• From the geysers of Yellowstone National Park to the Acadia National Park and the stunning White Mountains of New Hampshire, each location will fuel your wanderlust.
  • Each location offers a once-in-a-life-time opportunity to explore the magic of North America’s national parks.
  • From Ohio to Arizona, here are some of the best national parks.
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Editor’s Note: The following are images from “100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas” by National Geographic’s Joe Yogerst. Explore the top national, state, and city parks throughout North America. National Geographic turns to the United States and Canada’s most pristine – and adventure-filled – national, state, and city parks with 5,000 ideas for the ultimate vacation.

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Acadia National Park

Foto: The surf surges through the rocks at Thunder Hole during daybreak.sourceRaul Touzon/National Geographic Image Collection

White Mountains, NH

Foto: The snow-covered view at the 6,288-foot (1,916.6 m) summit of Mount Washington.sourcePhotograph by Mike Theiss /National Geographic Image Collection

Cape cod national sea shore

Foto: The sunset paints the sky in pinks and purples over Race Point Light in Provincetown, Massachusetts.sourceMichael Medford/National Geographic Image Collection

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

Foto: Under a purple sunset, waters rush through Great Falls, which separates the Maryland and Virginia sides of the park.sourceKenneth Garrett/National Geographic Image Collection

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Foto: An egret rests high above Hatteras Island.sourceStephen St. John/National Geographic Image Collection

Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks

Foto: Arresting views of the Teton range and curving river valley can be seen from the Snake River Overlook.sourceKeith Ladzinski/National Geographic Image Collection

Read more: The Grand Canyon is celebrating its 100th birthday as a national park. These breathtaking photos will make you want to visit.

Glen Canyon Nra & Canyonlands National Park

Foto: On Walnut Knob, centuries-old petroglyphs cover rock formations.sourceDavid Hiser/National Geographic Image Collection

Mat. Rainier & Mt. St. Helens Volcanic Monument