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"Killer State Parks" - Abram S. Hewitt State Forest , New Jersey - 2016 Editors Choice
Geological Phenom! Abram Hewitt State Forest will have you breathless from rigorous hiking and splendid views! This 2000 acres state forest offers all the features outdoor loving folks look for. Rocky moraines formed in the ice age define the landscape of the park. Hike on any number of trails including the Appalachian Trail which meanders its way to Bearfort Ridge or take one of the other state managed trails. It is directly adjacent to Wayawanda State Park which offers tens of thousands more acres to explore. http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/abram.html
"Killer State Parks" - Colorado State Forest State Park - 2016 Editors Choice
Blown away! That is the only phrase to describe this Park. Geologically speaking this park offers The Medicine Bow Mountain Range, lava flows, and sand dunes, yes "Sand Dunes". In addition to magnificent views and landscape, count on seeing plenty of wildlife. Known as the moose viewing capital of Colorado, bighorn sheep, black bear, mule deer, and elk also roam the rugged wilderness. Miles of trails and access to Rocky Mountain National Park offer backcountry camping, hiking, skiing, biking, and birding opportunities. This may be on our short list for Best Killer State Parks in the U.S. For more...
"Killer State Parks" - Catalina State Park - 2016 Editors Choice Arizona
While most people visiting Arizona may be traveling North out of Phoenix, there is much more to Arizona than the Grand Canyon and Sedona. Both are spectacular destinations but if you are looking for a less visited destination for your next outdoor adventure, Catalina State Park just outside of Tuscon presents panoramic views of mountainous desert landscape and wildlife. Located at the foot of the Santa Catalina Mountains, the park offers 5500 acres of diverse landscape to camp, hike, bike, and picnic. P.S. Bring Water! For more on the park visit the link below. http://azstateparks.com/Parks/CATA/index.html
"Killer State Parks!" - Cascade River State Park - 2016 Editors Choice Minnesota
We like Rocks, Water, and lots of open trail! When visiting Cascade River State Park you will see all of the above. Located on the North shore of Lake Superior it is a hefty trek just to drive to, but well worth the reward. The mouth of the Cascade River empties into Lake Superior and offers spectacular views of the Lake and shoreline. It lies on the southern edge of the Superior National Forest. The park has 18 miles of mostly intermediate hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country trails, however the 310 mile Superior Hiking Trail runs through the park offering...
"Killer State Park!" - Hocking Hills State Park - 2016 Editors Choice Ohio
Hocking Hills State Park in Ohio has everything we look for in a state park. Stunning geological formations include caves, waterfalls, towering cliffs, and gorges. It is a breathtaking park with access to camping, fishing, picnicking, hiking, hunting, and more. The 2,356 acre state park is adjacent to Hocking State Forest with 9,238 acres of boundless terrain to explore. Climbing and repelling opportunities are also available in the state forest. Below is an excerpt from Hocking Hills State Park website http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/hockinghills#overview : History The hollows and caves of the park complex have long attracted the peoples of Ohio. Evidence of...