Zion National Park

Thrill-seekers will love Zion National Park in Utah. Hike Angels Landing for an adventure, trek The Narrows, or take a bus tour of the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive for a more relaxed visit.

Denali National Park and Preserve

Located in Alaska, this park spans 6 million acres of snow-covered wilderness. Though trails are sparse, landmarks like Wonder Lake and Savage River offer breathtaking views.

Kenai Fjords National Park

Also in Alaska, Kenai Fjords features vast glaciers and scenic trails like Glacier Overlook Trail. Enjoy boating and kayaking for a relaxing experience in this winter wonderland.