Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina and Tennessee

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the United States. It straddles the Tennessee and North Carolina border and runs along the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains are part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which is a division of the Appalachian mountain chain. The Cherokees … More Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina and Tennessee

North Cascades National Park, Washington

North Cascades National Park is basically the Glacier National Park of Washington, featuring dramatic peaks, alpines lakes, and glaciers along the Canadian border. The park is bisected by the Skagit River, which unfortunately has a series of dams along it. The North Cascades Ranges is the most expansive glacial system in the contiguous United States … More North Cascades National Park, Washington