Continued from page 1
Horseback riding might be a fun and exciting option while visiting a national park. Several parks offer gravel roads for horseback riding, certain parks also have horse rentals and guided excursions available. A list of stables and outfitters can be obtained at visitor centers, or checked through travel guides and brochures.
Whitewater rafting is one of most unique and invigorating ways to visit a parks backcountry. Some of most incredible National Parks may have river rafting excursions that travel through park, river rafting is usually offered by various companies and outfitters. If whitewater rafting sounds a bit too dangerous, perhaps a kayaking excursion through one of splendid rivers would seem wiser. Imagine kayaking through one of popular National Parks past geysers, hot spring and mud pots. Kayaking is a wonderful way to explore areas that are untouched by vehicle or foot traffic.
Cross country skiing is another popular way for entire family to visit and see beautiful winter landscapes. Many parks have several excellent trails available for cross country skiing. Several National Parks will offer novice, intermediate and advanced trails for skiing. Cross country skiing is a wonderful way to experience parks wilderness during winter season. Snowshoeing trails may also be available in parks.
The U.S. National Parks offer some of most incredible rock climbing and mountaineering pursuits in world. Rock climbing and mountaineering are usually sports reserved for people with a bit of experience. Rock climbing and mountaineering can offer wonderful and different perspectives of landscapes. Both sports demand having proper equipment and knowledge for safety reasons. Many National Parks offer established climbing routes that will have a wide range of difficulty levels; usually no permits are needed, unless an overnight stay in backcountry is involved. It is important to check weather conditions beforehand and use caution, never climb alone.
What better way to experience some of most beautiful scenery in world than with some fun outdoor activities. The options for outdoor activities are endless. Whether you decide to visit any of amazing National Parks or choose to go camping in a favorite spot list is limitless. Many of activities you might be interested in will be available in towns near parks. Various outfitters and companies outside some of popular National Parks will offer excursions that go into parks. Whatever activity you decide to enjoy, it is always wise to do a little research to know ahead of time what to expect, always check what weather conditions will be to avoid any dangerous situations.
Best Camping Supplies is a camping site owned and operated by Valerie Giles. It features tents, campers, fishing gear, boats, kayaks and outerwear. Everything for camping enthusiasts! http://www.best-camping-supplies.com