Here are 5 Surprising Things You Can Do in U.S. National Parks

Things to do in U.S. National Parks: hike, camp…sandboard. You weren’t expecting that last one were you? It’s true. You can sandboard in Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park.
Things to do in U.S. National Parks: hike, camp…sandboard. You weren’t expecting that last one were you? It’s true. You can sandboard in Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park.

The United States is home to nearly 132,000 square miles of national parkland, where you can see the world’s largest trees, walk through the world’s longest cave system, and experience volcanoes, glaciers, sand dunes and dinosaur fossils. Magnificent in both beauty and diversity, the U.S. National Parks provide a wide range of experiences that don’t require being an avid outdoors lover or even hauling a backpack.