National Parks

Over the last several years, I have had the good fortune to visit several of our nation’s best ideas: the National Parks, National Monuments, National Historic Sites and National Seashores.   Here are the ones that I have been to (with a link to my post about it if there is one – some have several posts):

National Parks

National Monuments

National Historic Sites

National Historical Parks

National Battlefields

National Historic Reserves

National Military Parks

National Memorials

The National Mall

National Historic Trails

National Parkways

National Scenic Trails

  • Potomac Heritage NST

National Recreation Areas

National Battlefield Parks

National Lakeshores

National Seashores

National Volcanic Monuments

And even National Expansion Memorials!?

  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

U.S. Forest Service Sites

And finally, even though they are operated by the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife, I think the National Wildlife Refuges should be included too:

I visited more when I was a child and don’t really remember – but I’m not listing those here.  And although I have been to some, there are so many more to explore!  Some of these sites are enormous – some are tiny.  All have been worthwhile!  Get out and go!  And if you have been, tell me what you thought…


5 thoughts on “National Parks

  1. Pingback: Happy Anniversary | Wine and History Visited

  2. You commented ny my blog: Expedition: US National Parks – yes I ordered her a US National Passport for Christmas along wisth some other stuff for Christmas. I am replying here because I don’t want her to see it.i

  3. Oh the places you have been!!! Amazing! I have been up & down the East coast, but I have not made it out West. One day…. I would highly recommend to you to visit Acadia National Park in Maine. SO Beautiful ♥.

    • I love the East Coast for its historic sites, but the West does have some amazing scenery! I have Acadia on my “list” – one day I’ll make it there, and to see the fall color in that part of the country. The Northwest’s fall color is a bit lacking, due to all the coniferous trees. 🙂 Thanks for stopping by! Camille

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