Best National Parks for photographers in the United States
Grand Canyon, Arizona
A mile deep, ten miles across and 277 miles long, the Grand Canyon was carved by the Colorado River over millennia, and is famed for its spectacular desert scenery.
The world’s first national park is famed for its geysers, hot springs and mudpots, as well as for wildlife including grizzly bears and elk.
On the Canadian border, this Rocky Mountains park has more than 130 lakes, and is home to thousands of plant and hundreds of animal species.
This network of wetlands and forests is home to 36 protected species, including the Florida panther and American crocodile.
Bryce Canyon, Utah
Famed for its hoodoos, distinctive geological structures formed by weathering and stream erosion of the sedimentary rocks.
Death Valley, California/Nevada
The hottest and driest place in North America, this harsh desert landscape is nevertheless home to many species of animals and plants.
Centred around the highest mountain in North America, Denali’s landscape is a mix of forest, tundra, glaciers and rock.
This dramatic landscape encompasses two active volcanoes: Kilauea, one of the world’s most active, and Mauna Loa.
The seven-mile valley is famed for the El Capitan and Half Dome rock formations, plunging waterfalls and ancient Sequoias.
Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico
The subterranean park is notable for the Big Room, a limestone cave chamber 1,220m long, 191m wide, and 78m high at its highest point.
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