See what makes the Great Plains great. Be inspired by the Gateway Arch. Embrace the rugged wild of the Badlands. Spanning 13 states, Midwest parks reverberate with the stories of America, teaching us about our journey as a nation. A region of Great Lakes, winding rivers, abundant wildlife, and of people who changed the world, parks in the Midwest inspire us with their history, beauty, and natural resources. Welcome to America's Heartland!
"Life is a great adventure…accept it in such a spirit." -Theodore Roosevelt