Best National Parks of the West
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Badlands National Park
Badlands National Park in South Dakota teems with pinnacles, towers, buttes, ravines and gulches.
Yellowstone National Park
Formed by volcanoes and full of flowers, fauna and vistas galore, Yellowstone is possibly the grandest national park.
Olympic National Park
Rainforests and emerald lakes make Washington's Olympic National Park one of the most majestic parks.
Yosemite National Park
One of America's first wilderness parks, central California's Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls.
Arches National Park
Centuries of wind and water have sculpted more than 2,000 natural arches in Utah's Arches National Park.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Of the 300 known caves in New Mexico's Guadalupe Mountains, 120 of them are in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Grand Canyon National Park
The Colorado River started its work creating the Grand Canyon more than 20 million years ago.
Denali National Park
Alaska's Denali National Park contains the equivalent of an area 3 miles wide stretching from Washington, DC, to LA.
Redwood National Park
The legendary giant redwoods in Northern California's Redwood National Park are the planet's tallest living organisms.
Crater Lake National Park
One hundred miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in southwestern Oregon, Crater Lake is one of the oldest National Parks.