When the sun sets on a beautiful day in our national parks, don’t think that the fun is over! These eight national parks assure us that nature never sleeps with exciting after-hour adventures. Make sure you take advantage of these experiences before the last of the warm summer nights are gone!
From a casual stroll on a sunset-soaked trail, to a lantern-lit expedition, there are countless ways to enjoy a night in the parks. Gaze up at nature’s night-light and create new bedtime stories that will leave you dreaming of more wonderful national park experiences to come!
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee)
Explore Cades Cove on an easy 2.5-mile moonlight hike or embrace the beauty of Cataract Falls after a lantern-lit stroll through the old Forks of the River community.
Whether you’re looking to relax after a long day of work or searching for a way to spend a weekend night, an evening in the national parks is always a great way to wrap your day! Check out the National Park Service’s event calendar to discover all of the night time adventures in national parks near you!