Best Eats in America's National Parks

Food Network editors took into consideration both campers and glampers and found dining options at America's national parks that will appeal to anyone’s taste buds.
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A bull elk walking along a river - Yellowstone National Park

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The national parks are an American treasure. On Aug. 25, the National Park Service — which manages and preserves the country’s 412 national park areas — will celebrate its centennial. In addition to its preservation efforts, the organization maintains myriad on-site dining options that keep campers, hikers and first-time explorers fueled for the day.

Thankfully, the dining options are just as diverse as the parks’ many visitors. On-site and off-site, you’ll find restaurants carrying a wide variety of cuisines, including vegan, Italian fusion, American fine dining and, of course, barbecue. If you prefer being closer to nature, take your food options outside for a picnic.

Food Network editors took into consideration both campers and glampers and found dining options that will appeal to anyone’s taste buds. Find the park that best suits your appetite here!

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