What's Your Perfect National Park?

Take this quiz to find the ideal park for your next trip


1. Where would you prefer to spend your time?

  • Mountains
  • Canyons
  • A beach
  • A river


2. Which geologic feature excites you most?

  • Glaciers
  • Caves
  • Volcanoes


3. Which wildlife would you most like to see?

  • Bald eagles
  • Anything that lives under the sea
  • Moose, elk and other mammals you might find on the wall of a bar
  • Bears, cats and other things that could eat me
  • Bison
  • Bats


4. What type of accommodation do you prefer?

  • I need a roof over my head, but nothing fancy
  • I want a view of the park and a minifridge, or I'm not going
  • I'll stay in a tent, but I need a few basic amenities
  • I'll sleep anywhere, as long as I see more stars than people


5. There are no roads and the only way to access the park is via plane or boat.

  • Where do I sign up?
  • I'm staying home. Have fun!


6. Where in the country would you like to go?

  • Eastern U.S.
  • Western U.S.
  • Makes no difference to me
  • The more remote the better!


7. What sounds like the most appealing way to spend a day?

  • Hiking
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Taking it easy and looking at all the pretty nature
  • Anything moderately active will do


8. Choose your own adventure:

  • Rock climbing
  • Scuba diving
  • Rafting
  • Anything that gets my adrenaline going
  • Can't we just sit and look at the pretty nature?


9. Wildlife viewing is the most important part of visiting a national park.

  • True
  • False


10. How long would you like to spend at the park?

  • I just want to stop for a few hours, see it and move on
  • At least three to four days
  • A week or more
  • I want to go get lost for awhile
  • A night, maybe two


11. What's your ideal ecosystem?

  • Desert
  • Forest
  • Tundra
  • Freshwater
  • Marine


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