Information about National Parks of the US and Canada

National Parks of the US and Canada are some of the best, most natural places in the entire world. Millions of miles of unspoiled wilderness dot the landscape. Opportunities for landscape photography, camping, hiking, and sightseeing are what make these places unique. Image Credits: Shutter Voyage

Glacier National Park

Highlights

Mt. Gould Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park, US

Glacier National Park is a mountainous National Park that is located in the northwest corner of the US state of Montana. Lakes, ever-dwindling glaciers, and mountains are what is of the entire park. There is only one main road across the park (west to east), and is often referred to as America's Switzerland. Image Credit: Distress.bark

Grand Canyon Mather Point

Grand Canyon National Park

Dry desert sandstone. Colorado River. Golden glow on sandstone buttes and mesas. This is Grand Canyon National Park. Located in the remote area of Northern Arizona, this is one of the most famous National Parks in the world, and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This picture is from Grand Canyon NPS's Flickr Page

Moraine Lake

Banff National Park

Banff National Park is a National Park near Glacier National Park in the United States. It is located on the Continental Divide. Unlike US National Parks, the area has many bustling ski areas and also has a vibrant town. Picture is in Public Domain.

Half Dome

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is a vary diverse and mountainous National Park in eastern California. There are hundreds of miles of valleys, mountains, rivers, lakes, and also forests in the area. Image Credits: Diliff

Mt. Rainier and Myrtle Falls

Mt. Rainier National Park

Mt. Rainier National Park is the highest mountain in Washington (in the Pacific Northwest). It is an active volcano, and is also home to many different plants and flowers. Image source: Wikimedia Commons

Grand Tetons

Grand Teton National Park

The Grand Tetons are a mountain range in western Wyoming. The mountains stretch to be above 13,000 feet tall at certain peaks. Picture is in Public Domain