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Hammocks Love National Parks

Thank goodness for National Parks! These large areas of land, with diverse eco-systems are protected for years to come. Our hammocks love to tour around national parks with ENOpians like you, and with our tree-friendly straps, you can ensure to leave the park just the way you found it.  Take a look through some of the places our hammocks have gone!

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Zion National Park, UT

Laurie Powell - Zion National Park, UT“Unlike the Grand Canyon where you stand on the rim and look out, Zion Canyon is usually viewed from the bottom looking up. The vertical topography confines most of Zion’s 2.5 million yearly visitors between canyon walls.” -National Geographic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Smokey Mountains National Park, NC

Bryan Tilghman- Great Smokey National Park

“The park, which covers 800 square miles of mountainous terrain, preserves the world’s best examples of deciduous forest and a matchless variety of plants and animals. Because it contains so many types of eastern forest vegetation—much of it old growth—the park has been designated an international biosphere reserve.” -National Geographic

 

 

 

 

Crater Lake National Park, OR

Aaron Eyler-Crater Lake National Park, OR“Scientists have yet to understand completely Crater Lake’s ecology. In 1988 and 1989, using a manned submarine, they discovered evidence that proves hydrothermal venting exists on the lake’s bottom and may play a role in the lake’s character.”    -National Geographic 

 

 

 

 

 

Shenandoah National Park, VA

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“Unlike most national parks, Shenandoah is a place where settlers lived for over a century. To create the park, Virginia state officials acquired 1,088 privately owned tracts and donated the land to the nation. Never before had a large, populated expanse of private land been converted into a national park. And never before had planners made a park of land so used by humans.”    -National Geographic

 

 

 

 

 

Haleakala National Park, HI

Lyle Krannichfeld-Haleakala National Park, HI“Haleakalā, a giant shield volcano, forms the eastern bulwark of the island of Maui. According to legend, it was here, in the awe-inspiring basin at the mountain’s summit, that the demigod Maui snared the sun, releasing it only after it promised to move more slowly across the sky. Haleakalā means “house of the sun”; the park encompasses the basin and portions of the volcano’s flanks.”  -National Geographic

 

 

 

Glacier Bay National Park, AK

Kartik Ghorakavi - Glacier Bay National Park, AK“Scientists call Glacier Bay a living laboratory for the grand processes of glacial retreat, plant succession, and animal dynamics. It is an open book on the last ice age. At the southern end, where the ice departed 200 years ago, a spruce-hemlock rain forest has taken root. Farther north, the more recently deglaciated land becomes rugged and thinly vegetated.” -National Geographic

 

 

 

Joshua Tree National Park, CA

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“Many newcomers among the 1.3 million visitors who pass through each year are surprised by the abrupt transition between the Colorado and Mojave ecosystems. Above 3,000 feet, the Mojave section claims the park’s western half, where giant branching yuccas thrive on sandy plains studded by massive granite monoliths and rock piles. These are among the most intriguing and photogenic geological phenomena found in California’s many desert regions.” -National Geographic

 

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