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Tour To Enchanting State Parks In America

Posted on October 28, 2009 | Travel DestinationsNo Comment



While the technological advancements and metropolis life are wobbling the souls within, there is an urgent need to take a break from the hasty life, to let the disturbed souls recompose by providing some relaxation. As most of us are stemming our eyes on the computer screens and keeping ourselves engrossed over the keyboards, the desire to view the natural benevolence has lost its path.

It is the perfect time to evade from the hustle and bustle of rat race, by catching a ride of the large fuel guzzler of a SUV. Note, if you are planning to tour or whether you are an inhabitant of US, moving in the spectacular state parks of US is a must. Don’t consider the old artificial museums or large government buildings as stunning collection in the state park is totally unparalleled. Step in the soothing environment of State Parks to recharge your tired batteries and defuse stress generated from the modern city life. Also, visit to State Park are an economical and accessible option, so what are you thinking, move ahead and catch visits to these park.

1. Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Texas

Perched in the Southern High Plains, Palo Duro Canyon shelters some of the most unmatched vegetation in the country. It boasts vast collection of rare plant species like big bluestem, mesquite and cottonwood trees. This spot offers something for everyone, as it affords comprehensive fun activities ranging from horseback riding to bird watching to mountain biking. And the concentration of wildlife in the park is just mind-boggling consisting of wild turkey, white tail deer, sheep, cottontail rabbits, coyotes, roadrunners, western diamondback and rattlesnakes. Also the temperature is changing i.e. it ranges from 19° in January to 92° in July.

Palo Duro Canyon State Park2. St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, Florida

Those who love waters and don’t move to any tour without getting a chance to be in waters, this is the paragon spot for them. This park is a marvelous spot with a huge collection of fauna and water species. It is an amazing location for spotting hawks especially during fall migration. The shallow St. Joseph Bay shelters a variety of marine life like bay scallop, hermit fiddler, horseshoe cab and octopi. The collection of bird life is figured up to 209 diverse species. Also, the park has a marina for those who love to get into waters.

3. Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada

Cathedral Gorge is sure to lend enthralling adventurous opportunities and fill tourists with loads of delight. While your visit, you will come across vast cave formations and stalactite spires, which will certainly stun you. Explore the land by hiking and also remember to bring a camera for capturing the beautiful retreat standing midst desert. Get over Miller Point Overlook from where you can behold captivating views of canyons, cliffs and spires. Here, thunderstorms are a part of normal life as they take place on a regular basis. The summer temperatures range from 95° in the afternoon to 55° after the sunset.

Cathedral Gorge State Park 4. Mohican State Park, Ohio

Mohican State Park is a superb spot for grabbing magnificent scenic views of nature. Nature-lovers will fall in love with the charming Clearfork Gorge, hemlock forest and scenic Mohican River. All these proffer pristine wilderness, it is an enchanting spot where one can be up-close and personal with nature. The park is encircled by the Mohican State Memorial Forest, which shelters a vast assortment of plants and animals like the raccoon, wild turkey and the white tail deer. Also, it is a home to common reptiles such as the box turtle, the black rat snake, dusky salamanders and the poisonous copperhead. Also, impressive personality Johnny Appleseed has been a frequent visitor in Mohican State Park. This park offers varied temptations and surpasses beyond the imagination of the tourists. Tourists are offered a pleasant and luxurious stay in the resort lodges and cottages.

5. Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

The Valley of Fire is exhilarating and at the same time dangerous with its assortment of unique but threatening wildlife such as ravens, roadrunners, snakes and coyotes. This spot is exotica for adventure-freaks as it is perfect for climbing and hiking. This spot boasts some of the most stunning rock formations in the whole of U.S. Its location in Nevada assures of cool winters and hot summers, and pleasant nights under the desert moon.

Valley of Fire State Park6. Montauk State Park, Missouri

Lying at the headwaters of the popular Current River, Montauk is a soothing spot not just due to its pleasant location but also because of its breathtaking offerings. There are great luxurious arrangements implemented keeping tourist conveniences in mind. The basic and electric campsites are well-prepared with modern restrooms and hot showers. The vicinity in which Montauk is located is an ideal spot for camping, hikinh and such other outdoor activities.

7. Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, California

An extensive park running up to 14,000- acres of old growth coast red wood, Prairie Creek Park is perched 25 miles south of Crescent City. This park houses great concentration of wildlife with animals such as the black bear, mountain lion, coyote and chipmunk. The most alluring offering that gains massive recognition is whale watching. The temperature in the summer changes from 40° to 75° F, and in the winter it dwindles between 35° to 55° making the ambiance pleasant to visit. Head in this lovely park and make your visit a memorabilia for lifetime.

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park8. Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

Snuggling in the low ranges of Cascade Mountain in Oregon State, there is a gentle rainforest housing the Silver Falls State Park. Past beholding the sight of ten stunning waterfalls throughout the Canyon trail, you reach the Silver Falls. The most soothing essence lies in going back the falls and experiencing the kind sprinkling of mountain waters on the face. The Silver Fall Park offers tranquil and soothing accommodation amenities.

9. Denali State Park, Alaska

Lying in the impeccable environs of Alaska in North America, Denali State Park truly deserves to be crowned. It is half the size of Rhode Island, but proffers ceaseless opportunities for fun and frolic. It is an exciting spot with endless opportunities to explore and indulge in adventurous activities like camping and trail hiking. The park’s wildlife collection is a unique one as it houses rare grizzly and black bears and moose, lynx, coyote, red fox and wolf.

Denali State Park10. Roxborough State Park, Colorado

Roxborough State Park offers quaint and enchanting ambiance with an added gift of enthralling trails. The most popular activities of Roxborough include hiking, cross-country skiing and wildlife watching, all these are must-do for tourists. The park is a home to exciting wildlife such as black bear, mountain lion and elk; also wolves form a part of cameo. And the parks unique characteristic is that it is home to an array of unique flora. This makes a great park for local and international geologists.

All the parks tracked in my list have their own unique characteristics; each one is enriched with great scenic beauties, flora and fauna. Therefore, when you visit them try to extract the utmost fun out of it.

Roxborough State Park

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