Discover the Best National Parks to Visit in the West

The United States boasts 63 amazing national parks in total, and 40 of them are located in the West and span all 13 states. Here are some of the best national parks in the western United States.

Grand Teton National Park

People who visit Grand Teton National Park are always amazed by its jagged mountain peaks, many historical sites, beautiful alpine terrain, lush meadows, pristine lakes, and amazing wildlife.

Yellowstone National Park

Rising above a scene rich with gushing geysers, dramatic canyons, hot springs, lush forests, and alpine lakes, Yellowstone National Park stands as a monument for the people who fought to protect it in 1872.

Zion National Park

Zion National Park is Utah’s first national park. It’s famous for death-defying hikes along very steep red cliffs. You don’t have to hike these massive sandstone cliffs to get the best views; you can just gaze at their varying colors that soar into the sky.

Channel Islands National Park

A world-class outdoor escape, Channel Islands National Park offers a wide range of activities, including bird-watching, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, hiking, and remote camping.

Glacier National Park

Also known as the “Crown of the Continent,” Glacier National Park is filled with natural beauties and is one of the best places in Montana for photography.

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