Peering into the alcoves from which Mesa Verde's puebloan cliff dwellings seem to seep upward is oddly reminiscent of peering into treasures encased within a Faberge Egg.
Grand Teton National Park seems to represent the original American Dream; it is a model of our nation's natural wonder and a symbol of the pioneers' exploration of the West.
750 feet below the earth in New Mexico.
Visit US National Parks for free on Public Lands Day, Sept. 29.
Take a peek at these weird, wonderful landscapes.
Entering any of Carlsbad Caverns' 113 caves is like entering a larger-than-life sandcastle, where drips of sand have been changed into a twisting structure of peaks and spires.
Yosemite Valley is home to most of the park's largest attractions, including El Capitan, Upper Yosemite Waterfall, the sequoias, Glacier Point and Bridalveil Falls.
We're taking you to two of the most beautiful parks Alaska has to offer, filled with terrestrial wildlife, marine animals, glaciers and spectacular views.
While there's nothing scary about Petrified Forest National Park, there is certainly something mysterious and wondrous.
It may be one of the most impressive and perfect examples of erosion, but what leaves visitors breathless at its edge is the beauty and wonder that we call the Grand Canyon.
Take a break from the traffic and crowds, and appreciate the unspoiled beauty at 5 of the country's least-visited national parks.
Despite its foreboding name, Badlands National Park is a magnificent landscape teeming with stunning mountains and beautiful prairies.
Then, hit up the national parks to see them IRL.
Explore the National Parks of America's West.
Though the untrained eye might see little more than desert when driving through the Great Basin, a closer look will reveal a land full of flora and fauna that is in a state of constant change.