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Park Vision: Roads

Roads can ruin a natural area, scarring its beauty and interfering with the way of life of its natural inhabitants. However, if properly designed and built, roads can provide access to the beauty of portions of our national parks to those who might not otherwise have any opportunity whatsoever to view it. Some of the best and most well known of these roads can be seen in this document.

Paved Roads

Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park

Park Loop Road, Lassen Volcanic National Park

Teton Park Road, Grand Teton National Park

North Entrance Road, Crater Lake National Park

Green River Ferry Road, Mammoth Cave National Park

Moose-Wilson Road, Grand Teton National Park

Newton B. Drury Parkway, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park/Redwood National Park

Rim Drive, Crater Lake National Park

Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park

Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park


Highway 180, Kings Canyon National Park:

Road to the Summit, Haleakala National Park

Hurricane Ridge Road, Olympic National Park

Highway 198, Sequoia National Park

Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park

North Cascades Highway, North Cascades National Park

Park Road, Pinto Basin, Joshua Tree National Park

Cactus Forest Drive, Saguaro National Park

North Shore Road, Virgin Islands National Park

Park Boulevard, Joshua Tree National Park

Lava Across Chain of Craters Road, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Unpaved Roads

Davison Road, Redwood National Park

Carriage Road, Acadia National Park

Motor Nature Trail, Kings Canyon National Park

Geology Tour Road, Joshua Tree National Park

Kettle Falls Portage Road, Voyageurs National Park

Hohokam Road, Bajada Loop, Saguaro National Park

Access Road, Kettle Falls Hotel, Voyageurs National Park

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