Backpacking Destinations

Backpacking

Popular Backpacking Destinations in the US National Parks

There is no better way to get to know a park than by heading out into the backcountry and going backpacking. Getting away from the more heavily populated areas and surrounding yourself in the true wilderness of any park is the most rewarding experience and a true way of getting outdoors. The serenity and calm of the great outdoors is best experienced with a backpack on your back and a bivy under the big night sky. This is the ultimate way to enjoy any park that has backcountry areas and wilderness.

Featured Backpacking Destinations in National Parks

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November's Featured Park
The North Cascades have long been known as the North American Alps. Characterized by rugged beauty, this steep mountain range is filled with jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
November's Animal
Badgers are animals of open country. Their oval burrows (ten inches across and four to six inches high) are familiar features of grasslands on sandy or loamy soils of the eastern plains or shrub country in mountain parks or western valleys.