Temperatures are dropping as winter is near. People tend to not go to national parks due to the cold weather, but fewer crowds miss out excellent landscapes. Here are four national parks you should visit during the winter months.
1. Death Valley National Park (California)
In the winter, the Death Valley makes it a great destination. The temperature is low 70s on sunny days, has rare rainstorms, and a great view for stargazers at night. You might need to reserve a spot in advance as it’s their peak season during the winter.
2. Big Bend National Park (Texas)
With 1,200 miles shown of rugged desert and mountains, this national park is worth the visit. The weather is in the 60s, which is perfect for hiking and exploring historic hot springs. Make sure to reserve a spot at Chisos Mountain Lodge to visit this interesting and terrific park.
3. Denali National Park (Alaska)
It might be less than five hours of daylight visiting the Denali National Park, but it’s still worth a visit. It offers top-notch activities like skiing and dog shedding, while also offering the world’s greatest glaciers for viewing.
4. Yosemite National Park (California)
In the winter, the Yosemite National Park have valleys covered by snow. You can do ice skating and cross country skiing at the Falls National Park lodges, which makes it an entertaining adventure.