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13 Things You Need to Know About National Parks

Reader's Digest Logo By Emily Goodman of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 14: There is something so peaceful about disconnecting from the world and exploring one of our nation's national parks. After all, the stunning mountains, rivers, and terrains are what make this planet so beautiful. Whether you're hiking through Yosemite, taking a road trip through Zion, or trying to spot alligators in the Everglades, there are so many parks to check off your bucket list. But there are a few things you may not know about our national parks. Before you head out on your next nature excursion, these national park facts will give you a little more knowledge about the beautiful places our country has to offer.

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There is something so peaceful about disconnecting from the world and exploring one of our nation's national parks. After all, the stunning mountains, rivers, and terrains are what make this planet so beautiful. Whether you're hiking through Yosemite, taking a road trip through Zion, or trying to spot alligators in the Everglades, there are so many parks to check off your bucket list. But there are a few things you may not know about our national parks. Before you head out on your next nature excursion, these national park facts will give you a little more knowledge about the beautiful places our country has to offer.

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