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NHP: National Historic Park
NHS: National Historic Site
NM: National Monument
NMP: National Military Park
NP:  National Park
NRA: National Recreation Area
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Re: What US National Parks have you been to and how would you rank them?
« Reply #20 on: May 12, 2020, 03:57:53 PM »
BTW there are lots of lists online about which parks are open and which aren't. This is the one I've found to be the most accurate: https://rvshare.com/national-state-park-closures
I kept checking manually each one, so thank you for this.
Oh how I can't wait to get back to the southwest!

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Re: What US National Parks have you been to and how would you rank them?
« Reply #21 on: May 12, 2020, 04:15:47 PM »
I kept checking manually each one, so thank you for this.
Oh how I can't wait to get back to the southwest!

LOL.
Wish WN would fly to RAP.

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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #22 on: May 12, 2020, 04:33:46 PM »
just throwing an idea to have it on a google map places
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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #25 on: May 12, 2020, 06:44:23 PM »
The other issue I'm monitoring is southwest state's restrictions on visiting NY'ers, 14d quarantine etc.
I've been looking mostly at AZ, but in general I haven't found any lifting of these restrictions, or even discussions of it.
Anyone see anything about this?

Not planning on going for another month, though I'm hoping that by then, all those NPs will be open (at least the main attractions therein).
At least UT has opened some, but I'd still be going through AZ...

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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #26 on: May 12, 2020, 08:03:31 PM »
"you need permission..."

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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #27 on: May 12, 2020, 08:05:29 PM »
The other issue I'm monitoring is southwest state's restrictions on visiting NY'ers, 14d quarantine etc.
I've been looking mostly at AZ, but in general I haven't found any lifting of these restrictions, or even discussions of it.
Anyone see anything about this?

Not planning on going for another month, though I'm hoping that by then, all those NPs will be open (at least the main attractions therein).
At least UT has opened some, but I'd still be going through AZ...

Most states are lifting those restrictions. Seems that most everyone wants to be open (to some extent) by Memorial Day.

I haven't found a list, I just google specific states for updates.
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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #28 on: May 12, 2020, 08:12:00 PM »
Most states are lifting those restrictions. Seems that most everyone wants to be open (to some extent) by Memorial Day.

I haven't found a list, I just google specific states for updates.

SD,ND,NE have been open the entire time, for those that haven't been yet, could be a great option.

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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #29 on: May 12, 2020, 09:33:39 PM »
Fixed, and updated my post.
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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #34 on: May 13, 2020, 11:40:46 AM »
SD,ND,NE have been open the entire time, for those that haven't been yet, could be a great option.
What's there to see in SD ?

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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #36 on: May 13, 2020, 11:49:33 AM »
What's there to see in SD ?

So I guess you have an itinerary for ND an NE,lol
SD, Where should I start?
- Badlands NP
- Wind Cave NP
- MT Rushmore NM
- Crazy Horse Memorial
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- The Needles/Needles Highway

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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #37 on: May 13, 2020, 12:08:59 PM »
- The Needles/Needles Highway

So weird... I was watching a camera review yesterday and he's shooting in this "cool place in South Dakota" and I'm thinking hey, that might be worth a visit.

Now you post this, which I've never heard of. So I Google it, and there it is. What are the odds!
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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #38 on: May 13, 2020, 12:11:09 PM »
visitors flock to the GSM after it reopens

Same misleading telephoto images as always ::). I'm getting tired of this agenda.
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Re: Which US national parks have you been to? Which was your favorite?
« Reply #39 on: May 13, 2020, 12:23:40 PM »
Just chanced on this thread. I love National Parks but unfortunately haven't been to that many. Goal is to visit them all (in the US).
I don't really like rating them because I loved them all (except maybe Gateway Arch NP which I just felt was mis-classified as a NP...)

1) Rocky Mountain NP
2) Acadia NP
3) Indiana Dunes NP
4) Congaree NP
5) Shenandoah NP
6) Cuyahoga Valley NP
7) Hot Springs NP
8) Mammoth Cave NP
9) Gateway Arch NP