Texas Has 2 Of The USA’s Deadliest National Parks
Arizona got the number one spot on the top 10 deadliest national parks list but Texas made the list as well ... TWICE.
National Parks are wonderful places, great for family fun and adventure and they're scattered all over the United States of America so, there's probably one relatively close. In 2024, you may be able to visit one for free.
Grand Canyon National Park came in first as far as the USA's deadliest national parks list went. Thanks, in part, to it being the most visited national park in the country. Seems there's safety AND danger in numbers.
As for Texas, the odds of dying in our national parks is a bit lower but you have 2 different parks to die in ... errr, make that choose from. That sounds a little better.
#6 is Big Bend National Park, located a couple of hours east of El Paso. A relatively short and super easy drive takes you to one of west Texas' most scenic areas. It may be one of the nations deadliest parks but it has also been ranked as one of the best.
#9 is Guadalupe Mountains National Park, practically right next door to Big Bend. It, (along with #9), was recently in the news for a good reason when lost hikers were found.
Finding out for myself would pull me too far from my comfort zone. In a hammock. Next to the beer cooler.
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