If and when the zombie apocalypse happens, a hipster hot spot like Brooklyn or San Francisco is the worst place to be.
No, you want wide open spaces where you can spot the brain-eating zombie hordes from a distance and take action towards self-preservation.
It turns out there are at least five state parks that are definitely great spots to hide from zombies, according to ParksByNature Network, a multimedia network catering to outdoor enthusiasts
If you have half a brain, you'll hightail it to one of them soon. Of course, if you have half a brain, that may be a sign that a zombie has already eaten the other half.
Hanging Rock State Park in North Carolina, which Pocket Ranger Blog points out is filled with strategic vantage points to help you spot the approaching undead. According to the blog, British Loyalists in the Revolutionary War used a perch in this area to look out for oncoming Continental Army soldiers. On the other hand, the British did end up losing that war. . .
Can zombies swim? If you're confident they can't, then you may want to hit up Cayo Costa State Park, a Florida State park located on La Costa Island. Of course, it is in Florida, so even if the zombies can't get you, there's sure to be something else weird going on there.
Kanopolis State Park boasts several caves to hole up in, and there's even a nearby airport in case the zombie hordes get too close and you need to escape. Plus, the relatively flat terrain means you're likely to spot the flesh-hungry mobs from miles away.
The abundant caves of Longhorn Cavern State Park in Texas offer ample space for well-prepared survivalists to stock supplies, or even ammo for an all-out war against the undead. Plus, in addition to providing great shelter, these caves are equipped with maze-like passageways that are sure to confuse any zombies in hot pursuit. Just don't get lost yourself!
If Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma was a good enough hideout for outlaws like Jesse James and Belle Star, then it should be good enough to protect you from zombies. Pocket Ranger Blog notes that the caves make great shelter, and the three lakes nearby have plenty of trout for post-apocalyptic fine dining.