The Absolute Best National Parks

The Absolute Best National Parks

National Park Service
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#59 Congaree National Park

Location: South Carolina
Last Year’s Rank: 59

Hike or paddle through this 22,200-acre park for stunning views of some of the tallest trees in the East. Wading through an old growth forest is an epic adventure, but experts suggest avoiding this journey in the summer, when the bugs and snakes are most active.
—Diana Gerstacker

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