National parks are one of the most popular adventures.
Yellowstone National Park, with an area of 3,500 square miles, is a recreation area in the desert at the top of a volcanic hot spot. The park is spread over parts of Montana. It features dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, hot springs and gushing geysers, including the most famous. Hundreds of animal species, wolves, bison, moose and antelope are also found here.
The Grand Canyon National Park is home to much of the huge Grand Canyon, with its multi-layered bands of red rocks revealing millions of years of environmental history. Views include Mather Point, Yavapai Observatory, and architect Mary Coulter Observation Studio.
Yosemite National Park is at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California. It is famous for its giant, ancient redwood trees and tunnel views, the iconic view of the high autumn Bridalveil and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. In the village of Yosemite there are shops, restaurants, rooms, the Yosemite Museum and the Ansel Adams Gallery.
Kruger National Park in South Africa is one of Africa’s largest gaming assets. Its high thickness of wildlife includes the Big 5: lions, rhinos, elephants and buffaloes. Other mammals make their home here, as well as various species of birds such as vultures, eagles and storks. Mountains and rainforests are part of the countryside.
Torres del Paine:
Torres del Paine National Park, in the Patagonian region of Chile, is famous for its towering mountains, bright blue icebergs that are cut by glaciers and golden pampas (lawns) that contain rare wildlife such as llama-like rubber. Some of its greatest emblematic sites are the 3 granite towers from which the park takes its name and the peaks called Cuernos del Paine.
The Serengeti National Park is known for its huge annual migration of wildebeest and zebras. Searching for a new meadow, the crowds move north from the background into the grassy southern plains. Numerous cross the crocodile-infested river Grumeti in the swampy western corridor. Others turn northeast to the Lobo hills, home to black eagles. Black rhinos live in the granite ledges of Moru Kopjes.
Fjordland National Park is in the southwestern part of the South Island of New Zealand. It is famous for the fjords of Uncertain Sounds carved in the glacier. A beach forest trail on the sandy shores of Milford offers views of the towering Mitra Peak. The attached rocky count’s mountains are reflected in the smooth surface of the mirror lakes. On the River Cleddau, the Chasm Walk crosses bridges overlooking powerful waterfalls.
Zion National Park is a southwestern nature reserve in Utah, famous for the steep red rocks of Zion Canyon. The Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is scratched across its main stretch of forest paths along the Virgin River. The river flows to the Emerald Pools, which have waterfalls and a drooping garden. Also along the river, partly through deep precipices, is the Zion Narrows trek.
Ezera National Park, with an area of 295 square kilometers, is a forest reserve in central Croatia. It is recognized as a chain of 16 terraced lakes, combined by waterfalls that stretch into a limestone canyon. Hiking and hiking trails splash around and above the water, and an electric boat connects the 12 upper and 4 small lakes. The later ones are the place of Veliki Slap, 78 meters high waterfall.
The 1583-square-mile Glacier National Park is a desert area in the Rocky Mountains of Montana, with glacier-carved peaks and valleys leading to the Canadian border. The mountain passes it. Among the additional 700 miles of hiking trails, it has a path to the attractive Hidden Lake. There are activities for hiking, cycling and camping. The variety of wild animals varies from mountain goats to grizzly bears.