While your first thoughts might be of Yosemite or the Grand Canyon, the National Park System actually comprises more than 84 million acres in every state in the nation (except for Delaware). The National Park Service offers a great kids program called Webrangers, where kids can go online to create their own "ranger stations" and play more than 50 games in anticipation of their upcoming visit to a nearby park.
Five Great Park Experiences For Kids
Take a half-day raft float down the Snake River at Grand Teton National Park, Moose, WY.
Enroll in Tails For Tots (3- to 5-year-olds), the Kids Adventure Program (6- to 10-year-olds), or Come Bug a Ranger (6- to 12-year-olds) at Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO.
Tour Lehman Caves at Great Basin National Park, Baker, NV.
Watch a volcano erupt at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo, HI.
Take a scenic train ride at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Northeastern Ohio.
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