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National Park Views Not to Be Missed

By Marisa LaScala
August 3, 2013; 7:05 AM ET
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America's national parks offer some of the most gorgeous scenery in the country, from Yellowstone to Florida. Here are some of our favorite views.

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Credit: Thomas M. Strom

Biscayne National Park


Perched on the shore of Biscayne National Park, the lighthouse at Boca Chita Key was built in the 1930s by one of the island's former owners. When the observation deck is open, the views become even more dramatic, as you can look over the water to the Miami skyline.

Credit: Thomas M. Strom

Biscayne National Park


It's reported that 95 percent of Biscayne National Park is actually underwater. Shipwrecks such as this one, surrounded by grunts, make for excellent underwater sights.

Credit: Marc-Martin Publishing

Capitol Reef National Park


The Guifford Homestead, built in 1908, looks especially quaint when cast against the dramatic backdrop of Capitol Reef National Park's Fruita Cliffs.

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