10 Best National Parks to Visit This Summer

May 26, 2014 at 3:00:00 PM EDT | Post a Comment

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In summertime, national parks provide the ultimate escape to some of the most beautiful and geologically unique places in the nation. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at national parks this time of year—whether you’re looking to take in the scenery, camp in the wilderness, or learn about nature through expert-led programs focusing on stargazing and wildlife biology. If your summer schedule permits, plan a trip for August 25, when park entrance fees are waived all day in honor of Founder’s Day, the National Park Service’s birthday. Not sure which one to visit? We’ve handpicked the 10 best national parks to visit this summer.

By Jayme Moye

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