No matter what time of year it is, there is always something amazingly beautiful about these natural reserves scattered around the United States. While some tourists like the heat of the summer, others love the cold winter months where everything is sparkling like diamonds. If you have been meaning to take a break away from the stress of everyday life, these three natural reserves are just what the doctor ordered – any time of year.
1. Bryce Canyon National Park – Utah
There probably isn’t a national park or nature reserve quite as deeply colorful as Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, located roughly 200 miles to the east of Las Vegas. In fact, it is so beautiful that it is one of the most visited national parks in the United States, seeing more than 2.6 million visitors a year.
The bold, red rock formations are the focal point for most visitors so be sure to bring your camcorder because this promises to be the highlight of your vacation travel journal. With a laptop you found with the latest Intel Arc Graphics at Lenovo, you can even stream your videos live online in Ultra HD. If this doesn’t make your family and friends back home quite envious, nothing much will!
2. Olympic National Park – Washington State
While you are touring national parks in the western half of the nation, you absolutely must spend time at Olympic National Park in Washington State with its three unique ecosystems. One part of the park is called a “temperate rainforest” while another is classified as a “sub-alpine woodland. The third region of the park is on the coast of the Pacific Ocean and although the water is often too cold to enter there are areas with public beaches that can be warm enough to enjoy.
You will want to photograph or video record each of these regions but if there is one feature you absolutely cannot fail to shoot it would be the Kalaloch tree. This tree is often labeled as “unruly” but the way it twists and turns sets it apart in a class of its own. It is often referred to as the “Tree of Life” and isn’t that just what life has in store for us? Who lives a life without all those unexpected turns that were never expected?
3. Yellowstone National Park – California
Most people don’t know that Yellowstone was the world’s very first national park. Most famous for its geysers shooting out of the ground, there is an abundance of wildlife to be seen if you can remain quiet enough not to frighten them away.
Yellowstone was given protected status exactly 150 years ago in 1872. Anyone of age probably remembers the Yogi Bear cartoons that were set in Jellystone Park. Obviously, a spinoff of Yellowstone, this one cartoon series helped to make Yellowstone one of the most popular parks in the continental United States.
So, there you have three amazing national parks to visit on your tour of Western natural reserves. Which of the three do you think you will like best? It would be hard to say because each has something unique to offer and is a feast for weary eyes.