“Roughing it”: 9 amazing homes for sale near National Parks

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As Ken Burns proved in 2009, U.S. National Parks are America’s best idea. They’re  treasures that attract millions of visitors each year and they’re accessible to just about anyone with a car.  But what if you could live near one?

Enjoy the Silence has compiled a short list of some of the most beautiful properties for sale near national parks.

Grand Teton National Park Mountain Lodge- Wyoming 

Homes near the Grand Teton National Park
Mountain Lodge near the Grand Teton National Park. List price $8,950,000 Credit: Teton Board of Realtors

7 beds,7 baths,8,441 sq. ft.

List Price $8,950,000

Property spans more than 10 forested acres surrounded by conserved lands along the Snake River passage. Includes two distinctive residences: the 6,000 sq.ft. main lodge and the freshly-renovated bunkhouse–a 2,400 sq. ft. ranch-style retreat perched above a fishing pond.

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Desert Estate near Arches National Park- Utah

Arches National Park in Moab Utah. List price $1,550,000. Credit: Perpetual Images
Arches National Park in Moab Utah. List price $1,550,000.

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 4154 sq. ft.

List Price $1,550,000

Located in Moab’s premier gated subdivision. This magnificent home was designed in specific harmony with the landscape.

Acadia National Park- Maine

5 Beds, 5 Baths

List Price, $4,100,000

Located on 15.6 acres with 623 ft. of bold ocean frontage. The long, paved driveway leads to a 10 room, 5 bedroom, 5 bath, 4 fireplace year-round residence with spacious light-filled rooms that let the outside in. Built 1990. Square footage not listed.

Custom Craftsman near The Great Smoky Mountains- Tennessee 

3 Beds, 6 Baths, 4578 sq. ft.

List Price $1,999,000

Custom-built craftsman retreat with 360-degree mountain views. Open floor plan is beautifully detailed with vaulted ceilings. Over 3,000 square feet of outdoor living space.

Lakeside cabin near Yellowstone National Park- Montana

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2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,884 sq. ft.

List Price $2,450,000

Lakefront parcel with sandy beach and boat dock on heavenly Hebgen Lake. An estimated 1.5 acres of the 10 acres is above the the water line. 10 miles to West Yellowstone and the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

Tropical Paradise near Haleakala National Park- Hawaii

2 beds, 3 baths, 2,582 sq. ft.

List Price: $4,999,000

Located on 149 acres of pristine, lush pastures. Aptly named Pu’uhonua after the ancient Hawaiian place of sanctuary, this legacy estate truly reflects the elements of private refuge, safe haven and a place for pure, clean living.

Remodeled Cabin near Yosemite National Park- California

2 beds, 2.5 baths, 1,588 sq. ft.

List Price $1,399,00

Riverfront home on largest private lot on the South Fork of Merced River in Yosemite National Park. Surrounded on all three sides by National Park Service land. Whole house was remodeled in 2011.

Mountain Luxury near Rocky Mountain National Park – Colorado

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5 beds, 6 baths, 4,300 sq. ft.

List Price $1,200,000

Log home only a couple of minutes from the lakes and snowmobile trails. Built in 2008

Waterfront Mediterranean near the Everglades National Park

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,760 sq. ft.

List Price $1,799,000

Located at the apex of the ocean and “North Sound Creek”, the gateway to Largo Sound. The top level of this home encompasses an oversized master suite with private balcony boasting view of the ocean along with the pool, spa and back courtyard area along with the 70 feet of dock and a wide direct ocean access canal.

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