America’s Most Breathtaking National Parks
“The best idea we ever had.”
With the stroke of a pen in 1872, Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Act … and the national park was born. Writer and historian Wallace Stegner said it was the “best idea we ever had”. Surely, the more than 273 million Americans who visit each year would agree. But they may not agree on which of the 59 natural national parks are the most breathtaking. Here are our top 12.