America’s hidden gems

America has many stunning parks and monuments, many of which don’t receive the attention they deserve. Our main image is a picture of beautiful Arches National Park in Utah by Gleb Tarro – www.fotowalk.com.

Here are the rest of our picks for the most overlooked national treasures in the U.S.

Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

Elephant Rock (Image: Ken Lund)

 

Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia

Blackwater Falls State Park (Image: mehul.antani)

 

Gila Cliff Dwellings, New Mexico

Gila Cliff Dwellings (Image: Gila Forest)

 

Fossil Butte, Wyoming

Fossil Butte (Image: Silus Grok)

 

Russell Cave, Alabama

Russell Cave (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

 

Arches National Park, Utah

Arches National Park (Image: ***Bud***)

 

Ohiopyle State Park, Pennsylvania

Ohiopyle State Park (Image: Alaskan Dude)

 

Buck Island Reef, U.S. Virgin Islands

Buck Island Reef (Image: NOAA Photo Library)

 

Agate Fossil Beds, Nebraska

Agate Fossil Beds (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

 

Fort Union, New Mexico

Fort Union (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

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