15 U.S. National Parks That May Not Be on Your Radar

If you prefer to travel to places off the beaten path, or don't want to fight crowds on a family vacation, here are 15 less-visited gems in the National Parks system to consider. 

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio

This park, located near Cleveland and Akron, Ohio, is best known for its historical significance.

Joshua Tree National Park, California

This park, best known for its beautiful desert landscape, is located in California near Palm Springs.

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this national park is best known for its incredible fall foliage

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

This park, best known for its unique geological formations and countless hoodoos (thin spires of rock), is located in southern Utah near the border with Arizona.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado

Located in western Colorado near Montrose, this park is best known for its cliffs and dramatic rock formations.

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