10 of the best state parks in America
Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 9:32 AM
If you've ever tried to fight the summertime crowds in Yellowstone or another popular U.S. national park, you'll be happy to know there is an alternative: One of America's best kept secrets is the quality of its state parks. These nature areas are not as well-known as national parks, but many have similar features like quality trails, great scenery, camping facilities and even guided hikes. Best of all, they are often uncrowded, even during the height of summer. Here are 10 state parks that are worth a visit.