SOURCE: Kristen with Bearfoot Theory

From the moment we at Bearfoot Theory start to get stir crazy we know it’s time to get outside. One of the best ways to do that when the temps drop is by visiting a National Park or Monument. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast who prefers to avoid crowds, these popular spots are the best National Parks to visit in the winter to help you do that and more.

As it goes in all of the destinations we share, please practice good trail etiquette and remember to Leave No Trace. This means packing out all of your garbage, being respectful to others on the trail, and following the established rules.

Whether you’re a skier or a snorkeler, each National Park has something to offer every kind of outdoor lover, all year round. Here are the best National Parks to visit in the winter.