10 Least Visited US Camping Parks For the Travel Maniacs
Nature and Travel
On 5th October 2019
#5. National Park Of American Samoa
National Park of American Samoa, about 2,600 miles southwest of Hawaii is spread across three different islands and is closer to Australia than it is to the US. This is one national park that exists in the most remote places with secluded villages, beautiful coral sand beaches and sea in place of tourist places. Those who are visiting the scene for snorkeling or scuba diving can bring their own gear and can experience underwater world that is home to over 950 species of fish and over 250 coral species.
The main attractions of this national parks includes vast array of wild flora and fauna. The park is also home to the endangered flying fox and the fruit bat with a wingspan the size of a barn owl. Native Samoans still live within the park and the National Park Service offers a Homestay program, which lets you stay with local Samoan families to learn about and experience their culture.
#6. North Cascades National Park, Washington
Three hours drive by car from Seattle is North Cascades National Park. The park is famous for providing the visitors with the most beautiful views of glaciers in the US outside of Alaska. Though the park is famous as one of the world's snowiest places, it still provides a range of activities from backpacking, climbing, horse riding and trails for trekking.
It's not understandable, even though the park is accessed easily by car, still there are very few visitors every year. The park is an ideal place for all nature lovers as it provides stunning mountain and scenic views, abundant flora and fauna. The point that the park is visited by very few visitors every year can be used as a plus point for those who want to experience nature with little disturbance and easy access.
#7. Katmai National Park And Preserve
Home to over 2000 brown bears, this park is famous for having the largest population of brown bears in North America. The bears in this park are so beloved that every year the natives hold an annual Fat Bear Week to decide the fattest bear in the park. The park famous for its vast size and rich array of wild life can be exclusively accessed by plane or boat.
According to the park representatives, “Flightseeing tours” are the most dramatic and exciting ways to experience the nature and preserve of the park. As the aerial view is the best for experiencing the size and nature of the beautiful park including the combination of freshwater lakes, volcanoes and tundra. Aerial trip also gives a beautiful view of the bears and moose residing in the area.
#8. Dry Tortugas National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park is 100 square miles of natural and historic gems, located about 70 miles from Key West. This park consists of seven small Islands in the Gulf of Mexico. The park's secluded site offers rich experience to those visitors who are interested in exploring marine life and shipwrecks.
The park can only be visited by boat or sea plane, one of the main reason it gets only few visitors every year. There is an option of daily ferry to the park, but the ride takes 2.5 hour ride each way, so if you are planning to visit, you have to plan whole day. The park is famous for its camping and night view. If you are visiting the park for camping, then head to Garden Key to explore Fort Jefferson, one of the nation's largest 19th-century forts to experience a killer night view.