While the same standard list may come to mind whenever you ponder the United States' National Parks, it is our hope here at HuffPost Green that this slideshow of our top ten best national parks you don't know about may just rearrange your mental checklist.
August 15th-16th marks the last in a series of three fee-free weekends to many United States National Parks. Here is the directory of national parks with waived admission.
Ready for a trip? Find a park near you or read up on the National Park Service's Family Fun activities.
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After voting on your favorite secret retreat, tell us what we've missed. What are you favorite National Parks?
Arches National Park
hosts the world’s largest concentration of natural sandstone arches. These majestic monuments preserve millions of years of geological history in their layered rock formations. Visitors can hike around the Park’s forty mile trail to view its many sites including Skyline Arch, Double Arch (pictured), Fiery Furnace, Delicate Arch and the Devils Garden.
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