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Map of National scenic areas in the United States

This article lists scenic areas in the United States National Park System: national preserves, national recreation areas, national seashores, national lakeshores, national rivers, national wild and scenic rivers, national reserves, and a few miscellaneous protected areas.

This article doesn't contain all the natural areas in the National Park System. See also United States National Parks and United States National Monuments, together constituting the most spectacular destinations in the system, as well as United States National Parkways and the National Trails System.

New EnglandEdit

MassachusettsEdit

VermontEdit

Mid-AtlanticEdit

DelawareEdit

MarylandEdit

 
Assateague Island National Seashore

New JerseyEdit

New YorkEdit

PennsylvaniaEdit

  • 13 Allegheny National Recreation Area (USFS), near Warren

Washington, D.C.Edit

  • 14 Anacostia Park, Anacostia
  • 15 East Potomac Park, Waterfront
  • 16 Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, Anacostia
  • 17 Meridian Hill
  • 18 Rock Creek Park (Meridian Hill Park, Old Stone House, Peirce Mill, Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway)

SouthEdit

 
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

AlabamaEdit

ArkansasEdit

GeorgiaEdit

MississippiEdit

North CarolinaEdit

TennesseeEdit

VirginiaEdit

  • 29 Mount Rogers National Recreation Area (USFS)
  • 30 Prince William Forest Park, Triangle

West VirginiaEdit

FloridaEdit

MidwestEdit


MichiganEdit

MinnesotaEdit

  • 43 Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, St. Paul

MissouriEdit

WisconsinEdit

TexasEdit

Great PlainsEdit

KansasEdit

  • 51 Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Strong City

NebraskaEdit

  • 52 Niobrara National Scenic River  
  • 53 Pine Ridge National Recreation Area (USFS)

OklahomaEdit

 
Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Rocky MountainsEdit

ColoradoEdit

IdahoEdit

 
Sawtooth National Recreation Area

MontanaEdit

  • 61 Rattlesnake National Recreation Area (USFS)

SouthwestEdit

NevadaEdit

  • 64 Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (USFS)

New MexicoEdit

UtahEdit

CaliforniaEdit

 
Alcatraz Island

Pacific NorthwestEdit

OregonEdit

 
Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
  • 79 Hells Canyon National Recreation Area (USFS), near Baker City
  • 80 Mount Hood National Recreation Area (USFS)
  • 81 Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (USFS), Corvallis

WashingtonEdit

AlaskaEdit

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