The 10 Most Underrated U.S. National Parks To Visit

Great Basin National Park (Nevada): Known for its rugged mountains, ancient bristlecone pine trees, and stunning night skies, Great Basin National Park offers opportunities for hiking

North Cascades National Park (Washington): North Cascades National Park is a wilderness of jagged peaks, glaciers, and pristine alpine lakes.

Isle Royale National Park (Michigan): Located in Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park is one of the least visited national parks in the United States.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park (Texas): Guadalupe Mountains National Park is home to the highest peak in Texas and offers diverse landscapes, from desert plains to alpine forests.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Colorado): Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park features some of the steepest cliffs and narrowest gorges in North America.

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve (Colorado): Great Sand Dunes National Park is home to the tallest sand dunes in North America.

Pinnacles National Park (California): Pinnacles National Park showcases unique rock formations, talus caves, and diverse wildlife, including California condors.

Capitol Reef National Park (Utah): Capitol Reef National Park features colorful sandstone cliffs, natural arches, and rugged canyons.

Congaree National Park (South Carolina): Congaree National Park is home to one of the largest intact hardwood forests in the southeastern United States.