The One U.S. State Park That Stands Out From The Rest

With around 10,000 state parks across America, there’s no shortage of choices and beauty to choose from. Depending on where you live or what kind of adventure and views you seek, declaring one “best” state park is downright impossible. But this one in western New York constantly stands out from the pack with its assortment of year-round activities for nature lovers and its incredible beauty:

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Letchworth State Park is located 35 miles southwest of Rochester and 60 miles southeast of Buffalo. Learn more about this nature utopia and how to get there from the New York Parks, Recreation and Preservation Department. Have you visited this park before, and if so, which area or waterfall was your favorite? Would you agree that it is among the best of state parks in America? Why or why not?

interested in other state parks? You’ll want to view this comprehensive list of the most enchanting state parks in all 50 states.