Here’s a handy tool that can help you take full advantage of America’s vast and gorgeous National Park system. Not only will Find a Park help you locate parks near, it also gives you tips on what to do there.

Start by going to https://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm.

Click the map to select a state or start typing the name of a park in the search box.

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Here, I’ve clicked on my home state of Ohio. I have a long list of monuments and parks.

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Each park has a brief description, a calendar of events, maps and info about weather and other things that might affect your visit.

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Click on the name of the park to be taken to a more detailed page with even more information.

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With 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five territories to choose from, you won’t run out of interesting places to learn about anytime soon.

Click here to visit:  https://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm