06/20/2012 02:38 pm ET Updated Aug 20, 2012

America's Top 10 Adrenaline Rushes

No matter what type of outdoor enthusiast you might be - curious first-timer, recent convert or seasoned pro - you've definitely come to the right place. And while you may be familiar with the USA's more illustrious standouts - exploring magnificent national parks like Yosemite and Yellowstone - it's the lesser-known treasures that beg discovery, and unveil the country's true, untamed essence.

Consider the USA your enormous playpen for outdoor activities, and yours to customize as you wish. The country is so full of accessible and diverse terrain that choosing where to go and what to do is the biggest challenge. You simply need to pick your desired activity and terrain. Here are our top 10 suggestions:

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