It is hard to believe that it is already August.  It feels like July just got here.  National Park Obsessed has grown beyond my wildest dreams this month.  The National Park Instagram account hit 2,000 followers. The #NationalParkObsessed hashtag has been used over 1,000 times and the website has had over 2,500 guests.  Here are the 14 best photos from the United States National Parks in July 2018.

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Joshua Tree National Park

NationalParkNerdd got up super early to visit the Cholla Cactus Garden and watch the sunrise in Joshua Tree National Park, California.

Crater Lake National Park

More_Outdoor_Adventures visited Crater Lake National Park, Oregon as a bit of forest fire smoke rolled in.  The smoke helped create an amazing sunset.

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Grand Canyon National Park

EmilyrJWagner got a treat while visiting Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.  She got to see a California Condor.  These birds were brought back from the edge of extinction to being re-introduced and starting to successfully breed in the wild again.

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Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Ybycui2 took an evening stroll in Washington D.C. and spotted the moon rising over Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Ataraxiagram took a hike in the sand to visit the Great Sand Dune of Great Sand Dunes National park and Preserve, Colorado.

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Badlands National Park

GrumpyHighlander got up early to do a little hiking in Badlands National Park, South Dakota.  He enjoyed watching the sunrise over the land.

Acadia National Park

AdventuresWithDandy took to Maine to visit Acadia National Park.  With summer in full swing, the waters off Acadia National Park reminds one of the tropics.

Zion National Park

ldwin_photography headed into Zion National Park, Utah for an adventure with Angels and the Narrows.

Yellowstone National Park

TravelsWithT took a walk thru the artists paint pots in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. These unique hot springs get their color from the algae.

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Biscayne National Park

MrEWexlerMA spent a day in a boat enjoying Biscayne National Park, Florida.  Most of Biscayne is underwater and is only reached via boat.

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Glacier National Park

Mc_photography406 took a hike out to Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park, Montana.

Yosemite National Park

AdventureKid56 provides a different perspective of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, California.

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Pecos National Historical Park

National Park Patch Lady highlights an ancient Pecos Pueblo village.  The Pecos National Historical Park, New Mexico protects a range of history from the Pueblo people to a Civil War battle site.

Everglades National Park

EPCOT Explorer showcases the wildlife of Everglades National Park, Florida.  Everglades is home to more than just alligators.  The Park is teaming with wildlife from birds to manatees.


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Jennifer is a long time national park blogger and the founder of National Park Obsessed. She is a dedicated National Park lover who is working on visiting all 62 US National Parks. She has currently been to 53 of the National Parks. She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge of the Parks with others and helping them learn to love the parks as much as she does.

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