Camping Itineraries to Explore the Best of Land and Sea:
National Parks and National Marine Sanctuaries
By Rachel Plunkett
Five national marine sanctuaries—Olympic Coast, Greater Farallones, Channel Islands, Florida Keys, and American Samoa—have boundaries adjacent to or overlapping national park boundaries, and these protected places work closely together. Other sanctuaries, like Cordell Bank and Stellwagen Bank, collaborate with nearby national seashores and other protected lands and waters.
Ready for your next camping adventure? The pages below have some tips to help plan camping and adventure itineraries in some of America’s most treasured land and sea places: national parks and national marine sanctuaries. The sample itineraries are based on a three-day primitive camping trip, with recommendations for things to do if you have more than three days to camp, learn, play, and explore.