The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…

The national parks system sees about as many visitors each year as there are citizens in the U.S., which can mean long lines, full shuttles, and cramped parking lots. But there’s a savvy secret for escaping into nature while avoiding the typical national park crowds—try visiting former national parks. Over the past century, dozens of…