No car needed: National Parks from Cities

Live in the city, love the outdoors and don’t own a car? No worries, our sister site offMetro just published the first ever Guide to National Parks without a car. Here’s a quick run down of our favorites based on your city:

  1. From New York City
    • Gateway National Recreation Area
    • Fire Island National Seashore
  2. From Boston
    • Acadia National Park
    • Cape Cod National Seashore
  3. From D.C.
    • The Chesapeake and Ohio National  Historic Park
    • Assateague National Seashore
  4. From San Francisco
  5. From Chicago
    • Indian Dunes National Lake Shore
    • Glacier National Park
  6. From Los Angeles 
    • Joshua Tree National Park
  7. From Portland
    • Crater Lake National Park
  8. From Seattle
    • North Cascades National Park
    • Olympic National Park
  9. From Miami
    1. Biscayne National Park
    2. Everglades National Park
    3. Dry Tortugas National Park
  10. Houston
    1. Hot Springs National Park

There’s even a shwanky Google Map to go along with it:

What are you waiting for? No car? No excuse! Check out the new guide now.


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March 10th was Mappy Hour’s 6th birthday and we celebrated at The North Face in Soho with a panel of incredible leaders in the sport and outdoor industry.