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Sequoia National Park

Size: 
404063 acres

Location

Sequoia National Park
Route 198
Three Rivers, CA 93271
United States
Phone: (559) 565-3341
36° 35' 16.4292" N, 118° 45' 8.7192" W

Famous for its giant Sequoia trees, Sequoia National Park is located in the southern Sierra Nevada region of California. It is adjacent to and jointly managed with Kings Canyon National Park. Sequoia National Park has a vertical relief of 13,000 feet and includes Mount Whitney, the highest point in the 48 contiguous United States.

Pinnacles National Park

Size: 
26606 acres

Location

Pinnacles National Park
5000 Hwy 146
Paicines, CA 95043
United States
Phone: (831) 389-4486
36° 29' 13.1388" N, 121° 12' 48.852" W

Pinnacles National Park is located in San Benito & Monterey Counties, California. President Theodore Roosevelt established Pinnacles National Monument in 1906 and was designated a National Park by legislation President Barack Obama signed into law on January 10, 2013. This legislation established Pinnacles as Califonia's ninth national park.

Big Bend National Park

Size: 
801163 acres

Location

Big Bend National Park
1 Headquarters Drive
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
United States
Phone: (432) 477-1108
29° 17' 18.4236" N, 103° 12' 46.7064" W

Big Bend National Park is a remote park on the United States/Mexican border in Far West Texas. The park contains over 800,000 acres of the Chihuahuan Desert and is larger than the state of Rhode Island. 244 miles of the famous Rio Grande river flow through the park.

City of Rocks National Reserve

Size: 
14407 acres

Location

City of Rocks National Reserve
City of Rocks Back Road
Cassia, ID 83312
United States
Phone: (208) 824-5901
41° 58' 37.0344" N, 113° 41' 30.7608" W

City of Rocks National Reserve is located in South Central Idaho and is governed by both the National Park Service and the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation. The reserve protects a portion of the historic California Trail and its landscape filled with granite pinnacles and monoliths.

City of Rocks is well known for rock climbing and there are over 700 climbing routes developed. Its granite spires range from 30 to 300 feet high and offer moderate to advanced difficulty.

Roxborough State Park

Size: 
3339 acres

Location

Roxborough State Park
4751 Roxborough Drive
Littleton, CO 80125
United States
Phone: (303) 973-3959
39° 25' 44.5908" N, 105° 4' 6.7548" W

Roxborough State Park is a Colorado state park located in Douglas County 25 miles south of Denver. The park is known for its red sandstone rock formations and is recognized as a National Natural Landmark.

The park has 14 miles of trails for hiking that range in difficulty. Due to its ecological systems and unique geological features, pets, horses and mountain bikes are prohibited within the park. Roxborough State Park is a day use park and does not offer overnight camping.

Dixie National Forest

Size: 
2000000 acres

Location

Dixie National Forest
1789 N Wedgewood Lane
Cedar City, UT 84721
United States
Phone: (435) 865-3700
37° 42' 36.7776" N, 113° 3' 28.0836" W

Dixie National Forest encompasses nearly two million acres in southern Utah. Dixie is the largest national forest within the state and stretches for 170 miles between the Colorado River and Great Basin.

Custer State Park

Size: 
71000 acres

Location

Custer State Park
13329 US Highway 16A
Custer, SD 57730
United States
Phone: (605) 255-4515
43° 46' 3.9072" N, 103° 29' 39.534" W

Custer State Park is the largest and oldest state park in South Dakota. It is located in the Black Hills in the Southwestern portion of the state and is named for Colonel George Custer. The park was founded in 1912 and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built roads, campgrounds and dams within the park.

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Size: 
12000 acres

Location

Golden Gate Canyon State Park
92 Crawford Gulch Road
Golden, CO 80403
United States
Phone: (303) 582-3707
39° 48' 4.014" N, 105° 17' 54.7296" W

Golden Gate Canyon State Park is located 30 miles west of Denver, Colorado and is a great escape for families in the city. The park is known for being picturesque during the autumn and snowy winters.

Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Size: 
1680 acres

Location

Cheyenne Mountain State Park
410 JL Ranch Heights
Colorado Springs, CO 80926
United States
Phone: (719) 576-2016
38° 44' 16.5876" N, 104° 48' 40.9032" W

Cheyenne Mountain State Park is located in the mountains near Colorado Springs, CO. The park includes a praire to peak ecosystem and is home to a diverse range of plants and wildlife.

Hiking is a popular activity and there are 20 miles of trails for exploration. Camping is available in the 61 campsites across the park's three campgrounds: the Meadow Campground, Raptor Glen and Gobbler's Grove.

South Yuba River State Park

Size: 
2000 acres

Location

South Yuba River State Park
17660 Pleasant Valley Road
Penn Valley, CA 95946
United States
Phone: (530) 432-2546
39° 17' 29.238" N, 121° 11' 40.902" W

South Yuba River State Park is located in Nevada County California and includes a 22-mile stretch of the South Yuba River Canyon. The park's land has a rich history related to gold mining and offers scenic beauty. The park is well known for its stunning display of wildflowers during the spring months.