Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada. Photo: Clement Bardot via Wikimedia Commons
The Wild State-Run Places That Are Giving the National Parks a Run For Their Money.
By R.J. Crawford
Here is an excellent article on 25 great State Parks by Lauren Steele from Men’s Journal. In using our theme of, “Travel on Less Per Day the Military Way!” we are picking out the best travel articles from the web and showing you where you can include Military Lodging, Military Camping or Space-A Air to make it an even better travel experience for you. So click the Source above to read the article and then below we will list the links for additional military options to help you use your military benefits. We are highlighting any facilities within an hour of these state parks.
Land of the Yankee Fork State Park, Idaho: No Military options.
DeSoto State Park – Desoto Falls, Alabama: No Military options.
Lake Tahoe State Park, Nevada: Bingo
There are over a thousand miles of trails in the Lake Tahoe area and 73 miles of shore line on the lake.
Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas: No Military options.
Niagara Falls State Park, NewYork
Visiting Niagara falls was a fantastic experience!
Missouri Headwaters State Park, Montana: No Military options.
Baxter State Park, Maine: No Military options.
Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada
Oswald West State Park, Short Sands Beach, Oregon
Stop at Canon Beach for some wonderful seaside views.
Cook Forest State Park, Pennsylvania: No Military options.
Mt. Spokane State Park, Washington
Chugach State Park, Alaska
Rifle Falls State Park, Colorado: No Military options.
Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire: No Military options.
Red Rock State Park, Arizona
Coolidge State Park, Vermont: No Military options
Na Pali Coast State Park, Hawaii
Assateague State Park, Maryland
Several rockets are launched from Wallops yearly.
Lime Kiln State Park, Washington
Custer State Park, South Dakota
Peninsula State Park, Wisconsin
Goblin Valley State Park, Utah: No Military options.
Katy Trail State Park, Missouri
Wilson State Park, Kansas
Silver Falls State Park, Oregon: No Military options.