South Carolina: Jones Gap State Park
Visiting this state, you can enjoy some of the best trout fishing the area has to offer. The park itself is where the Middle Saluda River drops into the Coldbranch Spring.
But besides fishing, park-goers can hike over 60 trails in the 13,000-acre park, covered with sprawling mountains and forests. Or they can spend the night at one of the 16 campsites.
South Dakota: Custer State Park
Across its 71,000 acres, this park welcomes guests with its abundance of activities, diverse wildlife, and breathtaking picturesque views. Visitors can rock climb, hike, or swim, all while catching a glimpse of the unique wild animals, including bison or elk.
Tennessee: Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park
Where this park is situated is what makes it unique. It’s perched atop the eastern Cumberland Mountains and gives nature seekers access to stunning vistas, waterfalls, and dizzying gorges.