Mystery National Park

It's cold and snowy in our neck of the woods so we've selected a National Park that most people think of for its snow and ice for this week's mystery destination. You know how to play. Read the five clues below, look at the photo then enter your guess in the comments below.

Mystery National Park Photo by Loco Steve

  • This park is home to pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With over 700 miles of trails, It's a hiker's paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude.

  • In 1985, the high elevation road located within this park was dedicated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark?

  • The park was named for the geological forces that carved, sculpted, and formed this landscape millions of years ago.

  • There are only 6 peaks over 10,000 feet high located within park boundaries.

  • Winter recreation in the park is limited. Snowmobiling is illegal throughout the park but cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are permitted in the lower altitude valleys away from avalanche zones.

Do you know the name of this Mystery National Park? Enter the name in the comments below. Extra points if you let us know you've visited this park.

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A Backpacker's Dream Trail
A Western Ski Town
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Andy Hawbaker
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Andy is a hiker, backpacker, snowboarder and outdoor fanatic. When he isn't exploring the Rocky Mountains, burning marshmallows or scratching his dog behind the ear, he shares his experiences here on the Sierra Trading Post Blog.
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