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12 Refreshing Ways To Beat The Heat In America's National Parks

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12 Refreshing Ways To Beat The Heat In America's National Parks

Rocío Lower—Summer finally arrived, bringing with it soaring temperatures and a stifling grip on the forecast. But it also means the kids are out of school, vacation requests are being put in, and the longer days can be filled with exciting ventures in national parks!

Some of this nation’s best playgrounds are preserved within the National Park System, including scenic rivers, vast lakes, and spectacular coastal waters. With copious options across the country, why not beat the heat in a national park?

Here are just a few refreshing ideas on how you can create unforgettable memories this summer. 

This story first appeared on nationalparks.org.

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