Discover the newest National Parks in the US!
The United States is undoubtedly one of the countries where you can find a greater number of national parks, and since the first national park was named in 1872, more have been added to the list. Specifically, more than 60 National Parks can be found throughout the different regions of the United States. Are you passionate about nature? Read on to discover the newest National Parks in the US!
The best Newest National Parks in the US
Next, we will make a small list of some of the best and new national parks that you can find throughout the United States.
In January 2020, White Sands became America’s new National Park. Specifically, this new park is located in the New Mexico reservation. In the 62nd national park, visitors can go hiking and walk along one of the most beautiful paths thanks to its white sand. It is important to mention that this park is considered to be one of the natural wonders of the world and is located in the Tularosa area.
The next new park we want to highlight is the Joshua Tree, this one is located in California and is characterized by being located in a desert area between the Colorado and Mojave deserts. In addition to all its nature and all the areas where you can walk by, the Joshua Tree National Park stands out for being one of the parks where you can enjoy a great sunset that melts with the night and the stars. If you want to fancy a great experience in this park, you can even stay in one of the best glamping sites in California.
Indiana Dune National Park
Another of the new National Parks that we need to review in this article is the Indiana Dunes National Park. As its name suggests, it is located in Indiana and, specifically, along the southern shore of Lake Michigan. Its location makes it a really spectacular place because you can find sand dunes, wetlands, prairie, river, and forest ecosystems, all in one park. In addition, all the people who visit this park will be able to enjoy great hiking routes to do with family, children, or friends.
Congaree National Park
If you want to enjoy another of the best parks in the United States, Congaree National Park is undoubtedly another of the best options. This park is located in South Carolina and has become one of the best parks thanks to the great excursions that you can take through the dense forest. If you are a great lover of nature and animals, you should definitely visit this park.
New River Gorge National Park
The next National Park we want to recommend to you is the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, and it is the 63rd national park in the United States. This one is located in the southeast part of the state of West Virginia and has become the perfect park for lovers of whitewater rafting and climbing. Despite the fact that it has now been established as a national park, it is important to mention that for years it has become one of the best places for all fans of cycling, and as we have mentioned, rock climbing and rafting.
Another of the national parks that we want to include in this shortlist is the Cuyahoga Valley. This park is located between the Ohio cities of Cleveland and Akron and stands out, in addition to its great nature, for being one of the parks that has the closest urban areas. Again, the Cuyahoga Valley is another of the best parks that nature lovers should visit since they will be able to explore large hectares covered with trees, ravines, and streams. Due to all the nature and landscapes it offers, this National Park has also become the perfect place for hiking and cycling.
Death Valley National Park could not be missing in this list either, as this is one of the largest parks outside of Alaska. In addition, it also stands out for being one of the hottest and most desert areas in the world that you can see for yourself if you visit the west coast of the United States. Despite this detail, it is also important to mention that you can visit one of the lowest parks, as it is below sea level. And do not let its name fool you, this park is full of life!
Pinnacles National Park
The last National Park we want to highlight is Pinnacles National Park, which is located in one of the mountainous areas of the Salinas Valley in California. Through the name of the park, reference is made to all the eroded mountains that are part of the park and for which the Pinnacles mainly stand out. It is also important to mention that it is one of the newest national parks in California and in it, you can find spectacular cliffs and formations.
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