Climbing Destinations

Yosemite National Park

Popular Climbing Destinations in the US National Parks

For the more adventurous park visitors, climbing is a very popular activity in many parks. There are restrictions but as long as you abide by the rules by the National Park Service, climbing in parks are probably some of the most rewarding places to really dig your fingers in. Spectacular views, stunning scenery and a true feeling of the great outdoors perched up on one of the most famous rocks in the United States is an experience to treasure for a lifetime. So pack up your climbing harnesses and ascenders and plan your next climbing adventure in a park!

Popular Park Destinations for Climbing

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Whether you're headed out for some fast fitness laps on the track or have a free Saturday open to do some weekend skate...
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Featured Park
Two deserts, two large ecosystems whose characteristics are determined primarily by elevation, come together at Joshua Tree National Park. The Colorado Desert encompasses the eastern part of the park and features natural gardens of creosote bush...
Featured Wildlife
Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.