Parks List

Wondering where we’ve wandered? Here is a complete and current list of parks & public lands that we have visited.  *Blue font* denotes areas visited on our four-month-long 2018 Western U.S. road trip.


National Parks & National Historic Parks

Arches, Utah
Biscayne Bay, Florida
Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado – Blogged
Bryce Canyon, Utah
Capitol Reef, Utah – Blogged
Chaco Culture National Historic Park, New Mexico
Colonial National Historic Park, Virginia
Crater Lake, Oregon – Blogged
Death Valley, California
Everglades, Florida
Grand Canyon, Arizona
Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee & North Carolina
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Joshua Tree, California
Lassen Volcanic, California – Blogged: Sneak Peak | Part 1 | Part 2 | Video
Manhattan Project Historical Park, Tennessee
Mount Rainier, Washington – Blogged: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3Part 4 Part 5
Mesa Verde, Colorado
Olympic, Washington – Blogged: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 
Pecos National Historic Park, New Mexico
Petrified Forest, Arizona
Redwood National and State Parks, California
Shenandoah, Virginia
Yosemite, California
Zion, Utah


National Monuments & National Seashores

Bandelier, New Mexico
Cabrillo, California
Capulin Volcano, New Mexico
Castillo de San Marcos, Florida
California Coastal National Monument, California
Colorado National Monument, Colorado
Cumberland Island National Seashore
Dinosaur, Utah
El Malpais, New Mexico
El Morro, New Mexico
Gila Cliff Dwellings, New Mexico
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Grand Staircase Escalante, Utah
Mt St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, Washington – Blogged
Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, New Mexico
Petroglyph, New Mexico
Point Reyes National Seashore, California
Rio Grande del Norte, New Mexico – Blogged
Russel Cave, Alabama
White Sands, New Mexico


State Parks & State Natural Areas

DeGray Lake

Andrew Molera
Del Norte Coast Redwoods
Hendy Woods
Humboldt Redwoods
Jedediah Smith Redwoods – Blogged
Julia Pfeiffer Burns
Mendocino Headlands
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve
Old Town San Diego Historic Park
Navarro River Redwoods
Prairie Creek Redwoods – Blogged
Silver Strand State Beach
Torrey Pines State Reserve

Amelia Island
Big Talbot Island
Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve
Cedar Key Museum State Park
Fanning Springs
Fort Clinch
Fort George Island Cultural State Park
Honeymoon Island
John Pennekamp Reef
Lake Griffin
Lake Manatee
Little Talbot Island
Long Pine Key State Park
Manatee Springs
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park – Blogged
Oscar Scherer
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park – Blogged
Rainbow Springs
St. George Island
St. Marks River Preserve
Stephen Foster Folk Culture – Blogged
T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula
Wacasassa Bay Preserve State Park

Cloudland Canyon
Fort Mountain
Skidaway Island

New Mexico
Bottomless Lakes
Cimarron Canyon
City of Rocks
Clayton Lake – Blogged
Conchas Lake
Coyote Creek
Eagle Nest Lake – Blogged
Oliver Lee Memorial
Storrie Lake
Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Blogged

New York
Niagra Falls


Beverly Beach – Blogged
Cape Arago – Blogged
Devil’s Punchbowl State Natural Area – Blogged

Ecola – Blogged
Nehalem Bay – Blogged
Seal Rock – Blogged
Smith Rock – Blogged

South Carolina
Hunting Island

Big Ridge
Booker T. Washington
Cedars of Lebanon
Cumberland Mountain
Edgar Evins
Fall Creek Falls
Frozen Head
Harrison Bay
Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River
Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail
Montgomery Bell
Norris Dam
Pickett CCC Memorial
Panther Creek
Red Clay
Roan Mountain
Rock Island
Savage Gulf State Natural Area
South Cumberland State Park
Tims Ford

Dead Horse Point
Goblin Valley
Kodachrome Basin
Snow Canyon

Cape Disappointment – Blogged
Deception Pass – Blogged
Larrabee – Blogged


National Forests & Other Public Lands

Alabama Hills (BLM), California
Apalachicola National Forest, Florida
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Tennessee
Cape Perpetua Scenic Area & Suislaw National Forest, Oregon – Blogged
Carson National Forest (Wheeler Peak Wilderness), New Mexico – Blogged
Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia
Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia & Tennessee
Cibola National Forest, New Mexico
Coconino National Forest, Arizona
Dixie National Forest, Utah
Fishlake National Forest, Utah
Gila National Forest, New Mexico
Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California
Inyo National Forest, California
Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, North Carolina
Kaibab National Forest, Arizona
Lincoln National Forest, New Mexico
Mojave National Preserve, California
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington
Mt. Hood National Forest, Oregon
Natchez Trace Parkway, Mississippi & Tennessee
Obed Wild and Scenic River, Tennessee
Olympic National Forest, Washington – Blogged
Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas – Blogged
Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico
San Juan National Forest, Colorado – Blogged
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
Suislaw National Forest, Washington – Blogged
Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve, Florida
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah
Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado – Blogged
Valle Caldera National Preserve, New Mexico
White River National Forest, Colorado


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