Think you can handle camping in the winter? Try your luck at one of these four spots.
1. Boundary Waters, Minnesota
Located in the Northern third of the Superior National Forest in Northeastern Minnesota, this place is the outdoorsmen’s winter wonderland. The Boundary Waters offers more than 1,200 miles of canoe routes, 11 hiking trails and approximately 2,000 designated campsites. The cross-country skiing here is amazing.
2. White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire
Tons of gorgeous views and seasonal sporting opportunities like skiing make White Mountain a perfect winter getaway. White Mountain and the surrounding area offer a ton in the way of natural beauty. There is even opportunities to visit a Christmas Tree Farm and go dog-sledding.
3. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Rocky Mountain is hands down one of the best National Parks in the United States. Hiking, wildlife, starry nights, and fresh mountain air are all bountiful here. Snowshoe or ski 3.5 miles from Glacier Gorge Trailhead 760 feet up to the 10,000-foot Glacier Gorge campsite, where you'll have views of Longs Peak all to yourself.
4. Yosemite National Park, California
From Half Dome to towering sequoias, it can be said that Yosemite looks better in the winter than any other time of the year. There is so much to do and see in this park that you can spend a month here and still not soak it all in. Yosemite is, without a doubt, one of America’s crown jewels and a must see.
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