There are more than 500 national parks in America. During a holiday in America, everyone will visit one or more parks. Most of the ones described are not the best known or most touristy, but they are beautiful parks that are definitely worth a visit. Plateaus, mountains, hot springs, old settlements, lakes, campsites where you can encounter the most beautiful and dangerous animals and plants on foot, by car and with or without a guide.
Denali National Park
The highest mountain in North America is Denali. In the 19th century, the 6,194-meter-high mountain was discovered by explorer William A. Dickey. Due to the height of the mountain, the area has its own climate. In 1917, the area around Mount Denali and Mount McKinley was declared a national park. The park is home to part of the largest fracture in the Earth’s crust in North America. As a result, there are many rock formations in the park. Centuries of erosion have created plateaus with mountains in the middle. The mountains form a natural border between interior Alaska and Anchorage. The animal species that occur there are lynx, wolves, Dall sheep, caribou, moose, black bears and grizzly bears. Trees found there are aspen, spruce, birch and balsam poplar. In the area you will have to be on the lookout for black and grizzly bears in particular. They just walk around freely.
Petrified Forest National Park
The Petrified Forest is located about 200 km east of Flagstaff. It is the famous park of petrified trees in the most beautiful colors. There are hundreds of them. Pilot Rock is the highest point at 1900 meters. There are plateaus, desert areas, rock formations and swamp areas. Cacti are proliferating in the desert area. The animal species found here are rabbits, foxes, porcupines, antelopes and coyotes. You can camp in the park in the designated Wilderness areas”.
Hot Springs National Park
Hot Springs is part of the Zig Zag Mountains and was founded in 1921. It is very small: 24 square kilometers. The park is known for its hot springs that release 3 million liters of water from the ground every day. The temperature of the water is 62 degrees Celsius. Of the total 47 sources