Best National Parks With Waterfalls

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Shimmering towers of clear water spurting out from impressive heights while lining rocky edges and forming geometric shapes- yes, we are big fans of waterfall tourism. Across the globe, there are countless national parks full of unique cascades to witness, from sky-high cliffs in Iceland to the rainforests of Bolivia. We present our selection of the best national parks to discover mesmerizing waterfall action.

Iguazú National Park, Amboró National Park, Redwood State Park, Krka National Park, Hardangervidda, Vatnajökull National Park, Pigeon River Provincial Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Iguazú National Park, Argentina

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      Nearly twice as tall as Niagara Falls, Iguazu National Park boasts some of the most incredible cascading waterfalls on the planet. The scenic falls lining this gorgeous national park are known internationally for providing some of the most mesmerizing and soaked views of almost 300 varying waterfalls.

  • Amboró National Park, Bolivia

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      Experience the Amazons, from the unique wildlife to the gorgeous waterfalls that have captivated visitors for years. Deep within the rainforests of Bolivia lie some truly magical experiences, we recommend swimming beneath La Pedregosa waterfall for an unforgettable and fun memory.

  • Redwood State Park in Orick, United States

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      Countless curated trails are paved throughout this US National Park designed to highlight the unique and beautiful waterfalls that are some of the highlights within the sprawling adventure. From petite falls to imposing cascades, there is a healthy variety of sky-high showers to witness during your visit to Redwood.

  • Krka National Park, Croatia

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      Krka encompasses Croatia’s famous series of 7 waterfalls alongside the Krka River. Witness some of the world’s most beautiful blue and green hues as you walk along the scenic trails. A plus is that you can swim amongst some of the famous chutes while visiting Krka National Park.

  • Hardangervidda in Norway, Norway

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      Hardangervidda is the largest mountain plateau in Northern Europe, it is here that you will find Norway’s most famous waterfalls such as Voringsfossen. The falls have been popular tourist attractions for a long time, guaranteeing accessibility to picturesque tour routes.

  • Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland

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      Within the grounds of a protected wilderness area titled Vatnajokull, lies one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls. The unique landscape of this national park is made up of glacial lagoons, ice caves, geothermal areas, rivers, and the incredibly picturesque Svartifoss waterfall which is considered to be one of the most unique in the country. This towering waterfall is framed by geometric columns of rock formations and sits tall flowing out into a beautiful canyon.

  • Pigeon River Provincial Park, Canada

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      There are countless waterfalls to see throughout this expansive park located in Ontario, Canada. Located right along the Michigan/Ontario border lies one of the most famous and towering falls within the confines of Pigeon River Provincial Park, the High Falls. This incredible sight is easy to access and worth a visit for any North American trekkers.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park, United States

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      Due to frequent rainfall and reaching heights, the Great Smoky Mountains consist of countless famous waterfalls. These large and small cascades can be found throughout the park, including the incredible 120 feet tall Mingo Falls.