Joshua tree NationalPark ジョシュアツリーナショナルパーク

All American National parks are amazing. This is why I love to roadtrip in the U.S. I have traveled many nature places in Japan but nature in America is way bigger scale.

Of course I like Japanese nature such as natural hot springs in Kyushu, beautiful beach in Okinawa and bamboo forest in Kyoto. But there are not many parks in Japan where we can see wild life animals or wide landscape.

Joshua tree National park is one of the parks that has wide landscape and very wired rocks.

 

Joshua tree National park is great park to have a relaxing time with your family. I love to spend slow time in this park. Quiet atmosphere gave me very calm down experience at night. I also recommend short hike in Joshua tree. You will find very wired shape rocks.

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ジョシュアツリーナショナルパークはLAから気軽に行ける距離にあるナショナルパークの一つです。そこには日本の自然とは全く異なる世界が待ってます。曲がりくねった岩、奇妙な形のジョシュアツリーそして広大な砂漠。日常からかけ離れた光景は自然の力を再認識させてくれます。

もし時間があればゆっくりとキャンプする事をオススメします。都会の夜とは違う静寂に包まれた自然の夜はゆっくりと過ぎて、キャンプファイヤーから聞こえてくる「パチ、パチ」という木が燃える音だけがこの贅沢な時間のBGMです。

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Bryce canyon National Park ブライスキャニオン ナショナルパーク

There are many National parks around the border between Utah and Arizona. This “Grand Circle” area is the best place to visit in the U.S. for road tripping. But those National Parks are always popular therefore I recommend to visit those places before or after high season. You might spend an hour for just to get parking spot sometimes in high season. Bryce canyon is one of the popular National Park.

We got Bryce canyon NP in end of August. It was not very busy so we decided to hike “Navajo Trail”. Navajo Trail is popular short trail in Bryce canyon. I highly recommend to hike if you can have a time. It takes only an hour. But you can walk in between beautiful rocks. Also there is some natural bridges on the trail. You can’t enjoy these hidden natural sculpture from view point.

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