The United States of America is one of the most beautiful countries in the World, it has 59 protected areas known as national parks that are operated by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior. For this post we selected the 10 most beautiful photos of US’s national parks, we found these photos on the Department of the Interior’s Instagram account. Twenty-seven states have national parks so you will see photos of very different landscapes because different states have different geographical and climate conditions.
Mount Rainier is the highest mountain of the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, and the highest mountain in the state of Washington. Photography by Danny Seidman
Great Basin national park is a United States National Park located in White Pine County in east-central Nevada, near the Utah border.
Monument Canyon, in the Colorado national park, spectacular canyons cut deep into sandstone, and even granite–gneiss–schist, rock formations. Photography by William Woodward
A moose at Denali national park Alaska, Denali National Park and Preserve is a national park and preserve located in Interior Alaska, centered on Denali (Mount McKinley), the highest mountain in North America. Photography byJacob W Frank
Pinnacles of rock, part of a large geological feature called the Needles, in Canyonlands national park, Utah. Canyonlands National Park is a U.S. National Park located in southeastern Utah near the town of Moab. Photography byAaron Sauma
Pacific waves at Point Reyes national park seashore, Point Reyes National Seashore is a 71,028-acre (287.44 km2) park preserve located on the Point Reyes Peninsula in Marin County, California. Photography by James MCool
The Milky Way, pictured over the 4,346-metre Longs Peak in the Rocky Mountain national park. Rocky Mountain National Park is a national park located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, in the north-central region of the U.S. state of Colorado. Photography by Pat Gaines
Bison in Yellowstone national park, Yellowstone National Park is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho. Photography by Cameron Parick
The Subway at Zion national park, Zion National Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile (590 km2) park is Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Photograph by Jeremy Stevens
Yawning alligator was spotted in Cumberland Island national seashore, Cumberland Island National Seashore preserves most of Cumberland Island in Camden County, Georgia, the largest of Georgia’s Golden Isles. The seashore features beaches and dunes, marshes, and freshwater lakes. Photography by Gary Davis
Wilderness of Badlands national park, Badlands National Park is a national park in southwestern South Dakota that protects 242,756 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires blended with the largest undisturbed mixed grass prairie in the United States. Photography by Harlan Humphrey
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