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10 incredible views to see in U.S. national parks

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Natural beauty abounds in our national parks.

Here are 10 views you should check out!

Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park

A UNESCO World Heritage site located in Colorado, Mesa Verde National Park offers a stunning look into the lives of ancient Native American cultures. 

Crystal clear water at Glacier National Park

Enjoy the views from shore or paddle the rivers and lakes for a more adventurous experience at this park in Montana.

Delicate Arch at Arches National Park

Arches National Park in Utah is best known for preserving over 2,000 sandstone arches that are downright otherworldly. 

Winding Green River at Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park in southeastern Utah (not far from the town of Moab) is especially popular for recreation.

Morning Glory Pool at Yellowstone National Park

The iridescent, striking color of the pool at this Wyoming park is a result of bacteria that inhabit the waters.

Sunset at Grand Canyon National Park

If the sheer expanse of the Grand Canyon isn't enough to dazzle, just wait for the gorgeous colors of its sunsets.

Zion Canyon at Zion National Park

Zion National Park was actually Utah's first national park. The most prominent feature is Zion Canyon, a dazzling 15-mile stretch cut through Navajo Sandstone.

Coastal scenery of Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park, located on Mount Desert Island north of Portland, Maine, was established as the first national park east of the Mississippi. 

Hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park

Despite its name, Bryce Canyon isn't actually a canyon, but rather a natural amphitheater.

Newfound Gap at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Straddling the border of North Carolina and Tennessee, the pass known as Newfound Gap introduces drivers to all manner of plant life. 

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