When it comes to National Parks, most people automatically think of the epic vistas of the West Coast. Soaring mountains, snowy peaks, and epic canyons make the West Coast National Parks world-famous. But did you know that some of the most incredible (and my favorite) National Parks can be found on the East Coast too?
The East Cost is home to dozens of the best National Parks, National Forests, National Recreation Areas and more. Whether you enjoy mountain summits, quiet forests, hitting the trails, or snorkeling on the beach, there is an amazing National Park on the east coast perfect for you.
Before you plan your next trip, check out these 17 best national parks on the east coast that you simply can’t miss!