Getting stuck at home is a very unpleasant experience; however, the problem shouldn’t disappoint you. You, as a travel lover, should find some tricks to be motivated and happy without leaving home. Visiting the world through virtual tours and live cams can be a useful way for you to have some fun in your room. TripWays is going to introduce 5 national park virtual tours to you. Besides, you can explore 15 Best Museum Virtual Tours and 12 Best Aquarium and Zoo Live Cams on Tripways as well.
Kenai Fjords National Park
Established in 1980, Kenai Fjords is one of the famous national parks of the United States located in the south-central of Alaska. The area of this National Park is about 670,000 acres and you can find Harding Ice field, one of the well-known ice fields of the world there. There are over 38 glaciers in this national park and the Bear Glacier is the most popular and the largest one.
You can find amazing wildlife in Kenai Fjord National Park. From the mammal species category, porcupines, black bears, mountain goat, moose, lynx, brown bear, and timber wolf are noticeable. Also, coyote, river otter, sea otter, Steller sea lion, minke whales, and fin whales are the other remarkable small and marine mammals. There is a fantastic mixture of bird species in Kenai Fjords National Park as well such as bald eagle, peregrine falcon, black-billed magpie, and marbled murrelets. Stika alder, black cottonwoods, Elda berry, baneberry, and lady fern are noticeable plants and trees of this national park.
Let’s explore the virtual tour of Kenai Fjords National Park in Google Arts & Culture!
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
Since 1916, Hawai Volcanoes National park established on the island of Hawaii, the United States with an area of over 323000 acres. The word Volcanoes is related to Kilauea and Mauna Loa, two of the famous volcanoes in the world. Kilauea is the most active volcano and Mauna Loa is the most massive shield volcano in the world.
In this national park, many scientific activities such as volcanism are accomplished. However, visiting this volcanic landscape is a memorable experience for ordinary visitors. There is a specific visitor center in the Park including the Volcano Art Center and accommodation for military personnel.
A virtual tour through a video can help you to get familiar with Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Located in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico, Carlsbad Caverns is one of the popular national parks of the United States. The most famous part of this park is a tourist cave called Carlsbad Cavern, in which, tourists can have hiking with the natural entrance.
About two-thirds of the park is dedicated to the wilderness areas, where human activities have had a minimal impact. There are many rooms in this national park such as Balloon Ballroom, Bat Cave, Bell Cord Room, Bifrost Room, Chocolate High, Green Lake Room, Halloween Hall, etc. Visitors are not allowed to enter many of these rooms because of safety considerations. Tourists, especially self-guided ones, are allowed to spend some holidays like Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, National Park Week, and Veterans Day weekend. Also, there is a specific section for camping in the park; however, it needs permission from the visitor center.
Don’t miss this National Park Virtual Tour!
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park is located in Utah, western United States. Unlike its name, there is not any Canyon in this park and the word Bryce Canyon is related to some specific amphitheaters. Bryce Canyon National Park established in 1928 and benefits from warm summer humid continental climate.
From the ecology aspect, more than 400 plant species live in Bryce Canyon such as pinyon pine, juniper, serviceberry, etc. Also, many species of wildlife live in this national park such as Utah prairie dog, California condor, and southwestern willow flycatcher. Interestingly, eleven species, only of reptiles live in the national park.
Don’t forget to explore Bryce Canyon National Park virtually!
Dry Tortugas National Park
Opened in 1938, Dry Tortugas is a national park in Key West of Florida, United States. The park considered to be under Man and the Biosphere Program of UNESCO since 1976. This park hosted about 63,000 visitors in 9 years period from 2008 to 2017. Fantastic sea life in Dry Tortugas is magnificent and bird breeding grounds. Also, over 299 species of birds are living in this ecosystem such as sooty tern, brown pelican, masked booby, bridled tern, and so on. Make sure to visit Dry Tortugas National Park online!
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