The perfect dozen: Embark on one of these 12 treks, and turn America's most iconic preserves into your own private paradise.
The only thing better than enjoying the life-list scenery in the country's premier national parks? Getting that same scenery, minus the crowds. Find it in these 10 backcountry hotspots, along with no-hassle permits, choice campsites aplenty, and solitude to match the world-class terrain.
See a week's worth of scenery in 24 hours, and redefine your idea of what's possible.