Acadia National Park
People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its beauty and diversity, early 20th-century visionaries donated the land that became Acadia National Park. The park is home to many plants and animals, and the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic coast. Today visitors come to Acadia to hike granite peaks, bike historic carriage roads, or relax and enjoy the scenery.
Glacier National Park
Come and experience Glacier's pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With over 700 miles of trails, Glacier is a hiker's paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude. Relive the days of old through historic chalets, lodges, transportation, and stories of Native Americans. Explore Glacier National Park and discover what awaits you.
The Icefield Parkway - Banff to Jasper Alberta's Mountain Parks are the jewel of the Canadian Rockies, a 20,000 sq km (7600 sq mi) preserved wilderness and World Heritage Site. The Icefield Parkway features the largest accumulation of ice south of the Artic Circle, straddling two national parks and two provinces, and with meltwaters flowing into the Atlantic, Pacific and Artic oceans, the Icefield Parkway is a must see!
National Mall - Washington, DC Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks actually protects some of the older parkland in the National Park System. Areas within this premier park provide visitors with ample opportunities to commemorate presidential legacies; honor the courage and sacrifice of war veterans; and celebrate the United States commitment to freedom and equality.
Grand Tetons National Park
Located in northwestern Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park preserves a spectacular landscape rich with majestic mountains, pristine lakes and extraordinary wildlife. The abrupt vertical rise of the jagged Teton Range contrasts with the horizontal sage-covered valley and glacial lakes at their base, creating world-renowned scenery that attracts nearly four million visitors per year.
Utah (Central Region) Central Utah is home to several of Utah’s most diverse National Parks. Within a few hours drive you will find yourself surrounded by out-of-this-world red rock landscape of Arches National Park and atop the mythical sounding Island in the Sky, a remarkable district of Canyonlands National Park. The great scenery, however, doesn’t end with our National Parks. Dead Horse Point State Park is a short drive from Moab and offers visitors amazing views of the snaking meanders of the Colorado River 2,000 feet below.
Pecos National Park
Pecos preserves 12,000 years of history including the ancient pueblo of Pecos, Colonial Missions, Santa Fe Trail sites, 20th century ranch history of Forked Lightning Ranch, and the site of the Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass. For several centuries the Upper Pecos Valley has been one of those rare places where the impact of geography on human experience is strikingly clear.
The best place to witness the new Pittsburgh is from atop Mount Washington, the 1,250-foot hill that rises over the Ohio River. From there you can view the once soot-choked skyline—now a well-arranged collection of modern high-rises and repurposed early-1900s factory buildings. Thanks to a 15-year urban renewal program, the city has been revived, morphing from a stronghold of industry into a place that better reflects the surrounding Allegheny Mountains.
Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands invites you to explore a wilderness of countless canyons and fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries. Rivers divide the park into four districts: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze and the rivers themselves. Download maps, directions GPS coordinates and photography tips for photo locations in Canyonlands National Park.
Cedar Mesa is the archaeological crown jewel of the millions of acres of public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management. It has exceptionally well-preserved ruins and world-class rock art – all in a phenomenally scenic, hiker-friendly landscape. Download free maps, directions and GPS coordinates for photo locations such as House on Fire, Fallen Roof Ruin and Perfect Kiva.
The city of Page offers several iconic photo spots such as Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon and the famous “The Wave.” This vibrant community located atop a mesa in north central Arizona, overlooking dramatic vistas of Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam. Download maps, directions and GPS coordinates to these locations and more.