The parks are diverse in their appeal and attractions. Some exhibit the desert landscapes of the dry country, and others offer majestic forests, bears, and snow-covered mountains.
Maine has a number of unique attractions. In this case, Acadia National Park is located on an island, which is somewhat of a rarity when it comes to such parks.
This beautiful wilderness park in Utah is known mostly for its incredible natural sandstone arches. There are about 2000 of them.
The Badlands in South Dakota are visually stunning, offering rock formations, canyons, and desert landscapes.
These impressive rock formations are called hoodoos. They even form a natural amphitheater accessible from the Rim Trail hike path.
As with the other Utah parks on this list, Canyonlands is known for its dramatic rock formations and vistas.