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7 Top-Rated National Parks That Are Beautiful in Winter

Bryce Canyon, United States

In 2018, more than 318 million people visited the US national parks. According to the National Park Service, this is the third highest number ever recorded. More people are traveling to the parks every year and there’s no sign of attendance slowing down. Avoid the crowds, selfie sticks, packed trails and traffic by visiting in the winter (between November and April). Here are 7 of the best national parks to see in the winter.

1. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Fountain Paint Pot Nature Trail, Yellowstone National Park, United States

2. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park, United States

3. Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Crystal Mountain, Mount Rainier National Park, United States

4. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Bryce Canyon, United States

5. Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Crater Lake, United States

6. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, United States

7. Yosemite National Park, California

Interested in purchasing an annual pass and saving money on entrance fees? Order one online ahead of your visit. It covers you and all passengers in your vehicle (including rental car or RV). Just a single trip nearly covers the cost of the pass. Get it now.


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November 13, 2019