Located in the middle of Virginia farming country, Belle Isle State Park is full of wetlands perfect for boating, fishing and bird watching. Camp for a long weekend or enjoy overnight lodging at the Bel Air Guesthouse. Come get away from the daily routine and visit this quiet, gem of a state park.
Near the Wisconsin border in northern Illinois, Chain o’ Lakes State Park is like a forest preserve and waterpark rolled into one. Summer brings water-skiers and swimmers, while winter brings cross-country skiers and young sledders. Also offering archery, fishing, and hiking, the park has much to do year-round.
Milo McIver State Park provides visitors with access to the Clackamas River and Estacada Lake. The state park resides entirely within the state of Oregon. Other outdoor activities practiced within the state park include hiking, fishing, horseback riding, golfing, wildlife viewing, and camping.
Ledges State Park is not only one of Iowa’s first state parks, but it remains one of the most popular. Ledges is a short drive from Des Moines and gives visitors a unique look at the geographic remnants of prehistoric lakes, glaciers, and other long-gone natural wonders in the Midwest.
Assateague State Park located on Assateague island in Maryland offers a large campground and 2 miles of shoreline to enjoy beach activities while viewing the islands infamous feral horses. The park is a great starting point to launch a kayak, start a bike ride down the island, or to spend the night on the island.
Deep in the arid deserts of Southeastern Nevada Cathedral Gorge State Park sits in the remnants of a prehistoric lake. Dazzling scenery alongside a number of trails and campsites offer visitors a number of unique opportunities for hiking, camping, and sightseeing across the entire park.
Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park features unique geological features in the East Fork of the Black River, forming swimming holes, pool plunges, and natural slides in this unique section of river in the Ozarks. The state park offers camping, equestrian and hiking trails, fishing, and picnic sites.
Pikes Peak State Park is a picturesque location. It offers a perfect combination of scenic wonder, history and outdoor recreation. The 500-foot bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and bridges that connect Iowa and Wisconsin is a breathtaking sight to behold, making this scenic park a true hiker's delight.
Bruneau Dunes State Park is a beautiful area full of desert wildlife as well as rolling sand dunes to explore. This park contains the tallest sand dune in North America standing at 470 feet above the rest of the desert. Spend your time here hiking the dunes, sandboarding, stargazing, or fishing and boating.
Anastasia State Park is a beautiful island covered in white sandy beaches that is the perfect place to camp, hike, and birdwatch along Florida’s gorgeous Atlantic coast. This state park is located right next to the historic city of St Augustine and is steeped in history that dates back to the early days of America’s discovery.
From the tall ridges and rich wildflowers to the dense forest and wandering Doe River, a visit to Roan Mountain State Park is an excellent choice when visiting northeast Tennessee. The park has an abundance of natural beauty and a wide variety of activities to choose from. You won’t want to miss it.
This winter, instead of staying indoors, bundle up and get some fresh mountain air at Mount Blue State Park. With activities like snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter and Webb Beach to enjoy in the summer, visitors will have no shortage of activities to choose from no matter the season.
Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina sits Grandfather Mountain State Park. The state park, named after a rocky mountain face appearing to look like a ‘grandfather’, has 12 miles of hiking trails taking you up to the distinct ridgeline with multiple different peaks to hike up and climb.
Tucked away just south of Denver Colorado, Roxborough State Park is a treasure trove of natural splendor that provides all who visit the opportunity to participate in several activities along some of the most unique backdrops that Colorado has to offer, there’s something for everyone who visits.
Pristine and natural beaches, networks of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, and adorable, historic cottages for rent are just a few of the reasons to put Crystal Cove State Park high on your list of California State Parks. This oasis outside Newport Beach is small, but packs a punch, in the form of stunning scenery.
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park is located on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Sierra Nevada. The park encompasses over 14,000 acres of land in the state of Nevada and the state of California. The state park has hiking and biking trails and shoreline access along the beautiful east shore of Lake Tahoe.