Top 4 Adventure Camping Spots in USA
Hiking and camping rejuvenates the soul and offers a peak into the world less traveled. And fall is the best time to get into the wilderness. We are blessed with landscapes of every imaginable terrain with vast swathes of unexplored territory for personal discovery. Step away from any urban settlement by a hundred miles or less and you are in a region where nature rules. As so many of us are consumed with work and stress from daily life, camping and hiking provides a wonderful opportunity to unwind.
With this love for enjoying our natural treasures we have shortlisted some excellent spots that deserve placement on your bucket list of places to experience.
- Arches National Park in Utah: Surely one of the most popular destination in the USA for adventure camping. This spectacular park offers somewhat limited camping opportunities but more than makes up for it with photo-worthy scenes everywhere you look There are ample trails to walk about with various degrees of difficulty. The sky-high buttresses frame the sky and earth with scenes made for a movie.
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii: There is no place like Hawaii. A magical combination of tropical paradise and rugged mountainous terrain formed by monstrous volcanoes, which are both young and old in their geological existence. The views around the park are stunning to say the least. If Pele, the Hawaiian Volcano Goddess, is feeling generous you may actually see volcano eruptions dazzling the night sky. Hike around the rock structures during the day and check out the unique ecology of a volcanic area.
- Olympic National Park in Washington: Pick this park if nothing more to experience the variety of landscapes, flora and fauna this piece of earth offers! Three distinct ecosystems exist within the park boundaries. There are the hills for hiking, rushing waters reshaping the landscape as the water flows to the Pacific, and with luck a vista overlooking the Pacific Ocean that offers a view of spouting whales as the migrate along the coastline. With abundant rain supporting a rainforest that offers endless photography shots to remember your trip. You can even pitch a tree tent, suspended in mid-air, thanks to the robust trees of the rainforest.
- Joshua Tree National Park in California: The desert is magical in so many ways. Spectacular views, a ruggedness that test the skills of the most veteran campers and an appreciation for those who survived thousands of years in this spectacular country. Joshua Tree is a delight despite its aridness. The mountainous terrain of mountain peaks offer ample opportunities for rock climbers who can take in the beauty of the desert landscape with the park perched between Mojave desert and the Colorado River. Don’t let the daytime heat fool you, this place can get unbearably cold, so bring cold weather provisions
Wherever your travels take you always remember to pack essential gear for your adventurous trips. Nature’s beauty is awe inspiring and her wrath is unforgivable.