National Park Tours & Active Vacations

Our national park tours feature incredible biking and hiking routes, comfortable lodges and fascinating visits with naturalists, park rangers and local experts. There’s no better way to discover America’s national parks than with Backroads. We’ve been hosting unforgettable national park tours for more than 40 years, and whether we’re hiking in Yosemite, marveling at geysers in Yellowstone or spotting falcons in Maine’s Acadia, these active vacations offer the perfect balance of adventure, attentive service and luxury.

Backroads is the #1 active travel company for national park tours. We draw on our decades of experience to plan the best, off-the-beaten-path routes, dodge the crowd and get you in deep to your destination. Have you ever wanted to trek past lava flows at Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park or spot bighorn sheep at Glacier National Park? You’re in luck. Join us on one of these active national park tours to see why Backroads is the right choice for an unforgettable adventure.

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Kayaking Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Multi-Adventure Tour

Alaska's Kenai Multi-Adventure Tour

National Park Grandeur - Wildlife, Mountains & Glaciers

Hiking - Alaska Walking and Hiking Tour

Alaska's Kenai Walking & Hiking Tour

National Park Glaciers, Coastline & Wildlife

Arizona Saguaro & Tucson Bikers Riding in Desert

Arizona's Saguaro & Tucson Multi-Adventure Tour - 4-Day Getaway

National Park Adventures in the Sun

Palm Springs & Joshua Tree Multi-Adventure Tour - Biker & Trees

California's Palm Springs & Joshua Tree Multi-Adventure Tour- 4-Day Getaway

Desert Trails & Iconic National Park Landscapes

Hiking on Backroads Palm Springs & Joshua Tree Walking & Hiking Tour

California's Palm Springs & Joshua Tree Walking & Hiking Tour - 4-Day Getaway

National Park Jumbo Rocks & Desert Oases

Yosemite Multi-Adventure Tour

California's Yosemite Multi-Adventure Tour

National Park's Giant Sequoias & Iconic Half Dome

Yosemite National Park, Backroads

California's Yosemite Walking & Hiking Tour

National Park's Dramatic Half Dome & Waterfalls

Death Valley Bike Tours

Death Valley Bike Tour - 4-Day Getaway

California's Dramatic Desert

Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Alaska's Kenai

Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Alaska's Kenai

Dolce Tempo Journey among Mountains & Glaciers

Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Maine's Acadia

Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Maine's Acadia

Dolce Tempo Journey in Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor & Camden

Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Utah & Arizona's National Parks

Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Utah & Arizona's National Parks

Dolce Tempo Journey in Bryce, Zion & Grand Canyon

Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons

Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons

Dolce Tempo Journey - Geology, Wildlife & Peaks of the National Parks

Easygoing Walking Tour California's Yosemite

Easygoing Walking Tour California's Yosemite

Dolce Tempo Journey - National Park's Dramatic Half Dome & Waterfalls

Florida Keys Adventure - Key West

Florida Keys Multi-Adventure Tour

Winter Sunshine from Everglades to Key West

Glacier & Waterton Lakes Bike Tour - Bikers by lake

Glacier & Waterton Lakes Bike Tour

Epic National Park Grandeur in Montana & Alberta

Kayaking - Hawaii's Big Island Multi-Adventure Tour

Hawaii's Big Island Multi-Adventure Tour

Volcanoes National Park & the Kohala Coast

Maine Bike Tour

Maine Bike Tour

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor & Camden

Acadia National Park on Maine's Mount Desert Island

Maine's Acadia Multi-Adventure Tour

National Park Adventure in the Northeast

Acadia National Park - Maine Walking & Hiking Tour

Maine's Acadia Walking & Hiking Tour

Charming Camden & National Park Adventure

Glacier National Park Multi-Adventure Tour

Montana's Glacier Multi-Adventure Tour

Epic National Parks in Montana & Alberta

Backroads Glacier & Waterton Lakes Walking & Hiking Tour

Montana's Glacier Walking & Hiking Tour

National Park Adventures in the US & Canadian Rockies

Blue Ridge & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Walking & Hiking Tour

North Carolina's Blue Ridge & Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains Walking & Hiking Tour

National Park Adventures in Appalachia

Crater Lake Bike Tour Riders Overlooking Lake

Oregon's Cascades & Crater Lake Bike Tour

Bend, Three Sisters & the Deschutes River

Crater Lake, Oregon

Oregon's Cascades & Crater Lake Multi-Adventure Tour

National Park Playground in the Pacific Northwest

Crater Lake Hiking Trip - View from Crater Rim

Oregon's Crater Lake & Cascades Walking & Hiking Tour

National Park Adventure in the Pacific Northwest

Angel's Landing Hike, Zion National Park, Utah

Utah & Arizona's National Parks Multi-Adventure Tour

Majestic Bryce, Zion & Grand Canyon

Arches & Canyonlands Hiking Tour - Delicate Arch with hikers

Utah's Arches & Canyonlands Walking & Hiking Tour

Epic National Parks in the Southwest

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Utah's Bryce & Zion Bike Tour

National Park Red-Rock Wonders

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Utah's Bryce & Zion Multi-Adventure Tour

National Park Jewels & Incredible Canyons

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Utah's Bryce & Zion Walking & Hiking Tour

National Park Adventure in Canyon Country

Zion National Park Canyon Bike Tour

Utah's Zion Multi-Adventure Tour - Weekend Getaway

Southwest National Park Gems

Hiking in the San Juan Islands, Washington

Washington's San Juan Islands & Olympic Peninsula Walking & Hiking Tour

Orcas Island & Olympic National Park

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons & Montana's Big Sky Multi-Adventure Tour

National Park Adventure from Bozeman to Jackson

Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons & Montana's Paradise Valley Bike Tour

Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons & Montana's Paradise Valley Bike Tour

Stunning Lodges, Quaint Towns & Two National Parks

Grand Teton bike tours

Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons Multi-Adventure Tour

National Park Geysers, Peaks & Canyons

Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour

Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons Snow Adventure Tour

National Park Winter Serenity from Bozeman to Jackson

Hiker - Yellowstone & Tetons Walking & Hiking Tours

Wyoming's Yellowstone & Tetons Walking & Hiking Tour

Geology, Wildlife & Peaks of the National Parks