National Parks Checklist – All 62 United States Parks

National Parks Checklist – All 62 United States Parks

Only thirty states can boast having a National Park in the United States (although some like Idaho have part of a National Park that has an adjoining state designated as the official state for the National Park.

National Parks Checklist

We’ve put together a National Parks Checklist to keep track of all 62 of the National Parks the United States has to offer. But if you want to visit all the Nationally designated sites including National Monuments, Battlefields, National Historical sites and National Preserves and Reserves, that extended National Parks checklist climbs to 419 locations!

The states that aren’t lucky enough to have part of their state designated as a National Park include:

  • Alabama
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Alaska National Parks

The largest state in the United States has eight National Parks on our National Parks checklist, including the one National Park that is the most difficult to get to: Gates of the Arctic National Park.

  • Denali National Park
  • Gates of the Arctic National Park
  • Glacier Bay National Park
  • Katmai National Park
  • Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Kobuk Valley National Park
  • Lake Clark National Park
  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Arizona National Parks

Arizona is home to one of the most recognizable National Parks, even from the International Space Station, as home to Grand Canyon National Park. Arizona also has two other Parks on our National Parks checklist.

Grand Canyon National Park

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Petrified Forest National Park

Saguaro National Park

Arkansas National Parks

  • Hot Springs National Park

California National Parks

The golden state of California can claim nine different National Parks from Death Valley and the lowest elevation point( 279 feet below sea level) in the United States to the highest point in the continental U.S. at the top of Mount Whitney at 14,494 feet. You could spend an entire summer visiting all the Parks in California on the National Parks checklist.

Channel Islands National Park

Death Valley National Park (California and Nevada)

Joshua Tree National Park

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Kings Canyon National Park

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles National Park

Redwood National Park

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Sequoia National Park

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Yosemite National Park

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Colorado National Parks

While Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park displays the mountainous beauty of the area, the state’s three other National Parks demonstrates the geological variety of the Rocky Mountain state.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Florida National Parks

Biscayne National Park

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Dry Tortugas National Park

Everglades National Park

Hawaii National Parks

  • Haleakala National Park
  • Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Idaho National Parks

The state of Idaho is home to the first U.S. National Park when Yellowstone National Park was established in 1872

Yellowstone National Park, (Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming)

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Illinois National Parks

  • Gateway Arch National Park, (Missouri and Illinois)

Indiana National Parks

  • Indiana Dunes National Park

Kentucky National Parks

  • Mammoth Cave National Park

Maine National Parks

If you want to be one of the first people in the United States to watch the sun rise, then Acadia National Park is the destination for you.

  • Acadia National Park

Michigan National Parks

  • Isle Royale National Park

Minnesota National Parks

  • Voyageurs National Park

Missouri National Parks

  • Gateway Arch National Park, (Missouri and Illinois)

Montana National Parks

  • Glacier National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park (Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming)

Nevada National Parks

  • Death Valley National Park (Nevada and California)
  • Great Basin National Park

New Mexico National Parks

  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • White Sands National Park

North Dakota National Parks

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park

North Carolina National Parks

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (North Carolina and Tennessee)

Ohio National Parks

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Oregon National Parks

Crater Lake National Park

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South Carolina National Parks

  • Congaree National Park

South Dakota National Parks

  • Badlands National Park
  • Wind Cave National Park

Tennessee National Parks

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee and North Carolina)

Texas National Parks

  • Big Bend National Park
  • Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Utah National Parks

Arches National Park

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Capitol Reef National Park

Zion National Park

Zion National Park

Virginia National Parks

  • Shenandoah National Park

Washington National Parks

  • Mount Rainier National Park
  • North Cascades National Park
  • Olympic National Park

Wyoming National Parks

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park

Yellowstone National Park, (Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana)

Yellowstone Campgrounds

Best campgrounds of Yellowstone National Park